his site celebrates unusual wines. Unusual varieties, wines from unusual
places, and wines with distinctive, weird and funny labels.
Everyone loves Chardonnay, but do you want to drink it every day?
There are hundreds of wines made from grapes that are not everyday names.
This site features some of the more interesting ones.
And talking of
Chardonnay, would you buy one called Fat Bastard,
or a Sauvignon Blanc called Cats Pee on a Gooseberry Bush? No?
These two wines are best sellers and are two of the amusing
names you might come across in your local store that remind that wine
should - above all - be fun
Did you know there
are vineyards and wineries in Muslim countries, in battlezones, and even on
There are more than 230 unusual labels on this site. China, Thailand, and thirty-two other countries are represented, there are vintages dating from 1972 through to 2541 and many labels with weird and funny names. If you're looking for a particular one try the site index, else click on the 'Dancing Men' below to view the collection.
There's also a growing collection of wine and wine travel articles to read.
And for reading, there is my new book Marilyn Merlot and the Naked Grape, with 256 pages of unusual labels and the stories behind them.
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