I have to admit I’m not an experienced forager, but something about spring always makes me think of mushroom foraging. Here are some recipe and wine matching ideas for your springtime bounty.
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What would you request for your last meal? Would it include a glass of wine? The attraction of wine labels. Using birds of prey to control pests in the vineyard, your brain on wine, and skid-row rosé.
There’s no rule that says you can only sell wine as single bottles, matched cases, or whatever mixed combinations your customer chooses. You can “package” your wines in other attractive ways, as well.
Have you bought a car lately? If you’re older than 40 or so, boy how times have changed. When you bought your first car, the dealer held all the cards. Now, the consumer does and dealers seem to live and … Continue reading
You thought you had a lot of shelves to fill in your wine shop? (Or hard choices to make in deciding what to bet your shelf space on …) More on LCI’s impact on the wine biz. And counterfeit wines. … Continue reading
Before we get to the summer rosé craze and everyone wearing flip-flops, we’ve got springtime before the blooms. And this is a good time, in my book, for Chenin Blanc.
Your brain matters when it comes to wine, and not just the next morning when it’s pounding if you’ve overindulged. Yao Ming does Napa, wine was a big deal in ancient China, and what happens when wine and lava mix?
If you don’t have a good stock of Kosher wines on your shelves, this might be a good week to add them.
Anyone who refers to rosé as “summer water” is OK in our book, though the news gets less good from there. Well, good for wine consumers. Not so good for wine shops.