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10 Crafty Ways to Up-cycle Wine Bottles and Corks

10 Crafty Ways to Up-cycle Wine Bottles and Corks

You slice that sweet seal, pierce the cork, twist in your corkscrew, and hear that delicious little pop. Now what? Cork is such a versatile material; it seems so wasteful to toss it away. What about when you reach the bottom of that delicious bottle of wine? Are you prepared to part ways forever? Instead of wasting, use any of these ten amazing ideas of ways to up-cycle your wine bottles and corks!

Cliff-Notes to Speaking Like a Sommelier

Cliff-Notes to Speaking Like a Sommelier

As with any trade, there is an extensive amount of vocabulary that comes with enology. The more time you spend around wine and connoisseurs who can truly talk the talk, your knowledge and vocabulary will expand. In the meantime, you do not have to sound like a total novice! I've compiled a list of common language used to order, interpret, and discuss wine to provide you with some basic tools in sounding and acting like a pro!

Neighborhood Spotlight: Downtown Los Angeles

Mixed within the crumbling facade of the city are artists, inspired young chefs, musicians and many others who are bringing new life to the city center.