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Magazine Archives: Nov. 30, 2003

Czech-Trained Glass Repairer Unclouds the World of Decanters

Ryan Isaac
Issue: November 30, 2003


Augustine Jochec doesn't look at the glass as half-empty or half-full. Instead, he is given several chipped, broken and otherwise imperfect glass objects every day and is asked to repair them. In addition to repairing glass vases, bowls and figurines, Jochec cares for what he calls "sick glass," most often found in decanters.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 30, 2003.


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