It’s Valentine’s Day and Jack Dorsey is tweeting about wine.
Or, more precisely, he tweeted a screenshot of a WikiHow article telling people how to properly hold a wine glass. Whatever you do, insists the article with an accompanying picture of a solitary hand holding a glass of wine, “Never hold the bowl.” It’s real depressing shit.
The Twitter CEO shared the image late Friday afternoon after, we’re assuming, his date told him to stop being such a pretentious jerk and just enjoy the nice bottle of Priorat for crying out loud.
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While there are already a handful of wineries run by First Nations people in Canada, Gondwana Wines is hoping to do the same in Australia.
It’s a majority-Indigenous owned wine company and social enterprise founded by Worimi entrepreneur Alisi Tutuila, that aims to simultaneously make great wine, promote Indigenous Australian culture and give back to the community itself.
A multifaceted business, Gondwana Wines gives a portion of its proceeds to the “Leading The Way” program, which provides training and employment opportunities for Indigenous Australians. Read more…
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You twist the bottle, or try to yank it up quickly after pouring a glass — we all struggle to drop wine bottles from dribbling down the side of the neck.
But turns out, all it took was some clever engineering to fix the perennial problem.
Daniel Perlman, an inventor and biophysicist at Brandeis University has showed off a bottle with a groove cut into its lip. The groove is what stops the liquid from running down the bottle.
There are already products designed to prevent wine dripping, but Perlman says he wanted to solve the problem without an additional accessary. Read more…
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