Caption this: horn & cask edition

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There are some fun pics from last year’s harvest festival on Madeira over on Flickr. Madeira is a fortified wine built to withstand the abuse of sea voyages, so this cask-over-the-shoulder approach is probably child’s play for the beverage.

For your, amusement caption the one to the right. While we would probably all approve of his generous pours, Max Riedel probably wouldn’t approve of the stemware…

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12 Responses to “Caption this: horn & cask edition”


  1. More Madeira, my dear?


  2. Biodynamic wine taken to a whole new level.


  3. “She lowered her standards by raising her glass, her courage, her eyes and his hopes.”


  4. Tyler, that IS Riedel stemware, the new Sommeliers Extreme series Madeira horn! I bought two 4-packs of them for $300 per 4-pack…


  5. Biodynamic in reverse

    Now to bury this horn in a field of manure


  6. Enough ‘glue’ and I think I can get this thing to stick back on….


  7. Good to the last drop…


  8. If you are interested in it, there is a new online game about winemaking: http://onlinewinery.net


  9. “The guys said if I pour it into a horn, it won’t matter that it’s a Root Day.”


  10. “I was once, I was strolling one very hot, summer’s day
    When I thought I’d lay myself down to rest
    In a big field of tall grass.
    I lay there in the sun
    And felt it caressing my face
    As I fell asleep
    And dreamed.
    I dreamed I was in a Hollywood movie
    And that I was the star of the movie.
    This really blew my mind,
    The fact that me,
    An overfed, long-haired, leaping gnome,
    Should be the star of a Hollywood movie.
    Hmm, but there I was.
    I was taken to a place,
    The hall of the mountain king.
    I stood high upon a mountain top,
    Naked to the world,
    In front of every kind of girl.
    There was long ones, tall ones, short ones, brown ones,
    Black ones, round ones, big ones, crazy ones.
    Out of the middle
    Came a lady.
    She whispered in my ear
    Something crazy.
    She said,

    “Spill the wine, take that pearl.
    Spill the wine, take that pearl.
    Spill the wine, take that pearl.
    Spill the wine, take that pearl.

    Man, I miss Eric Burdon! I wonder if he will be touring Madeira any time soon…”


  11. “I simply MUST get a bigger glass next year!”


  12. Next – we DANCE!


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