Most popular beverages tweets in November 2019, revealed by GlobalData

From Greene King XX Mild beer to Madame Lalou Bize-Leroy, leading data and analytics company GlobalData lists ten of the most popular tweets in beverages in November 2019, based on data from the company’s Influencer Platform.

  1. Roger Protz’s tweet about Greene King XX Mild beer

Roger Protz, a British writer and journalist, tweeted about the possibility of the popular XX Mild beer being withdrawn by Greene King, a brewer and operator based in the UK.

On 21st November 2019, @RogerProtzBeer tweeted: “There’s clearly great affection for Greene King XX Mild, which appears to be in danger of becoming rarer than “Hen’s Tooth”. The brewery may be open to a clamour for its retention if you RT #KeepXXaregular @GreeneKingIPA @CAMRA_Official,” which collected 89 likes and 121 retweets.

  1. Eric Asimov’s tweet on climate change and wine

Wine and food critic Eric Asimov shared a series of his articles on climate change and how it is affecting wine producers.

On 7th November 2019, @EricAsimov tweeted: “All 4 parts of my wine and climate change series have been published. Here are the links all together: Overview… Agriculture … Winemaking … Community … Bonus coverage …,” which gained 188 likes and 80 retweets.

  1. David Wondrich’s tweet on Jim Meehan’s departure from PDT

David Wondrich, an author and cocktail historian, tweeted about bartender and author Jim Meehan’s exit from Please Don’t Tell (PDT), a New York-based bar that he co-founded.

On 22nd November 2019, @DavidWondrich tweeted: “This is truly the end of an era. When Jim opened PDT, he was one of the handful of visionaries who took the more-or-less theoretical idea of a “cocktail renaissance” and proved that it was not only possible, but it was here and now. …,” which saw 245 likes and 54 retweets.

  1. Julien Miquel’s tweet on Georges Duboeuf’s Beaujolais Nouveau Rose

Julien Miquel, a French winemaker, shared a video where he reviews Beaujolais Nouveau Rose 2019. He noted that the wine is red, fruity and pleasing.

On 22nd November 2019, @JMiquelWine tweeted: “If you’ve been wondering about #beaujolaisnouveau2019. Yes it’s red, Yes it’s fruity, Yes it’s pleasing. Explaining what’ #BeaujolaisNouveau & what it tastes like, in video. Watch #julienwineschool#wine @LoriMoreno @Friscokid49 @Dracaenawines”. The tweet saw 142 likes and 54 retweets.

  1. Denise Landis’ tweet on wine consumption in Galicia, Spain

Food writer and editor Denise Landis shared images showing how wine is consumed in Santiago de Compostela in the Galicia’s region of Spain.

On 1st November 2019, @TheCooksCook tweeted: “In the region of Galicia, Spain, house wine like this Ribeiro is delivered to restaurants in wooden barrels, served at table in a pitcher, and drunk out of ceramic bowls. This is in the town of Santiago de Compostela”, which collected 43 likes and 250 retweets.

  1. Tim Atkin’s tweet on Sherry wine

Tim Atkin, a British Master of Wine, shared an article from his website where he shared his experiences of pairing Sherry with various foods on a number of occasions.

On 7th November 2019, @timatkin tweeted: “In praise of Sherry. My latest column for @HarpersWine. #SherryWeek …,” which attracted 107 likes and 23 retweets.

  1. Jacob Dean’s tweet about Tono, an agricultural city in Japan

Food and travel writer Jacob Dean shared an article about Tono, a small city located in the Iwate prefecture of Tōhoku, Japan. He elaborates on how the predominantly agricultural city grows the majority of hops used for the production of the beer in Japan.

On 4th November 2019, @SchadenJake tweeted: “My first story for @VinePair is about Tono, an agricultural city in northern Japan that raises the majority of all of the hops in the entire country. Read my story to learn about how they’re trying to save Japan’s beer industry! #craftbeer #hops #tohoku…,” which collected 82 likes and 27 retweets.

  1. Alice Lascelles’ tweet on the possibility of The BBC Food Programme being cancelled

Alice Lascelles, a journalist and author of spirits and cocktails, expressed dismay over the possibility of The Food Programme being cancelled.

On 5th November 2019, @AliceLascelles tweeted: “Astonished to hear that @BBCFoodProg has been put out to tender – in a food & drink world full of breathless hype, fads, bad science and massive egos it’s one of the last bastions of proper journalism. Often really moving and funny too. Wonder what the @BBCRadio4 is thinking. …,” which saw 77 likes and 23 retweets.

  1. Jeff Alworth’s tweet on American brewing history

Writer and editor Jeff Alworth shared an article from his blog, Beervana, about the latest issue of Beer and Brewing that highlights the history of American brewing history.

On 19th November 2019, @Beervana tweeted: “A subtle rewriting of American brewing history seems to be underway, and I’m hoping it doesn’t become overly fixed. Hopping beers for flavour and aroma didn’t begin in New England in the late-aughts, and the creeping suggestion they did isn’t accurate.…,” which collected 73 likes and 43 retweets.

  1. Jeannie Cho Lee MW’s tweet on Madame Lalou Bize-Leroy

Jeannie Cho Lee MW, a wine critic and author, tweeted a photograph of Madame Lalou Bize-Leroy, a grand dame of the Burgundy wine region in France and owner of the Domaine d’Auvenay and Domaine Leroy wineries.

On 14th Nov 2019, @JeannieChoLee tweeted: “Madame Lalou Bize-Leroy is very happy with her 2018s – she has every right to be since Domaine Leroy wines are powerful, ripe & intense in this vintage #wine tasting #burgundy 2018s #laloubizeleroy #domaineleroy #incredible #wines #fineandrare #instawine,” which attracted 69 likes and 11 retweets.

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