17th Century Italian Wine Windows, Which Were Used During the Plague, Are Open Again Due to The Coronavirus Pandemic

17th Century Italian Wine Windows, Which Were Used During the Plague, Are Open Again Due to The Coronavirus Pandemic

Small wine windows, or buchette del vino as they’re known in Italian, were used in Florence during the Italian Plague so palaces could sell off surplus wine without touching the lower classes. Hundreds of years later, innovative Florentines have reopened wine windows to dispense everything from coffee to cocktails in a COVID-friendly way. Continue reading »

During Lockdown, This Man Invested His Time Into Building A Staircase Wine Cellar That Holds 156 Bottles

During Lockdown, This Man Invested His Time Into Building A Staircase Wine Cellar That Holds 156 Bottles

The lockdown is the ideal time to do the things around the house that you’ve neglected for way too long—things like finally getting rid of the stuff you stashed “just in case” and ended up not using in 5 years or sorting the heap of clothes on that one chair at home. You know, the chair. Continue reading »

Samurai Bottle Helmets Are Here To Fiercely And Elegantly Adorn Your Bottles Of Booze

Samurai Bottle Helmets Are Here To Fiercely And Elegantly Adorn Your Bottles Of Booze

Tadayasu Co., Ltd., producer of traditional Japanese armor, has released a set of intricately crafted bottle toppers in the guise of famous samurai helmets. They’re designed to fit snugly over the top of your drink of choice, whether it’s a large bottle of Japanese sake or your favorite bottle of wine. Continue reading »

Oh Good, Tide’s New Packaging Looks Exactly Like Boxed Wine

Oh Good, Tide's New Packaging Looks Exactly Like Boxed Wine

Tide has reimagined its classic liquid detergent with a new Eco-Box package containing an ultra-concentrated formula designed for eCommerce.

The Tide Eco-Box arrives on a shopper’s doorstep in a sealed, shipping-safe cardboard box. Inside the box is a sealed bag of ultra-compacted Tide liquid laundry detergent. To use, a perforated cardboard flap is peeled off to reveal a dosing cup and a new “no-drip” twist tap. To make dosing simpler on flat surfaces, the box includes a pull-out stand to raise the height of the box so the cup fits easily beneath the tap. Continue reading »