This week we dig through some older materials that didn’t make it to the top of the pile even though they deserved to. Your wine shop customers will definitely get a kick out of these stories about stamps, corks, predators, … Continue reading
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We all know that it’s easier to help customers who have a basic working knowledge of wine. What are the basics you consider essential? And what are you doing about making sure your customers know them?
When you make decisions on how to stock your shop, do you blind taste the wines you are considering? Do you live by the adage, “buy with apples, sell with cheese?” You may be wasting your time.
There are a great many varietals that your customers have likely never heard of. Make the introduction. And scare yourself in other ways, too. Your business will be better for it.
Counterfeit wines in China, marijuana-infused wine, and alternative packaging.
Why write a training and operations manual for your wine shop when you can just as easily film it?
If your family insists on doing the traditional Christmas ham, you can at least update it a bit to keep things interesting. Here’s one idea.
The January 2015 Bon Appetit is in mailboxes now. Here’s what your wine shop customers may be talking about.
This week, courtesy of the New York Times, we take a look at Italian Soave and a melon dish to accompany.
We’re suckers for a great pot-pie, and Bon Appétit’s cover story – we’ll go through the issue completely next Thursday – was too good to pass up.