Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Thomas Angove,R. I. P.

Thomas Angove, king of the cask, dead at 92 | The Australian: "AUSTRALIAN wine and brandy legend Thomas Angove, the man credited with inventing the wine cask, has died.

Mr Angove, 92, passed away in a Renmark nursing home, in South Australia's Riverland, in the early hours of yesterday."

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.

2 comments:

Karin M said...

So a wine cask is actually a resealable plastic bag inside a cardboard box, invented in Australia. And the cask of Amontillado?

Bill Crider said...

Who knew?