Watch Out! 27% of Canadian Wine Drinkers Cheat!

Ever wonder what your taste buds say about you? According to a national survey conducted by Angus Reid Strategies for yellow tail in March 2009, wine preferences reveal a lot more about a person than basic pairing choices.

Playing By Their Rules

  • While nine out of 10 Canadian wine drinkers play board games, 27 per cent admitted to playing by their own rules and cheating when the mood strikes.
  • More than 50 per cent of Canadians aged 18-34 admit to cheating at a board game.
  • Specifically, Cabernet Sauvignon drinkers are most likely to cheat while playing a board game (41 per cent), followed closely by Merlot (31%) and Sauvignon Blanc drinkers (32 per cent).

What do you enjoy with your wine?

  • When enjoying a glass of wine, men are more likely to get frisky with a loved one (41 per cent of men) while women are more inclined to have a games night (28 per cent of women).
  • The majority of Canadians who like to play board games in the bedroom are Merlot or Pinot Grigio drinkers.
  • Manitoba and Saskatchewan residents are significantly more likely to get frisky with a glass of wine (57 per cent compared to 36 per cent average).

Wine shopping for games night

  • The best wine choices for a double date are Chardonnay, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc, as both men and women list these as top faves.
  • If choosing wine for a man, Cabernet Sauvignon or a Shiraz is your best bet
  • If it's a lady you're aiming to please, women tend to prefer Pinot Grigio, Rosé and sparkling wines like yellow tail Bubbles.


Article courtesy of News Canada

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