Wine Lovers Take Umbrage At Jeremy Clarkson's Remarks

Jeremy insult wine snobs, er....connoisseurs

3y ago

If it's one thing Jeremy has done consistently well throughout his career, it's insult people. Whether it's been intentional or not, Jeremy has a way with words that some people just don't seem to like.

The latest group that has been insulted by Jeremy are the wine lovers. Yes, you heard me correctly. In Jeremy's latest Sunday Times column, he waxes poetic on the wonderfullness that is the rose wine. I don't know how many people have done this, but go up to a wine snob friend and tell them you prefer a rose over, say, a pinot noir. My goodness, heads will roll.

Not only does Jeremy talk about how he prefers rose, he also suggests that those who prefer red or white and have knowledge of wines are pompous. Apparently Jeremy was gifted a case of '85 Cheval Blanc (a pretty high end bordeux), which prompted a slew of cliches. Jeremy then topped it off with his thoughts on the wine folks, who he describes as:

"...a red-trousered, pompous, arse and would never have some one like me round to his house."

So there you have it, folks; the most random insult from Jeremy to a group, EVER.


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Comments (8)

  • Is he including James in that, as May is something of a buff after a number of series on wine with Oz Clarke.

      3 years ago
  • I like a rosé wine too. Particularly a bottle of Chapel Down English Rose.

      3 years ago
  • Point out to me where he's factually wrong? As someone who has seen "wine snobs" in action in person, I can say without a doubt he's not entirely "incorrect" I'm even worse than Jezza, I only like desert wines...with my meals. I would rather have a Belgian Chimay Ale than a 1992 Chateau Hogwash Chardonnay Bordeaux ...actually I'd prefer a 2017 Chateau de Coca-Cola over the Chateau Hogwash.

      3 years ago
  • I think Jeremy is so fun!

      3 years ago
  • the only thing worse than wine snobs are coffee snobs, followed closely by beer snobs.

    let people enjoy the things they like you arseholes. :)

      3 years ago