Tactical Wine Drinking: Judge-Free Day Drinking

Tired of side-eye glances from judgey (read: jealous) people while you stroll around with a glass of wine on your day off?  Yeah, me too.  While it’s perfectly acceptible to day drink after a big race, at a renaissance festival, or pretty much any situation involving travel…what about the rest of the time?  Like vacation, staycations, walking the dog after a crappy work day, or hanging out with family?  “They” judge.  You can’t change “them.”  But you can conceal like a boss.

 

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There are some common drinking vessels on the market that somewhat conceal your wine, albeit kitchsy.  I really enjoy travelling (especially cruising or camping) with the wine sippy cup.  But yeah, it’s pretty obvious what’s in the cup.  I also have one of those popular “there’s wine in here” mugs, but I usually only eat soup out of it at work.  Because I’m snarky.

 

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Recently I’ve discovered lidded coffee cups for stealthy day drinking.  Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition.  And nobody EVER gives a second thought to a coffee cup.  I’ve been known to imbibe during conferences and even shopping…in plain sight!

 

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Because I’m super snarkly and bite my thumb at social norms, I purchased a few plastic (reusable, yay!) coffee cups on Amazon and added vinyl emojis and #tacticalwinedrinking hashtags to them.  Because I’m snarky.  They do make great gifts for my fellow snarks.

 

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So tell me, are you tactical wine drinking?  What concealment method do you use?  Tag us (#tacticalwinedrinking) when you’re out there wining while adventuring.  Oh and…extra points for sunglasses.  Cheers!

 

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Disclaimer: Red Shoes. Red Wine. does not encourage illegal activity…only fun.

2 Comment

  1. Haha! I love it. Concealing is the key. I have a few special containers for the movies, beaches and passenger-side road sodas. Unfortunately they don’t taste as good as glass. Luckily in Napa Valley, no one judges 😉
    Cheers… the Wine Ho! http://thewineho.net

    1. Sheila says: Reply

      Excellent! I feel like you and I should hang out. Cheers!

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