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Dog Days of Summer

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  • Publish Date: Aug 19, 2009

Since the time of cave living, two things have always been there for mankind: dogs and wine. Now, there is a way to combine our love of both. Cru Vin Dogs™ has rolled out a line of wines, each featuring a breed of dogs (as in “Golden Retriever Chardonnay”) or a specific dog (Yogi, a Bloodhound and beloved K9 tracker). Since Cru Vin donates 10% of profits to two charities, benefiting dog cancer and dog companions, these tasty wines will warm your heart for more reasons than one.

But doggonit, grapes are highly toxic to dogs. A cluster of the tasty fruit could make your healthy hound feel under the weather—with the fermented juice of over 600 grapes in a single bottle, even a sip would be a bad move for your beloved pooch.

Good thing he can have his own little bottle of Chardognay. Hailing from Chateau St. “Mutt”chelle, this wine-bottle-shaped plush toy is sure to please dogs and their owners alike with its delightful squeak and puns. It’s the safe and non-toxic way to share a glass with your beloved pup. So sip a glass of Cru Vin Dogs Chardonnay while you toss around the Chardognay – a ruff life indeed.

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