It’s that time of the year again! are lit and people are spending more time with their loved ones. While some of us are planning to bake a cake the others are looking for venues to party. The truth is that 2015 is coming to an end but the fact remains that there’s still more time to celebrate. We’ll help you find the right companion this season. Answer 6 questions and find out what your holiday spirit is (literally!).
1. What does your New Year’s eve look like?
A. Hitting the most popular party in town
B. You are the one hosting the party
C. Dinner, drinks and conversations with close friends and family. Don’t know yet. Waiting for someone to make a plan
2. If you were a fruit, which one would you be?
A. The exotic Pineapple
B. No fruits for me. I am a spice.
C. Sweet and fruity – Cherry
D. Does lemon count as a fruit?
3. What do you wear for holiday season parties?
A. Classic black shirt / LBD
B. Suit / Dress up
C. Something Red
D. Anything. Who cares!
4. What does your playlist sound like?
A. The evergreens
B. A customised playlist for the holiday season
C. Christmas carols
D. Music you can dance to
5. What’s your favourite holiday season movie?
A. Home Alone
B. Die Hard
C. It’s a wonderful life
D. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
6. Finally, what’s your favourite thing to do this holiday season?
A. Decorate a Christmas tree
B. Party more often
C. Watch the city light up or experience the chill
D. Use the holidays to relax and sleep
Mostly As: You like everything the way it is supposed to be. Just like the classic Chardonnay.
Mostly Bs: You’re the hero of the season. More power to you but with a glass of Shiraz.
Mostly Cs: It’s your favourite time of the year! The love and lights will feel better with Rosa Rossa
Mostly Ds: You like to keep it low and easy. No pressure at all. Your easy going nature blends well with Chenin Blanc
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