Wine Education Prints

By: on January 21, 2014
$19.95 - $24.95
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Wine Folly has produced a series of infographic prints to assist in the casual wine drinker's oeno-education, and to give the wine savvy a sense of pride in seeing all the minutiae living inside their heads poured onto posters they can admire on their walls. In addition to the advice on How to Choose a Bottle of Wine we previously discussed, Wine Folly's collection includes:

The Basic Wine Guide to Preclude Looking Like the Dinner Table's Boorish Ignoramus. An 18" x 24" print delineating the framework of wine service and tasting techniques. Topics covered include wine calories, alcohol level, wine color, aroma, glassware, and decoding a wine label.

Wine Descriptions & What the Hell They Mean. This 18" x 24" print includes detailed explanations of over 120 descriptors commonly applied to wine's flavors and effects on the taster's palate. Like chewy, angular, and flamboyant, which can apparently apply to wine in addition to Skittles, Triscuits, and Froot Loops.

The Different Types of Wine, All of Which Will Get You Way More Shitfaced than Beer. An 18" x 24" visual guide to all major types of wine and a trusty compendium for finding a varietal that won't make you wince, pucker, or gag. Wine styles and flavor characteristics are profiled.

Pairing Wine and Food So That They Don't Make Each Other Taste Like a Barnyard Butthole. Color coded paths covering this 12" x 16" print lead from food categories to wine styles and varietals that typically pair well with them. Included are 11 types of food and 8 selections of wine. Wine Folly also notes here that asparagus, green beans, artichokes, brussels sprouts, and chocolate are pretty much lost causes when it comes to tasty wine pairings, and at least 4 of the 5 are going to taste like barnyard buttholes no matter what you serve them with.

The Colors of Wine You Will Inevitably Spill on Your Own Cheap Shirt or Someone Else's Incredibly Expensive One. 13" x 19" of data on wine coloration, from light-bodied reds to well-aged whites. Stain removal tips did not make the infographic's cut.

All wine education posters are printed on high quality matte paper with a book finish. Also, I may have taken some liberties with their official titles.

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Mainland USA, According to Common Sense

$8.25 - $47.95 from Zazzle »

The sad thing is, I'm pretty sure all of these "jokes" are based on actual statistics from the US Census. The other sad thing is, I bet the 95% of us who couldn't name half of the color blocks when looking at a blank...

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Logical Fallacies Poster

The Logical Fallacies Poster! Finally, ladies! A gift for every man you know. And finally, dudes! A gift for every woman you know. Teachers, a wall-mountable token for your students. Constituents, a mailing-tube-shippable...

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The Secret Lives of Superheroes Prints

$20 - $50 from Society 6 »

Greg-guillemin reigns supreme: Best Paparazzo Ever. I knew Wonder Woman's rack wasn't real. But I have to say, I definitely took it for silicone over Kleenex. Her tissue-molding skills are impressive. Superheros may pick...

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Evolution of the Bat-Signal Poster


Geez, 30 permutations of Batman's Bat-Signal from 1940 to 2012. I wish the stale logos of Ford and Chevrolet would take a page out of the progressive DC Comics' book. Maybe then I'd consider buying an American car as...

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Random Illustrated Facts

$10.23 from Amazon »

Random Illustrated Facts isn't just a book of trivia. Mike Lowery's Collection of Curious, Weird, and Totally Not Boring Things to Know is a book of trivia with pictures! Four gatefolds and hundreds of infographics' worth!...

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Star Wars on Earth Prints

Stirring scenes from American history, meet stirring scenes from American sci-fi. This set of 4 Star Wars prints from Thirteenth Floor pits some of the Empire's worst villains against some of our own greatest war heroes....

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Star Wars Super Graphic: A Visual Guide

$11.97 from Amazon »

Yoda in a Venn diagram. Nicely done, Star Wars Super Graphic. I'll bet the left slice is those who "Do" and the right those who "Do Not," with the Yoda center representing the young Jedis who tell their master, "Alright...

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Bar Bones Skull Drink Markers

$14.77 from Amazon »

Enough with the drink charms shaped like hearts and kitty cats. I need a sinister skull to mind my glass of rose bubbles. Uh, I mean, whiskey. Neat....

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Cabidor Door Storage Cabinet

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Behind Door #1 we have...a full-length pantry of Combos and Cap'n Crunch! And Behind Door #1-1/2 we have...a dozen classic NES cartridges, a coupla Koosh balls, and VHS cassettes of the best porn from my childhood (circa...

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The Don Vino Wine Table

$3,500 - $5k from Chicone »

I'm crowning the Don Vino Wine Table "The Godfather of Wine Storage." Not just because creator Chicone Cabinetmakers has given it the Italian Don honor, but also because it is a unique, classy, and dually functional piece...

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Don't Break the Bottle Wine Puzzle

$29.88 from Amazon »

Oh, Dad. You're such a sage. A simultaneous student and master of life. Willing pawn of the golf course, declared slave to the fishing pole. A magnate at the office, a maestro on the grill. Cigar aficionado, connoisseur...

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Ullo Sulfite Remover & Wine Aerator

$79.95 from Wine Enthusiast »

But Ullo, the best part about a night of free-flowing bottles of cheap red wine is the cranial eruption I feel building in my sinuses the next morning! Why would I want to filter out the sulfites responsible for it*?...