Trish Findlay's Articles


Maggie’s Powtoon Wine Story

Meet Maggie, she likes to have a glass of wine with her dinner. Trouble is she only likes to have one or maybe two glasses in one night, BUT… if she leaves some in the bottle, it goes sour and that makers her mad because she has to throw it out. What a waste! So […]


Wine in History

Wine has been produced for thousands of years. Republic of Georgia The earliest evidence of wine to date was found in the Republic of Georgia, where 8,000-year-old wine jars were uncovered and according to Stephen Batiuk from the University of Toronto: “What is significant about this site is that it produced some of the earliest examples […]

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What is Wine

Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented grapes or other fruits. As a result of the natural chemical balance, grapes ferment without the addition of sugars, acids, enzymes, water, or other nutrients. Yeast consumes the sugar in the grapes and converts it to ethanol and carbon dioxide. Different styles of wine are a result of the […]

5Dollar Off Sale Extended

Sale Extended for Independence Day

With US Independence Day coming up very soon, Kathi & Trish have extended their $5 Off sale. Their wine saver, marketed under the Hot Hut Stuff label, will preserve leftover wine up to 14 days. This saves wastage, especially if you buy an expensive wine for a special occasion and don’t want to drink it all […]


The 7 Habits of Highly Annoying Wine People

The 7 Habits of Highly Annoying Wine People – Wall Street Journal Fri, 05 Jun 2015 The 7 Habits of Highly Annoying Wine People WINE IS A BEVERAGE meant to bring pleasure, perhaps even joy. And yet, for me, some aspects of wine can make it much less enjoyable. Some of these irritations are […]

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New Trend in Teen Drinking

The British Have Stolen “Wine Surprise” From Me Fri, 05 Jun 2015 13:31:20 GMT The New York Times reports on a new trend in teen drinking across the pond: Young Brits have recently been consuming a kind of caffeinated wine called “Buckie” with wild abandon. The drink has become so popular that the Scottish […]

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Jenny LeMay Review

Jenny says… “We have company over every Thursday and I love to have a few glasses of wine…  …But no one else drinks it and I end up dumping a half a bottle out each week. This is really easy to use. Put one of the stoppers on the top of your bottle, place the […]


Marisko’s Review

Useful, high quality wine saver!  “I am thrilled with my new Wine Saver vacuum pump! I hate wasting wine and sometimes, after a glass, you realize that it’s not a wine night and you’re left with the opened bottle. Even if I use it just for cooking, I like to preserve it in the right […]