Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

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Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by Wayfarer » Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:36 am

Wasn't even shopping for this variety, but then, as soon as I saw it, I had to buy it, and as soon as buying it, had to post it here. (I might try and find out later as to how it came by its name.)

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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by amanitamusc » Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:03 pm

If you drink that whole bottle you will find out one of the two truths and it will come out of one or
the other end of your body.If you are unlucky you will find out both truths.

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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by Wayfarer » Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:15 pm

Well so long as it goes in one end, and out the other, then it will have performed as expected. I'll keep you posted. :tongue:

(I suppose it's a bit uncool posting about such things on a Buddhist forum, but then, I did post it in Lounge.)
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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by amanitamusc » Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:28 pm

Its the lounge! Kick back and learn about the two truths. :cheers:

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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by Jeff H » Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:21 pm

Kollaras wines:
:group: "Companionship is everything and the truth flows easily" :rolleye:

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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by Grigoris » Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:31 pm

My wife brought me this one for a tsok offering.
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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by Grigoris » Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:33 pm

I just noticed that the producers of "Two Truths" also have Greek roots. It must be the Bactrian influence...
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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by Rick » Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:23 pm

There is a bottle.
There is no bottle.
There is a bottle.
There is no bottle.
There is a bottle.
There is no bottle.
Repeat until all sentient beings are enlightened or intoxicated, whichever comes first.
Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily ...

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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by Tenma » Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:26 pm

Wayfarer wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:36 am
Wasn't even shopping for this variety, but then, as soon as I saw it, I had to buy it, and as soon as buying it, had to post it here. (I might try and find out later as to how it came by its name.)

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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by Crazywisdom » Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:09 pm

Rick wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:23 pm
There is a bottle.
There is no bottle.
There is a bottle.
There is no bottle.
There is a bottle.
There is no bottle.
Repeat until all sentient beings are enlightened or intoxicated, whichever comes first.
The union of two truths lies at the bottom of the bottle
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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by boda » Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:25 pm

An unpretentious wine, empty and yet eminently conventional.

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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by Malcolm » Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:38 pm

The real question is -- do you drink it all at once, or gradually.
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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by Rick » Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:56 pm

Crazywisdom wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:09 pm
The union of two truths lies at the bottom of the bottle
Now *that* would be a vintage I'd love to try:

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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by Jeff H » Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:17 pm

Malcolm wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:38 pm
The real question is -- do you drink it all at once, or gradually.
LOL! I'm a sipper.
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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by Mantrik » Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:18 pm

Malcolm wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:38 pm
The real question is -- do you drink it all at once, or gradually.
Here in the UK we have a special piece of glassware called 'Just the One'. It's a wine glass which can hold the entire contents of a bottle so we can truthfully tell the doc we only have 'just the one glass' in the evening. Sipped gradually, one glass can last an hour or so.
The perfect present for the deluded drinker. :)
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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by Wayfarer » Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:04 am

Malcolm wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:38 pm
The real question is -- do you drink it all at once, or gradually.
Gradually. I don’t altogether abstain from intoxicants, but I usually stop well short of intoxication. [But I get the double entendre ;) ]

Actually after taking that photo, I read the label on the back of the bottle:
There are always two sides to a tale, two versions of an event, two truths to every re-telling. When we set out to make this wine, we had in the back of our minds the Latin phrase In Vino Veritas, ‘in wine there is truth’. When gathered around a table with friends, a glass of wine in hand, companionship is everything and truths flow freely. [Then a brief description of the style].
Quite a satisfactorily ‘philosophical’ bent to this label, and I do wonder whether the idea seeped across from Buddhist culture. It’s not entirely unrelated, although perhaps the last instance of “truth” might be better enclosed in quotes.

For the benefit of those who aren’t familiar with the phrase, a brief recap of the Two Truths teaching:
Two truths (Skt. dvasatya; Tib. བདེན་པ་གཉིས་, denpa nyi, Wyl. bden pa gnyis) — everything has an absolute aspect, or absolute truth, and a relative aspect, or relative truth. The absolute or ultimate is the inherent nature of everything, how things really are. The conventional or relative is how things appear. In the teachings, these are known as ‘the two truths’, but they are not to be understood as two separate dimensions, rather as two aspects of a single reality.
From http://www.rigpawiki.org/index.php?title=Two_truths.

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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by weitsicht » Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:17 am

Death eliminates the difference between all people.
Until then we remain all human. More or less*
Hamlet, remember Yorick!

* (Or as Terry Pratchett said: Human being first, witch second. Hard to remember, easy to do.)

nice post (we should have a skull amongst the smilies!)
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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by Jeff H » Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:59 pm

"1984" anyone?

Speaking of Two Truths Blanc, this just in from the Ministry of Truth. A new Doublethink axiom has been released: "Truth isn't truth". You will display these words prominently and never forget them. Your tele-screens will monitor your actions.

Have a nice day. :smile:

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Re: Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc

Post by Queequeg » Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:26 pm

At the liquor store stocking up on essentials when I found this in the Water of Life section. Cost too much but reminded me of this thread.
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Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

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