Picks and Pans Review: The Wine Enthusiast

updated 12/02/1985 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/02/1985 AT 01:00 AM EST

Chablis and burgundy sweatsuits are among the more popular of the 300-plus must-haves in this wish book for the nouveau oenophile. There's a sobering stock of wine racks, coolers and corkscrews. For $49.95 you can be an obnoxious dinner guest with a pocket computer that bleeps out 1 to 10 ratings on the vintage your host is serving (a 72 Bordeaux gets a 4, a '74 California Cabernet Sauvignon a 10). Reginald, a four-foot sommelier robot, serves by remote control and doesn't hover around waiting for a tip ($79.95). (70 Memorial Plaza, P.O. Box 39, Pleasantville, N.Y. 10570)

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