Yet Another Cork Count Contest Update…

I’m telling you Ponchita, this Cork Counting Contest is exploding in our faces… How tough can it be to guess the number of corks in the jug below? (Keep in mind that the vessel is almost full now.)




And look at this! Here’s the latest updated list of prizes:


Whew! That’s over $950 and climbing. This contest is taking a life of its own, and all the local merchants are jumping in… You the reader might want to jump in as well… All you need to do is guess the number of corks in da bottle and send a comment with your prognostication to this blog. But don’t dally… The contest ends Sunday, Valentine’s Day! (Rumor has it that the Harwich Spirits Shoppe party and cork counting begins on Feb 14, 3pm… There will be wine tasting, food, and who knows what…)


See you by the wine racks and that all important collection of corks!


Two cats blogging,


P.S. On a separate and more serious note, recently, the Harwich Board of Health conducted one of its ongoing tests to see what stores are providing accessibility of tobacco to minors… Once again, Harwich Spirits Shoppe passed with flying colors! Unfortunately, 11 of the other 22 businesses tested failed.


Wine Glossaries

* Nat Decants: A thorough glossary from Natalie MacLean, noted wine writer, speaker, and judge.
* eRobertParker.com: “The Independent Consumer’s Guide to Fine Wines”
* GLOSSARY of Wine-Tasting Terminology (Version 1.4 – Jan. 1995): A thorough collection of definitions from Anthony Hawkins.

Beer Glossaries

* ratebeer: Now that’s a straightforward name!
* beer-pages: Roger Protz and Tom Cannavan say that “it’s all about beer”.
* alphaDictionary.com: A fine collection of Beer dictionaries.

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22 Responses to Yet Another Cork Count Contest Update…

  1. Jack says:

    My guess for the how many corks are in the bottle contest is: 1046

  2. Hilary K Kline says:

    I guess 846.

  3. Sylvia says:

    I guess 910 corks…it took a long time to count those

  4. Sean Daniels says:

    I’m gonna aim low and guess 347 corks!

  5. […] Da Gizz Escapes, and the Contest Grows Cisco (frustrated and incredulous): Oh Gawd! There he goes! Da Gizz is gone… He’s on another prize-recruiting bender for the Valentine’s Day Cork-Counting Contest… […]

  6. peggy pate says:

    let’s see??? I guess 722 for the corks in the bottle

  7. […] you have to do is leave a comment with your guess as to the number of corks are in the bottle… And as if the contest wasn’t enough… This whole idea of a pot-luck block party […]

  8. Brian says:

    Great contest! I will guess 547 corks;)

  9. Conny Ha says:

    Guessing 899 corks. 🙂

  10. Eddie Fischer says:

    The Magic Number is … 782

  11. Alissa Zeigler says:

    My guess would be….. 594 🙂

  12. Ed McManus says:

    My guess is 816

  13. Nellie Saunders says:

    547 🙂

  14. Carrie Small says:

    My four legged friend, Jimminy Cricket, barked 432 times today, so I’m going with 432 corks to get to the bottom of da bottle!

  15. Katy VanderZwaag says:

    623 corks

  16. Brian Powers says:

    Katie sent me here. I guess is 966 corks in the bottle.

  17. Heather Kurz says:

    umm… 237 corks.

  18. Sarah p says:

    say-rah says 1050

  19. Dan VanderZwaag says:

    Dan the Man says 555 (and you know he’s always right)

  20. Andy Doane says:

    475

  21. Katie Eldridge says:

    My guess for how many corks aremin the bottle is 525corks!

  22. Katie Eldridge says:

    I believe and hope there are 525 corks!

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