73% of Brits are intimidated by wine lists

5th July, 2018 by Lucy Shaw

A staggering 73% of Brits are intimidated by restaurant wine lists according to a new study, while 58% don’t feel they have enough wine knowledge to order with confidence.

As reported by The Express, the study of over 2,000 people, run by Californian wine giant E&J Gallo’s Dark Horse brand, found that nearly three quarters of Brits find restaurant wine tomes intimidating.

The study also found that 36% of participants weren’t sure what they had to look out for when a waiter passes them a taster of wine to try.

Encouragingly, Brits were found to spend £25 a bottle on dinner party wine, with one in ten splashing out £100 on a special occasion drop.

Disappointingly however, 29% of participants admitted to only buying wine when it’s on….

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2 Responses to “73% of Brits are intimidated by wine lists”

  1. michael duncan says:

    This explains Brexit….

  2. My new App, Value for Money Wines Pro, coupled with a read of “How to choose wine in a restaurant” on https://www.winebehindthelabel.org/how-to-choose-wines-in-a-restaurant/, should put many people at ease when confronted by an intimidating wine list. It just needs a little homework and once you have mastered the technique, your eyes will be open to the most intriguing wines at value for money prices.

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