Vino Variations

A lot of focus in this blog has been on food. And food is the fuel that keeps us going, to be sure. But our bodies are mostly made up of water. I mean, just look at this guy:


Taking this one step further – how much better would it be if most of our bodies were made up of wine? The logical trail here may not be rock solid, but the conclusion sure is: wine is delicious.

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Having had my fair share of all varieties of vino, I wanted to find a new twist on this tried and true recipe. But how to perfect something already so perfect? Glancing through my kitchen cupboards helped me find the solution I was looking for.

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Veering off the beaten path of wine glasses, I went out on a limb and enjoyed this adult beverage in a mason jar. This was an excellent decision for three equally important reasons:

1) I felt adventuresome

2) I’m pretty sure hip people use mason jars, so my coolness quota may have just gone up

3) I didn’t have to do dishes, which currently include all my wine glasses from beverages past

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  • 1 bottle of wine, any variety
  • Wine opener (depending on selected wine)
  • Parsley for garnish (optional, but classy)

1) Find a bottle of wine that has at least 3/4 of the wine still in the bottle

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2) Open bottle. If bottle needs to be uncorked, you may need a wine opener (when it looks like the opener has landed like a triumphant gymnast, you are good to go)

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3) Pour wine into mason jar

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4) Repeat as necessary


8 thoughts on “Vino Variations

    • Awesome – lately I’ve been starting my day with some type of smoothie (amazing how you can sneak a variety of greens in there!) and it’s been great. Glad you are also getting your evening adult grape juice in as well!

    • I think getting a “YOLO” tattoo pre-dinner would remedy your hipness factor like you wouldn’t believe. (I think that’s something the Youngs say these days).

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