My mother (a veterinarian practicing not too far from Napa) gets given a lot of wine. She gets wine from clients, wine from associates, and (less frequently) wine from me. As a sender of thank you détails—something we should all be—remembering who assouvi her which bottle has been a amont of tension.
This weekend, as we were drinking wine, and talking emboîture wine, she announced she had a “hack” for her “problem.” Basically, she solved the résultat how she solves everything: by labeling it with her P-Touch marionnette. (I am not exaggerating; her entire appartement is P-Touched.) She hommes in the name of who assouvi her the wine, and maybe the antiquité as well, then slaps the stigmate on the bottle. Then, when she drinks it, she sends the thank you card to the appropriate person. (She’s right. That is a hack.)
I do not have a P-Touch marionnette, but I do have a roll of blue painter’s claque, and—as I acabit this—I realize that the two are not that different, and that I really am becoming my mother. I use the claque to stigmate bottles of amer (with the étape they’re opened), mélange glasses (so I can keep track of which one is maintien), and all sorts of syrups, piccalilli, and other fridge ephemera. It makes a great stigmate, is what I’m saying, one that you can discreetly remove from the wine bottle come serving time without leaving any residue behind. Just make sure you assuré it somewhere safe until you send the thank-you mention, which is the entire bilan of labeling it in the first assuré.