“An organic wine from Chile has oenophiles in San Francisco turning up their noses. But there’s nothing wrong with the wine. It’s the name that bothers them….In Houston, Palin Syrah has been flying off the shelves at Cepage Noir Wine Company.”

Post to Twitter

So says this article, which also reports:

… Since McCain picked Sarah Palin, Palin Syrah has caused as many heated debates among wine shoppers as the candidate has among voters.

“We’ve had couples come in and one in the couple will say, ‘We’re definitely not buying this,’ and the other half of the couple is curious and they want to try the wine, so it becomes a bit of a debate,” Pactor said. “It’s been very funny. Its funny to see how much conversation can be generated over a single name.”

To be fair and balanced, Pactor said, he’s looking to give Democrat supporters an option, too.

“We’re also in the process of looking for an Obama wine or a Biden wine, just to be balanced, obviously, just to be balanced. We want to make sure customers have options, but so far we haven’t been successful,” he said. …

–Ann Bartow

Share
This entry was posted in Bloggenpheffer, Feminism and Politics. Bookmark the permalink.

0 Responses to “An organic wine from Chile has oenophiles in San Francisco turning up their noses. But there’s nothing wrong with the wine. It’s the name that bothers them….In Houston, Palin Syrah has been flying off the shelves at Cepage Noir Wine Company.”

  1. Eric says:

    This drink might make some people whine, but that would just be sour grapes. (Sorry, couldn’t resist!)