09/24/2013 12:55 pm ET

Wine Snob Calls Emergency Line Over Bits Of Cork In His Wine


Calling emergency services for stupid reasons isn’t just for tweaked out meth heads anymore. Wine snobs are getting in on the action too.

An unidentified British man recently called 999 -- England’s 911 -- to complain that his bottle of wine had bits of cork in it.

Upon initially discovering the problem, the patron refused to leave the bar in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, demanding a full refund. When the staff didn’t comply, the man eventually called 999 telling the operator to send over the police so they could settle the matter.

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