Top 10 drinks tweets of the week
This week’s roundup of top industry tweets features fashionable finds, football anecdotes and tattoos to behold.
Another week, another treasure-trove of wine industry tweets to sift through from some of the most social media-savvy characters we know.
Marvel at their twitpics, hold their hashtags in high regard, and be astounded at their character-saving abbreviations, as they tweet on all things wine (plus a few puerile jokes).
So dive in and take a look at our top ten drinks industry tweets of the week…
One of the Wine Harlots spots this beauty.
If that isn’t the most perfect birthday drinking hat, we don’t know what is.
— Wine Harlots (@WineHarlots) August 13, 2014
The Drunken Cyclist
We trust this went well for our Drunken Cyclist.
If it worked, it’s yet another technique to add to the list of weird ways to open a bottle.
Wall Street Journal’s Will Lyons spots a rib-splitting anecdote from a Liverpool footballer.
Quite the raconteur…
Still makes me cry with laughter. RT Worst interview answer ever from Liverpool’s Luis Alberto…. pic.twitter.com/fMTcHV0jg7
— William Lyons (@Will_Lyons) August 6, 2014
This cartoon tickled wine writer Jamie Goode.
The simple ones are the best, aren’t they Jamie?
Kitchen Aid tattoo spotted in San Sebastián. The owner, Flavia, is ‘studying to become a chef’. pic.twitter.com/XoNNbRcszU
— Gavin Quinney (@GavinQuinney) August 12, 2014
The generous Jancis Robinson comes to the rescue of her friend stranded in a misspelled city.
Just got one of those ‘help, need money now’ emails from someone claiming to be enjoying ‘a short vacation in Keiv (sic) Ukraine’ — Jancis Robinson (@JancisRobinson) August 13, 2014
Ken ‘Alawine’ Waggoner
Captain Picard is drunk at the helm, as wine-man Ken ‘Alawine’ Waggoner points out.
— Ken Alawine Waggoner (@alawine) August 12, 2014
Puerile yet hilarious from writer Olly Smith.
Producer Jasmine Hirsch gives a paradoxical review of this particular wine.
California pinot, all gorgeous and shit. http://t.co/c8tR72IMoP
— Jasmine Hirsch (@jasminehirsch) August 6, 2014
And finally, Madeline Puckette gives pretentious wine reviewers the perfect ammunition for their next critique.