BY Intern Sarah
in Eat Me
on Dec 16, 2011
I am so far from a wine purist that it’s not even funny. I mean, I'd prefer it doesn't come from a box, but 90% of the time, my choice is based on the attractiveness of the label. (Yes, I’m one of those people.) So this article from one of last week’s issues of the New York Times caught my eye almost as much as the labels it discusses.
There’s apparently a trend in the wine-naming world toward sassy, obnoxious titles. From an advertising standpoint, the appeal is clear: the name stands out, and that’s the first step toward getting a customer to buy. Read More
BY Catie Colliton
in Eat Me
on Jul 19, 2010
Wine and boobs?! What could be more fun? This weird but intriguing gag gift is sold by "Baron Bob" with the following creepy description:
Take a bottle of wine, a mixed drink or even a fifth of your favorite hard stuff to the movies, concerts, ball games, even PTA meetings. Sporting a rack that will turn heads and serving a beverage that will have guys standing in line for a sip of your secret stash!
It seems to be a more flattering partner to the "Beer Belly," an attachable gut that you can fill with beer. Read More