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The Creator

January 29, 2009

I have to admit something. I re-gift wine. Frequently.

Here’s the scenario that happens all too often: we’re running out of the house to a dinner and realize we didn’t get a gift. So I go to my wine “cellar” (more like a wine cupboard), and stare at it. How much should I “spend”? And for that matter, how much is each bottle I own worth (of course, I have no idea because either they were gifts or I picked them up years earlier while traveling overseas etc.)? What are we likely to eat that we might want to pair the wine with?

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Well guess what (this is going to come as a big surprise) – Drync Wine can help! In fact, it did help me just recently, in three ways.

First, I now have my wine cellar cataloged in Drync Wine. I know the value of each bottle, as well as have expert reviews and winemaker’s notes for each. For instance, I was shocked to find out that bottle of Antinori Tignanello a classmate gave me is worth $114 (! don’t give this one away !), and the 2002 Fond de Cave Malbec I schlepped back from Argentina is worth less than I paid for it…

Second, I was given a bottle of 2005 K Vintners The Creator the other evening. This turns out to be a $55 bottle of wine that received a rating from The Wine Advocate of 96/100. According to the winemaker, I’ll find “black olives, tapenade, dried herbs, earth, and spice” in there. Whoa! Definitely not re-gifting that.

And last, as we are walking out the door it’s super fast and easy to refer to my Drync Cellar and choose an appropriate wine to re-gift.

I’m not proud of this lazy habit, but it is what it is. And I assume I’m not alone.

-brad

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