Aimed to help those in social settings seem more at-ease, the generator will provide handy pro phrases – such as ”lovely delicate red fruit flavours with earthy tones backing it up” – for bottles of vino.
Users simply select their wine of choice and will be given the options of ‘play it safe’ and ‘full show off’, followed by an expert-like description for their tipple.
The ‘shortcut to wine’ tool was created by Virgin Wines after research found half admit to exaggerating details of their personal life at a dinner party – including their salary, job description and wine knowledge.
And three in 10 adopt a competitive streak at social gatherings, and try to out-do other guests, and even the host, with fanciful tales.
Travelling experiences, cooking skills, dating exploits and even social media followings are other areas Brits are guilty of over-inflating.
But four in 10 admitted they tend to only discuss the positive areas of their lives when they’re with others in a social setting.
A spokesman, said: “Dinner parties look to be generally slightly more intimate affairs for the foreseeable future.
“This means it’s difficult to blend into a larger crowd, and people will naturally need to speak a bit more – which can be awkward if you feel you’ve little to say.
“It’s no surprise to find as a result, millions are over-egging their personal achievements somewhat, so they sound a bit more impressive.”
Top 30 things Brits have exaggerated in social situations:
2. Travelling experiences
3. The amount of exercise they do
5. Dating life
6. Cooking skills
7. Past careers
8. Films they’ve seen
9. Baking skills
10. How happy their marriage/relationship is
11. The number of countries they’ve visited
12. School grades
13. Books they’ve read
14. Sport skills
15. Clothes size
16. The amount of money they spend
17. Restaurants they have eaten at
18. Celebrities they have met
19. Past job interviews
20. Music festival experiences
21. University degree
22. Where they shop
23. Their running ability
24. Bands they have seen live
25. Their partner’s job/salary
26. The size of their house
27. Their children’s school achievements
28. The amount of tech they own
29. The amount of branded clothes they own
30. Their social media followers