Open the Bottle Day - Printable Version
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- Dave Pomponio - 01-30-2004 03:58 PM
Can anyone tell me when open the bottle day is. I read in WS lat year that every February there is a designated ' open the bottle night".
- glenora - 02-01-2004 03:41 PM
Can't help with the correct answer--but it seems that if you opened one everyday you could not miss--and this year you get 29 chances!!!
- winoweenie - 02-02-2004 10:00 AM
I'll Drink To That!......'Course I drink to gas station openings.ww [img]http://wines.com/ubb2/wink.gif[/img]
- wondersofwine - 02-02-2004 02:20 PM
Wall Street Journal wine columnists say February 28th is the night. It's a Saturday so go for it! I expect to be in Charleston or Myrtle Beach, SC that night and will probably be having some wine with dinner.
- hotwine - 02-02-2004 03:26 PM
The Wall Street Journal wine columnists started a campaign to designate one night each year as "Open That Old Bottle Night", as a way to encourage their readers to finally open an old bottle they've been holding on to for years. The first was only in '99, as I recall. The writers, a husband and wife team, are a fun read. Their column "Tastings" appears in the Weekend section of each Friday edition. They alone designate the date for OTOBN each year.
- Dave Pomponio - 02-02-2004 03:44 PM
Thanks to all for your help answering my question.