01/06/10 – wines with numbers in their names

By Jesse on January 4, 2010

If you were out and about last Thursday night, or even if you were at home watching TV, it was probably made very apparent to you that a lot of people get really excited about the coming of the New Year. Well, here at the Winos we say “bah humbug.” It’s just a number, after all, and it’s totally arbitrary — but that doesn’t stop plenty of people from drinking quite a lot of alcohol to commemorate its arrival. Therefore, since we’re all obviously willing to drink to excess in honor of random numbers, this week’s meeting will feature such a theme.

On Wednesday night, bring any bottle with a number in its name. Please note, the number has to be in the wine’s actual name, not just on the label. Every bottle has numbers on its label, as mandated by law (the volume of wine contained, the alcohol percentage, and the good ol’ vintage, to name a few), but comparatively fewer bottles have numbers in their actual names. Your job is to seek them out.

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