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- gary - 01-19-2002 03:37 PM
tested a gadget called the Perfect Sommelier, mfg by LK MFG Corp. Tried it on a bottle of Rosemount Cab Sauv 1999. Results were tested by me,a wine drinker and my wife,a non- wine drinker. The gadget worked as advertised.
- winoweenie - 01-19-2002 03:40 PM
Hi Gary. Are you now selling the gadget? This has been hammered to death earlier. WW
- gary - 01-19-2002 03:59 PM
just reporting on how it worked here.
- Bucko - 01-19-2002 04:37 PM
They are a blatant fraud -- too bad they can't be shut down like false drug advertizing. Oh course there are a hundred scams on weight loss, cleaners, get rich quick schemes, etc. Buyer beware.
- mrdutton - 01-20-2002 01:06 AM
Sounds like a bunch of Brett to me.......
- winoweenie - 01-20-2002 09:04 AM
See Drew! I tolt' you so. Don' use no catchy werdz or phrazes on this here board or we'uns'll become inudated in Brett. WW [img]http://www.wines.com/ubb2/wink.gif[/img]
- Drew - 01-20-2002 12:59 PM
Here I sit at work with a sick computer at home and Dutton picks on me...All I can say is Mike, go brett in your hat! [img]http://www.wines.com/ubb2/biggrin.gif[/img]
- Innkeeper - 01-20-2002 02:15 PM
Hope all this brett stuff doesn't cost us our BOMB rating.
- winoweenie - 01-20-2002 03:52 PM
i 'Tink de Brett factor mite be a Bim in my Bonnett. WW
- winedope - 01-20-2002 04:28 PM
never happen, IK. WD
- Thomas - 01-21-2002 02:05 PM
so tell me again, what does this thing do, select wine for you?
- Bucko - 01-21-2002 03:16 PM
Lightens your wallet.
- Kcwhippet - 01-23-2002 07:53 AM
I hate to beat a dead horse even more .... but. I went to the web site and I just don't understand what the deal is. It looks like a wine bottle coaster with magnets. It says it "ages and rounds any wine in 30 minutes". Other than vigorously aerating, how can you artificially age a wine in 30 minutes? It also says it "improves aroma and gives wine a fuller body, less acid, more mellow". Excuuuse me? How can a non-intrusive, static device possibly improve aroma? How can it possibly make a wine less acid short of neutralizing the acid with a base solution or by diluting it with something like water? As far as I know, there is nothing ferrous in wine, so how would a weak magnetic field be able to alter the characteristics of wine? What would it purport to do to a bottle of single malt Scotch, or a bottle of port? There is absolutely nothing on their web site that explains the principle behind the wild claims. Call me a skeptic, but I think it's just a crock. Their tag line is "Enjoy your favorite wine even more". I like my 1997 Phelps Insignia just fine the way it is, thank you.
- Thomas - 01-23-2002 10:08 AM
"Enjoy your favorite wine even more..."
That is the same sentiment that causes us to run into cinnamon/pepper/chocolate/moca cappuccino/latte/ bagels. Americans are never satisfied with the simple and good--which to me is often great--we must improve on it!
- winoweenie - 01-24-2002 08:26 AM
Well Drew A FINE Mess You Got Us into The time OLLIE!!! Just found out I have 9 infected files. 5 with something called PWS-Hooker.dll, and 4 with W32/BadTrans@MM. Have sent out the smoke-signal to McAfee to send the simpleton solution. Will keep posted . WW
I received a bunch of Spam from that Aussie Idiot Ozesurfer last Sun. I report him everytime. I think that's where this brett came from.