Top 10 drinks tweets of the week
This week’s collection of top tweets from industry figures features cutting-edge fashion, chic cars and continental living – all drenched in lashings of wine.
It’s been bumper week for our web-savvy wine-folk out there, having to jet across the world doing jobs for which they surely deserve recognition – but being short of medals these days, we can only recognise their efforts here.
Should they need reminding – from embarrassing snaps to snappy remarks, nothing gets past us here at the drinks business.
So dive in and take a look at what wine figures have made this week’s Top 10…
Tim Atkin and Will Lyons
What started with an innocent update by Tim to his hoards of fans ended with a red-trouser revelation from Mr Lyons…
@Timatkin Red trousers at the ready?
— Jane Roberts (@JaneEHRoberts) October 5, 2014
— William Lyons (@Will_Lyons) October 5, 2014
Jamie Goode did some ‘work’ this week…
My work this evening pic.twitter.com/drQBRtnzeE
— Jamie Goode (@jamiegoode) October 5, 2014
Our very own Lucy Shaw was a jammy so-and-so in Chablis…
Wine writer Andrew Catchpole falls victim to nominal nitwittery in Paris…
Welcome to Paris Mr Ketchball… pic.twitter.com/xQImgc1QeZ
— Andrew Catchpole (@andrewcatchpole) October 8, 2014
Winemaker Gavin Quinney lives in France…
Wine blogger Robert McIntosh delivers some clever anti-Apple satire…
— Robert McIntosh (@thirstforwine) October 8, 2014
New York wine personality Mark Oldman gets confused by a dainty decanter…
The enigmatic Robert Parker is confident of Napa’s success this year. However, he may have forgotten one thing…
#California is probably 65% or more finished, and other than a freak hail storm 9/28 in the town of Napa, weather has been superb
— Robert M Parker, Jr (@RobertMParkerJr) October 6, 2014
Producer Randall Grahm receives a compliment of sorts, being told one of his top wines pairs “wonderfully with the Cheeseburger”…
And finally, ex-pat somm and winemaker Samantha Suddons is feeling guilty – trying to hide her lonely decadence with philosophical filibustering…
If you open a bottle of wine and drink all of it, but nobody saw you do it, did it really happen? #philosophy
— Samantha Suddons (@Sammelier) October 9, 2014