GOODWOOD TEAK BOTTLE & GLASS SERVING RACK
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Back in the 1980s, wine aficionados Chester and Heather Brillhart loved to throw lavish parties where they would entertain their yuppie friends with imported cheeses and their latest wine finds. Chester served the wine by placing the bottle in a Goodwood teak rack which also held Tiffany wine glasses etched with the initial "B". However, when the stock market crashed in 1987, Chester lost his stock broker job and was out of work for almost a year. The couple was forced to live on Heather’s waitress job and money was tight, but they didn't want to give up throwing their wine and cheese parties. So, they devised a plan--Heather would bring home from the restaurant, the half empty wine bottles left behind on customer's tables. Then they would pour the leftover wine into a pitcher, creating their own custom blends. Next, Chester would carefully pour the blended wine into an empty bottle on which was a label he had designed with a "Brillhart Cellars" logo. When it was wine and cheese party time, Chester would place the Brillhart Cellars bottle in the teak serving rack along with the Tiffany glasses he did before. The guests were none the wiser. In fact, they would rave about the exclusive wine offerings from Brillhart Cellars. On more than one occasion they would ask to buy a bottle for themselves. Chester would sheepishly grin and tell them that only family members could own a bottle from the exclusive Brillhart family vineyard.
For sale is a stylish solid teak wood bottle and glass rack perfect for presenting your private labeled beverage. This rack was made in Thailand by Goodwood. It stands 7" (18 cm) and is 9" (23 cm) diameter at the base. The opening at the top is 4.5" (11.5 cm) diameter which is big enough to hold a larger 1.5 liter wine bottle. There are 4 slots to hold stem glasses up that measure up to 5.5" (14 cm) from base to glass rim. There is a thin piece of cork on the top of the base to keep the bottle from slipping. We are dating it to the 1980s.
This piece is in very good vintage condition and looks like it has seen only very limited use. There is hardly a scratch on the wood and the cork is in nice shape.
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