#thebeastfromtheyeast and other cringeworthy wine hashtags

by blog on May 21, 2018

“…A man who could make so vile a pun would not scruple to pick a pocket.”

Gutenhashtag! Und #nichtsehrgutenhashtag!

Only Donald Trump could make twitter synonymous with acute logorrhoea. Here at Purple Prose Towers we often desire to take a holiday from the lush, and sometimes unwieldy, tasting notes, and pack our crispy nuggets of meaning into the tiniest valise. Here are some of current favourites currently being unliked on Instagram.

#flortoceilingcharacter

Many tags revolve around the presence of yeasts, a flor quality and oxidative notes in wines…

#borntobewildfermented

#thebeastfromtheyeast

#yeastieboy

#pedaltotheflor

#thrillerinmanzanilla

#everythingscomingupoloroso

#sherryamour

#arcofjaune

#sherrynotsherry

#oxidativenative

#yeastofeden

#o2network

#oxytonic

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#jurassicworld

One of our favourite French regions is a fertile source for clunky word-play…

#callforthecomte

#chateauchalonbecauseyoureworthit

#jurassicarc

#jurassicworld

#prettyinploussard

#juraprudenceandsavoiefaire

#formanorderlymelonqueuerouge

#seautrousseau

#ourboire

#clocktheclavelin

#beaubeaujolais

The word force is also strong with the wines of the Beaujolais region…

#gamaypalooza

#gimmethegamay

#crubeautresjolie

#drinkgamayandcarryon

#mindthegamay

#fleuriepower

#brouillyhaha

#morgonnotforgotten

#morgonaccumulator

#pyinthesky

#lifeofpy

#lureoftheloire

France’s longest serpentine river links up a string of dubious word pearls…

#whenlifegivesyougasconmakegasconade

#sologneandthanksforthecrazyblend

#superpugilisticcheninexpialidocious

#youwillassimilatethebourgeuil

#allroadsleadtoromorantin

#saumurloving

#davegrolleau

#onjouerouge

#goodchinon?

#muskateersofmuscadet

#whenlifegivesyumelonsmakemuscadet

#franclymydearidogiveacabernet

#hailingcabsoutsidebordeaux

#cheninigans

#pineauonthemenu

#pineaudaunisguv

#thejuiceisontheloose

It’s all a matter of taste…

#beautyisthebeast

#indeliciouswetrust

#saltandslake

#tenoutoftension

#coolth

#100%delicious

#thirstkiller

#soifingthenightaway

#knifeandforkwine

#gameandgravywine

#thingscanonlygetbitter

#grassinaglass

#aciditytobringtearstoyourears

#beyondthegrapevariety

What’s eating Gilbert Grape…

#quesyrahsyrah

#syrahiouslygoodwine

#diesling

#thecolourofpinot

#grenacheagreewithme

#muscatamongthepigeons

#thegrassisgruner

#crozesarered

#stonethecrozes

#thirtygrapesorthereabouts

#chardonnade

#dolcettoetdecorumest

#barberasatthegates

#riojaaroundtheclock

#letthetxacattack

#singularidentity

Regional variations…

#howdoyoulikethemappellationsnotalot

#dolomiteisright

#knocksyouonyouralsace

#knowyouralsacefromyourelbling

#wholethecatalanoutofthebag

#winesnamedafteroads

#bubblereputation

Bibble-babble bubbles…

#fizzicallyfitandreportingforduty

#letsgetmetafizzical

#thebubbletelescope

#playfulboules

#foolforyourboules

#flatpetnatmeanspetnot

#shampagnerealpain

#notpet

#stonecoldcertainty

We love wines that express the particular rocky quality of their surrounds…

#liquidlimestone

#tearsoflimestone

#stonedeaf ~ no terroir character whatsoever

#vulcanicity

#schisthot

#meltedgranite

#granitemadewine

#maximumminerals

#oddsandsods

Miscellaneous hashtags…

#proverbialhensdentures

#unicornwithhensteeth

#eggfermentersareeggsellent

#carbonictonic

#drinklikeaneyptian

#awinethatsingsforyoursupper

#pharaohtradewine

#thebrandleadingthebland

#everythingscominguproses

#fifteenyearsofwinerackdust

#callforthezalto

#corkscrewed

#apuntasbigasyourfirst

#reassuringlydisappointing

#countspoofula

#calledtothebarrel

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