A Little Dirty, Slightly Bretty, Early 80’s Grand Cru Gem From Vosne-Romanée

Finally, Friday! Fun Fridays, part deux! Here are a slideshow of a couple funny pictures I saw this week.

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Also, on Fridays we are going to post everyday food that can pair really well with wines. If you read yesterday’s link to the article regarding critics and sommeliers, you know that you should eat what tastes good to you with whatever you drink. So, I guess these will be what I think taste well together! Obviously, I will start with Pinot Noir. A great friend of mine turned me onto a concept I can only describe as “Pinot and Pizza”. I have had some of my favorite reunion dinners, dates, I-don’t-want-to-cook nights with Pinot and Pizza. The kind of pizza you have depends on what you like – vegetarian, meat lover, etc – and the wine fits the same bill – fruit-bomb from Sonoma, a little dirty, slightly Bretty, early 80’s Grand Cru gem from Vosne-Romanée or you local house wine. My favorite is a meat-filled pizza, limited vegetables (especially green bell peppers – capsicums for my Southern Hemisphere friends) and “a little dirty, slightly Bretty, early 80’s Grand Cru gem from Vosne-Romanée”. I mean, a guy can dream, right?

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But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads.
Albert Camus

Grape Lady Falls!

Happy Friday! We are going to take a light-hearted approach to Friday on the blog. Funny videos or interest “non-geeky” articles, even cool label designs.

Rated the number three “iconic internet” video of all-time with just under 10 million views, “Grape Lady Falls!” is an instant classic. Perhaps the two best parts of the entire video are 1) the cameraperson continues to film for a solid eight seconds after she falls and starts to moan in agony and 2) the reaction from those back in the studio: “Oh no. Oh dear. I think she is actually hurt there.” You know they are trying to show [perhaps] genuine concern for their fallen comrade while trying not lose their composer to laughter like Charley Steiner in the 90’s. BTW, yes, that pun was intended. If she had not tried to cheat and yell, “Stop!” to freeze her competition to only kick it in overdrive, she would not have face-planted herself from five feet up. Serves you right, cheater.

I recently share this on my Facebook page but it is a perfect article to my fellow pool-side wine drinkers. We only do it for our health, duh. Drink wine, don’t get sunburned.

No vineyards pictures as promised yesterday. The day got a little crazy in Napa and I ran out of time! Next week, re-promise! In the meantime, check out these awesome and purely original wine labels ideas! Pure inspiration for us at MSix Wines as we attempt to hammer out some details in our marketing meetings this weekend! Cool Friggin’ Wine Labels.

Please feel free to email us at info@msixwines.com any cool wine labels you see while you’re tasting this weekend or cool stuff while strolling through the world. We will be posting our favorite pictures you share next Friday. We really appreciate all the feedback so far! Happy sipping this weekend!

-M. Iaconis

I cook with wine; sometimes I even put it in food.
W.C. Fields