Wine hacks to make your weekend even better


#1

Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2016/10/07/wine-hacks-to-make-your-weeken.html


#2

Put a popsicle in my wine? Drink better wine is the real solution.


#3

Hack #1: Have some wine.


#4

I hacked an entire bottle last night and it turned into beef bourguignon.


#5

Pretty much the only hack you need


#6

Wine pops?


#7

Hack #2: if it is both delicious and cheap, keep schtum. you don’t want your supply to dry up.


#8

I saw this article and thought to myself 'gods be damned, either I post this Gif or someone else does."


#9

It’s the only logical gif to post for this topic!


#10

What is this “leftover wine” of which she speaks?


#11

Discovering that show was the best thing about Netflix suddenly blocking VPNs. Those were lean days in darkest Canuckistan.


#12

Now I know how @jlw feels. I searched for images of ice sculptures made of wine and the internet let me down.


#13

Hack #3 - Retrain your palate and wine will always be cheap, plentiful and tasty.

0:38 in that vid? Never an issue.


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#15

My wine tips:

(1) Buy boxed wine, the spout is on the bottom so it doesn’t oxidize, you can open a box and have a glass every night for a couple of weeks and the wine won’t go bad. Trader Joes has a couple of good boxed wines.

(2) Got low-quality (cheap) red wine? Make kalimotxo. I prefer pepsi max, do not experiment with dr pepper.


#16

Yeah, but how do you get Steam for windows to work?


#17

<Boooooooo!/>


#18

Hack #4: if you opener has a lever, use it.


#19

My friend calls that ‘survival wine’. When I asked him why, he just raised the bag that he’d been suckling on over his head, dropped it on the floor, and said, ‘Disaster-proof’.


#20

Got cheap wine and want to improve the flavor? Add a splash of brandy, some fruit juice, and either sliced or frozen fruit. Ta dah, sangria.

My parents’ wine of choice growing up was cheap jug wine from the supermarket, so I don’t exactly have refined tastes in the stuff.