Archive for the ‘Business Tips for Wine Shop Owners’ Category

Wine Industry Stats, Facts, and Figur

May 29th, 2018

If you’re looking for the numbers to back up your assertions – or you want to get a sense of what direction some part of the wine world might be heading, we’ve got the resource for you.

Value, Perceived Value, and Wi

May 22nd, 2018

Is that $80 bottle of wine really worth four times that $20 bottle? 

Being a Responsible Wine Shop Own

May 15th, 2018

Apologies for a heavier-than-usual article today, but this is a topic we can’t ignore.

Other The Other Kids Are Doing It, Why Can’t You? (Wine Shop Wine Club

May 8th, 2018

There’s a lot of crap out there when it comes to wine clubs, but there’s plenty to be learned from both the dross and the gold.

Tracking Consumer Wine Preferenc

May 1st, 2018

How are you staying on top of what your wine shop customers really want? And are likely to want next?

AI and Matters of (Wine) Tas

April 24th, 2018

There’s no accounting for taste, or so the saying goes. Which would make you think that standardizing our, um, standards, would be a good thing. But I bet you’re not going to like where this story of wine tastemaking is … Continue reading

Blockchain and the World of Wi

April 17th, 2018

It’s not just silicon valley that is gaga over blockchain and, especially, the cryptocurrencies which are based on it. Now the wine world is getting into the act.

The Shifting Sands of Interstate Wine Shipping Regulatio

April 10th, 2018

With regulations constantly changing, and interpretation of those regulations changing nearly as quickly, it pays to stay on top of new developments.

Wine Scores and Their Impact on Sal

April 3rd, 2018

You already know that high scores from widely-read publications drive sales – and prices. But what happens, and how do you talk about wines that get different scores from different critics?

What Wineries Selling DTC Means for Retail Wine Sho

March 27th, 2018

As I read these two related articles about the costs associated with setting up DTC programs at wineries, I began to think of both the parallels and threats to retailers that DTC represents.