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Top 10 drinks tweets of the week

This week’s twitter top 10 includes poltergeists, DIY genius and “multi purpose” spoons from our drinks trade insiders.

It’s been another good week for the more web-savvy wine-folk out there in the land of hashtags and retweeting technique.

From embarrassing snaps to snappy remarks, nothing gets past us here at the drinks business. 

Take a look at what wine figures have made this weeks Top 10…

Reverse Wine Snob (Jon Thorsen)

We couldn’t be in more agreeingness with this from writer Jon Thorsen.

Olly Smith

Writer and broadcaster Olly Smith gets down and dirty while filming his latest adventure. Fashion clearly comes first for Olly, as we notice he didn’t even take off his spiffing jacket.

Wine Harlots

We think the Wine Harlots really love France, and everything in it.


Will Lyons

Wall Street Journal’s wine writer-at-large Will Lyons is done for in Devon as he deals with poltergeist in a creaky old country house.

We recommend cracking out the vino for a final hurrah, Will.

Gavin Quinney

Producer Gavin Quinney is feeling a tad precious about his “passing years”.

And we don’t blame him, with the comparison that he points out below! Don’t worry Gavin, we still love you.

Ken Waggoner

A genius DIY/Wine tip delivered courtesy of wine man Ken Waggoner.

We wouldn’t recommend harvesting the corks and trying to perform the delicate task of sticking them together in the same day though…

Eric Asimov

New York Times’ wine critic Eric Asimov marvels at the only-in-America marvel that is the ‘multi purpose spoon’. P.s, later tweets show that they are indeed sporks.

Jamie Goode

An acquaintance of wine writer Jamie Goode has had enough of bad bartenders.

Why leave someone else to do something when you can do it better yourself?

Randall Grahm

It’s all getting a bit too much around this harvesting season for producer Randall Grahm.

Dr Vino

And finally, with news of the new Apple Watch being released this week, the mysterious Dr Vino had some fears that needed quelled…

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