I like a fine Shiraz.
This won’t be a shock to any of you regular Men with Pens readers or anyone who has taken one of my Damn Fine Words writing courses. A glass of wine is my most-recommended solution to a lousy day and my go-to reward for pulling off a great coup. It’s probably the only vice I’m willing to admit in public – mostly because people often offer me a glass if I mention it.
But my love of fine wine isn’t common knowledge. In fact, if you Google my name, you’ll find out more about my underwear than my drinking habits. So when Naked Wines made me this offer, I was impressed:
Every single one of my readers and followers gets a $100 off any of the wines on the Naked Wines website.
FREE WINE. What’s not to love?
That’s exactly why I blew them off, of course. Completely. I thought, “Who the hell are these guys? $100 off is a LOT of money. (And a lot of wine.) Are they kidding me?”
I thought this was a classic case of a pitch sent out to a bunch of people by a company who hasn’t bothered to do their research.…