Bond and booze: test your knowledge12th October, 2012 by Patrick Schmitt
As we await the release of the latest Bond film Skyfall, we have compiled a quick quiz to test your knowledge of 007’s taste in drinks.
Although disappointment among Bond fans has been vocal following news he’s swapped Martini for Heineken, Ian Fleming’s famous agent has a history of enjoying strong cocktails and expensive Champagne.
As for his taste in wine, it’s traditional but varied, from German Riesling to first growth Bordeaux – just don’t offer him Chianti with fish.
Taking in both the books by Fleming and the films, Champagne is mentioned 35 times, vodka Martini 22 times and red wine 10 times.
Test your knowledge of Fleming’s fictional character with the questions below. Answers can be found over the following pages.
Oh yes, and Skyfall is due for release on 26 October.