Tasting note: “bitter clown tears”


This tasting note is no doubt better than the wine!

But, oddly, I bet it actually helped sales of the wine (assuming people read it). It wouldn’t surprise me if there were a store out there somewhere that posted only mockeries or send-ups of tasting notes. Would resonate well with the youngs. If anyone lacks creativity but wants to get started, there’s always the silly tasting note generator.

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5 Responses to “Tasting note: “bitter clown tears””

  1. Looks like somebody was doing a little tasting on his own before he wrote that tasting note 😉

  2. I think this was from someone replacing the tasting notes with their own prank silly versions. Must have made a few eyes pop in the aisles! lol

  3. I almost never read the tasting notes beside the price. I’m a terrible wine store shopper. For all I know this has happened right in front of my eyes countless times!

  4. That’s funny. I wonder if that’s some sort of marketing gimmick like you mention and actually had a positive impact on sales. I’d certainly be curious to know what “bitter clown tears” taste like. Slightly bitter I’d imagine 🙂

  5. You have to wonder . . . if Smokey Robinson bought a case or two as soon as he read the shelf-talker.


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