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'Bottle A Day' Wine Glass

'Bottle A Day' Wine Glass

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A sleek, stemless glass, perfect for wine lovers partial to Ms Austen's wit.

- Material: 100% glass
- One size: 11.75oz (0.35ml)
- Hand wash only


In Northanger Abbey, John Thorpe finds that “if everybody was to drink their bottle a day, there would not be half the disorders in the world there are now”.

And Jane Austen herself, in letters to her sister Cassandra, hints at a partiality for wine by writing:  “For elegance and ease and luxury, the Hattons and Milles’ dine here to-day, and I shall eat ice and drink French wine, and be above vulgar economy.”

“I believe I drank too much wine last night at Hurstbourne,” she admits, “I know not how else to account for the shaking of my hand to-day. You will kindly make allowance therefore for any indistinctness of writing, by attributing it to this venial error.”

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