I always seem to put off buying stocking stuffers until the last minute – I suppose it’s because it’s so hard to think of fun items that aren’t too big and don’t cost too much. So, here’s a list of things you can find very easily online, at your local wine shop, Costco or even maybe a hardware store.I’ve added a couple of items to last year’s list:
1. Foil cutter(s): Life would be far more difficult without it – a bloody battle between you and the metal capsule or, even worse, plastic!
2. There’s this wonderful product called Wine Away that removes the stains if you swirl your Zinfandel just a little too enthusiastically which, for me, is just about every day 😉 It works! There’s even a purse-size bottle – very handy.
3. There’s also a wine-away, of sorts, for your teeth. It’s called Wine Wipes. It happened to me again last week – I went to a tasting without thinking to grab my toothbrush and toothpaste before I ran out the door. Don’tcha just love that dingy, slightly purple smile? These wipes fit in your purse or pocket very easily and they work! Caution: My dentist said to rinse your mouth thoroughly with water before brushing after drinking wine. If you don’t, you’re just brushing the enamel-destroying acid right into your teeth. A good rinse will get your oral pH back into the safe zone. Continue reading