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01.18.2006

WBW#18 Has Been Announced: Don't Drink, Shop.

wbwlogo.gifAnd now for something completely different. What does your local wine shop smell like? How do you write a tasting note for a store? How do you evaluate the structure and legs of your local wine merchant without offending the women who work there? All of these questions and more have to be evaluated in the next version of Wine Blogging Wednesday, the Web's virtual wine tasting event. Next month's edition, however will be unlike any we've had before. Instead of rating wines, participants will be rating wine shops. Hosted by Tyler over at Dr. Vino, the February event will focus on your favorite (or newest, or unfamiliar) wine shop. Should be an interesting take on Wine Blogging Wednesday. Put away your glasses and corkscrews, and sharpen your reporter's pencils and notebooks as wine bloggers around the world go investigative on February 1st, 2006.

Comments (4)

g58 wrote:
01.18.06 at 10:28 PM

For long time, I reread these rules to WBW 18. I think maybe babooshka is on too tight ... but no! You mean you use rubles to buy wine from man who isn't the government?! Nyet!! This is crazy! I wait for WBW 19!!

Alder wrote:
01.19.06 at 7:59 AM

Sorry Marcus. Bummer about your government controlled liquor situation. If your social safety net wasn't so good, I'd encourage you to move to a free market nation, but then again, you might get to buy wine from whomever you choose, but you'd go bankrupt trying to pay for your kids' healthcare and education. Not to mention, they'd have to speak American. Yuck.

mph wrote:
01.19.06 at 10:36 AM

Marcus could move to Pennsylvania and get the worst of both worlds!

01.19.06 at 11:31 AM

Alder... you can update the WBW Icon here:
http://www.drinksomewine.com/storage/content-images/wbw_icon.jpg

it has the word blogging now. Thanks!

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