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The best... accessories for wine lovers

Wine thermometer, Fusebox blending kit, Wine cradle, Wine for the Confused DVD, Two-bottle carrier

Wine thermometer
This silver-plated thermometer from Ercuis makes sure you’ll enjoy each glass at the ideal temperature.
Price: $73 Contact: Saksfifthavenue.com
Source: New York

Fusebox blending kit
Play vintner with this easy-to-use kit. It comes with five Bordeaux varietals and “everything you need to do a home-blending session with friends.”
Price: $120 Contact: Justgrapes.net
Source: Men’s Journal

Wine cradle
The Stretto cradle holds wine
at the “optimum angle for settling sediment,” giving you an excuse to show off that “prized” vintage. The Bello model is available in walnut, cherry,
lacewood, or figured maple.
Price: $725 Contact: Tabriziart.com
Source: San Jose Mercury News

Wine for the Confused DVD
This instructional video, starring actor John Cleese, covers the “wine basics— common grapes, tasting, how to deal with a sommelier, fermentation—in precisely the irreverent way you would expect from a Monty Python alumnus.”
Price: $15.99 Contact: Amazon.com
Source: Chow.com

Two-bottle carrier
This padded waterproof carrier comes in handy when “that Château Margaux from Bordeaux is too precious to risk breaking.”
Price: $59 Contact: Bottlewise.com
Source: Real Simple Travel

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