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From Around the Web
Self-Service Wine Machines in Your Supermarket: Most supermarkets have a section where their alcohol is located. And, for all intents and purposes, that seems to work out quite well for them. And, while there are plenty of other places you can pick up liquor or all sorts, it looks like that's not okay for a French company out there. Apparently, the developer of the machine --La Cuve Réserves Précieuses-- has already put several of these self-service wine holders into French supermarkets, and they plan on expanding into the United States within the next year. You just walk up to the thing, hold your jug or whatever else you may have, and then pick red, white, or rose. Your wine will then slip out, and you fill until you can't fill anymore. A label will get printed out, and you give that to the cashier. A crazy idea, and one that we're not sure will take off here in the States, but definitely worth looking into. Though, we can't imagine that tastes very good.
R3 Media Network
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