Category Archives: Antiques / Accessories / Gadgets

Antique Wine Coolers – The Cellaret

Wine Coolers are all the rage nowadays but they have quite a history behind them that goes back further than I realised. If any of you are fans of the Antiques Roadshow you may have spotted a Cellaret once or … Continue reading

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Antique Wine Coolers – The Cellaret

Wine Coolers are all the rage nowadays but they have quite a history behind them that goes back further than I realised. If any of you are fans of the Antiques Roadshow you may have spotted a Cellaret once or … Continue reading

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Claret Jugs

Having looked into the future of wine bottles last week I thought it would be interesting to look at the past. Claret Jugs were a phenomenon of the Victorian and Edwardian age and were produced from about 1830 to 1920. … Continue reading

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Claret Jugs

Having looked into the future of wine bottles last week I thought it would be interesting to look at the past. Claret Jugs were a phenomenon of the Victorian and Edwardian age and were produced from about 1830 to 1920. … Continue reading

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Picnic Wines

The British love a picnic – it conjures up lazy days under the hot sweet sun, but did you realise the French invented them? The origin of the word picnic is French (piquenique) and signifies an outing with food – … Continue reading

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Wine Gismos and Gadgets

Perhaps I am showing my age but life nowadays seems to move at break neck speed and subsequently people can seem impatient. Gone are the days of waiting for the good things in life, modern society seems to be more … Continue reading

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Wine Gismos and Gadgets

Perhaps I am showing my age but life nowadays seems to move at break neck speed and subsequently people can seem impatient. Gone are the days of waiting for the good things in life, modern society seems to be more … Continue reading

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