Hero Hacks Her Fridge To Dispense Wine Instead Of Water

by Maria Guido
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Image via Clare Potts/Twitter

Hero turns her fridge’s water dispenser into a wine dispenser

A 28-year-old graphic designer figured out the coolest thing about her fridge, and decided to let the world in on it. Apparently you can turn that boring water tank in your fridge into a delicious white wine holder, and dispense it — chilled. My god, why haven’t any of us ever thought of this? She’s not even a mom. We’re supposed to have the market cornered on “fastest ways to consume wine.”

Look at this:

First of all, this is genius. Second, I like her style. She seems to be existing on wine and shrimp alone. And maybe a Diet Coke? Oh, and more wine on the bottom shelf.

Mashable interviewed the genius a.k.a my soul mate a.k.a fashion blogger Clare Potts, and she explained how she turned her boring fridge into a party. “We’ve just bought a house and we’re in the process of buying all the grown up things we need,” Potts told Mashable in an email, “My boyfriend Joe was telling me [the fridge] came with a wine rack and I just said ‘why don’t we just put it in the water cooler?’ It seemed like the obvious thing to do.”

Duh. So obvious it’s almost painful. Why didn’t any of us think of this before we had little hands around that could reach the dispenser and ensure us a visit from CPS?

When asked how it works, she explained “Exactly the same as if you’re filling [the fridge] with water, just add wine in the water tank…and use the tap as normal.” She also mentioned something about removing the filter if there was one.

The internet is impressed.

There are of course those showing up just to say the wine would taste gross, she’s destroying her fridge, she’s an alcoholic, blah, blah, blah. This is why we can’t have nice things. If you can’t appreciate the utter genius of this idea, go take a nap. The world is bored with you.

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