This is a slight departure from the usual wine news roundup. Not a great deal has been happening below the headlines and even I'm getting bored from being serious all the time. So: A very English bloke, in a very English kitchen, makes wine from Coca-Cola. One might assume that Coke, having sugar levels at about eiswein level, would probably not need chaptalisation. Wrong. After rectifying the acid levels and fermenting it with bread yeast - yes, bread yeast - there comes the tasting. Discussions about stuck ferments below the video might have missed the point... A classic from Fry and Laurie. Do not watch if you are a wine merchant. Hmmmm, Sparkling Shiraz... The Beatles visit a French winery and Ringo almost ruins the harvest (which is not saved by an Indian summer, but by Paul MacCartney's vocals). Very instructive. One from AbFab. Not overly amusing until Eddy says 'someone's stolen the steering wheel'. Warning: not for the easily-offended Borat attends a wine tasting in the USA.
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