And the winner is: Jessi Pearcy, whose number was 952, and the winning number was 960 (screenshot to the right). Thanks to everyone who participated, which was the most we've ever had. Tomorrow's prize: A wine book gift pack, including the controversial “Grape-a-hol, ”Oz Clarke’s Pocket Wine Book 2013,” and “The Curious World of Wine” from the esteemed Richard Vine.Today, to celebrate, the blog's fifth’s anniversary, we're giving away a set of two red and two white Riedel Bordeaux glasses, courtesy of Banfi Vintners, worth about $100. It's the first of five daily giveaways; check out this post to see the prizes for the rest of the week.
Complete contest rules are here. To enter, pick a number between 1 and 1,000 and leave it in the comment section of this post. If you get the blog via email, you have to go to the website to enter. At about 5 p.m. central today, I'll go to random.org and generate the winning number. The person whose entry is closest to that number gets the glasses.