Happy Valentines Day – Wine Amnesty

Happy Valentine’s Day to my lovely readers!

Anvers Rose Happy Valentines Day
Anvers Rose Happy Valentine’s Day

I hope the day brings you much joy, love and happiness. Would you like a glass of bubbly to celebrate?  I enjoy sharing a bottle of sparkling wine with my love on Valentine’s Day… but not this bottle!

At the risk of offending a friend, this was a gifted wine that I cannot drink.  I find this style of wine too be way to sweet for my taste.  Even the thought of the sweet, floral flavour makes me pull a face as I’m writing.  Being a wine snob I don’t even have the heart to re gift it, as I would be mortified if someone thought I actually liked the wine. So the unloved bottle has been taking up valuable space in my wine rack for more than two years.

Thankfully Western Australian winery, Fifth Leg has come to my rescue. They have launched the “Bad Wine Amnesty.” As part of the wine amnesty I can exchange my unloved bottle of wine for something more to my taste in the Fifth Leg range.

Fifth Leg Wines
Fifth Leg Wines

The campaign announces that “life is too short to drink bad wine!” If you too feel this way, take advantage of the Bad Wine Amnesty, at First Choice Liquor, on Saturday 15th February, from 1.00- 5.00pm. Swap your worst bottle of wine for something enjoyable from the Fifth Leg range.

Bad Wine Amnesty
Bad Wine Amnesty

The Fifth Leg range includes a Crisp Chardonnay a lovely Semillon Sauvignon Blanc and a Rose.  For lovers of red wine there is the choice between a Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Malbec or a Shiraz

How do you participate in the Wine Amnesty?

  1. Choose your most disgusting bottle of wine
  2. Place it in a paper bag so no one can see the embarrassing label
  3. Visit your local First Choice Liquor store between 1.00 -5.00pm on Saturday 15th February 2014
  4. Approach the friendly sales assistant at the Fifth Leg Wine Amnesty counter “Swap Zone”
  5. Hand over your unloved (unopened) bottle of wine.
  6. Select a replacement bottle of wine from the Fifth Leg range.

 Remember the wine amnesty is only available at all Australian First Choice Liquor stores on Saturday 15th February (Tomorrow)!

Let’s hope no one received bad wine for Valentine’s Day… but if you did, now you know what to do.  Drop into your local First Choice Liquor store and swap if for a quality Fifth Leg wine.  Don’t worry if the boy finds out, he will know he should buy you Fifth Leg next time 😉

Help spread the news and stamp out the consumption of bad wine with the Bad Wine Amnesty!

Don’t be a victim of wine crime anymore!

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