Category Archives: Barware

Repurposing Wine Barrels – Just Cuz I Could

In retirement I make furniture, usually finely finished stuff.  Recently I got a commission to make a pair of bar stools out of  wine barrel staves and the metal barrel strapping.  They are still a work in progress as I … Continue reading

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Everything is on the Table

In the summer I enjoy sitting on our front porch sipping a cool white wine and gazing at the mountains to the south.  I find it a very pleasant way to enjoy a week-end day and avoid the sweltering heat.  … Continue reading

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The Cellar Dwellers

I know, a bit whimsical as my posts usually go, but I am trying to change things up a bit to create more excitement for my readers. My first ever photo blog hopefully gets to the essence of Poor Robert’s (Wine) … Continue reading

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What’s In A Wine Glass — Besides Wine?

I’ve consumed wine in just about every sort of vessel, from paper cups, plastic wine glasses mason jars and all sort of fancy wine goblets. I’m even old enough to remember when a wine glass was small and only came in one shape. … Continue reading

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