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Open That Bottle Night Is Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009

This Saturday, Uncork That Cherished Wine

Chances are you've got at least one bottle you've been saving for a special day, but what if you don't know what that significant occasion will be? That's the idea behind Open That Bottle Night, a dedicated evening when wine aficionados proclaim there's no time like the present to open a meaningful bottle of wine.

2009's event takes place this Saturday, Feb. 28, marking the 10th anniversary of the celebration created by Wall Street Journal Tastings columnists Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher. As the two wine writers have put it: "You should worry less about what is the perfect moment for the wine than what is the perfect moment for you."

I've been celebrating OTBN for years, because I couldn't agree more with the message. It's important to enjoy life in the present. Isn't it time to take a moment to relax, pull the cork, and enjoy life by the sip? I'm looking forward to opening a bottle of 2006 Bella Vineyards Late Harvest Zinfandel that I've been holding onto. It's not about the monetary worth of the wine, but rather its sentimental value: I have nostalgic thoughts about years past when I drink it.

This weekend, what wine do you look forward to opening and why?

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emalove emalove 7 years
That's awesome! I'll have to remember to do it tonight!
insanitypepper insanitypepper 7 years
Maybe a Segura Viudas cava. Not expensive, but tasty!
partysugar partysugar 7 years
Not sure what bottle I will open. I don't have anything I've been really saving, but I will definitely be drinking wine.
hanako66 hanako66 7 years
I did this at Christmas with two bottles that we have been saving. One, we couldn't get the cork off! The other, horrible! That is what I get for not storing it in my parents wine fridge.
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Nice idea!
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