Design Fixation: Good Taste: Bear Flag Wine


Good Taste: Bear Flag Wine

Please excuse my lack of Good Taste posts, its been a while. (For those of you who are new to Good Taste here on Design Fixation: I feature a wine or liquor bottle with a creative label, then I review the juice inside).

This weekend I stumbled across one of the most unique wine labels I've ever laid eyes upon. It belonged to Bear Flag's Dark Red Wine. First and foremost, cheers to a simple name... it doesn't get easier than that. The label wraps almost all the way around the bottle, and a pair of hands "pull" the label apart. The backside includes drawings of, among other things, a dog and a high heel drawn in a graffiti sort of style. Seriously people, this is not an easy combination of items to successfully put on a wine bottle.... but, in the words of Tim Gunn, Bear Flag makes it work.

As for the wine inside the pretty bottle... rather delicious. Definitely some strong flavors, with a smooth finish. If you're in the market for a good value (and some good conversation), try it.


  1. So glad to hear you enjoyed it! By the way, the dog on the label is my American Bulldog Sadie!!

  2. Oh, how wonderful! That was one of my favorite parts of the label. How does a dog get to model for Bear Flag Wine? ;)


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