The Grapevine

Wine Stories Worth Sharing for April 26, 2018

April 26th, 2018

Forget the cemetery, we want to be buried in a wine cellar. (The Cask of Amontillado notwithstanding.) Also, the rising price of cocktails, buying great olive oil, and the difference between French and American oak barrels. [level-members]

There are worse ways to spend eternity, right?

An excellent opportunity to encourage your wine shop customers to make their own cocktails at home. (Whether or not you sell spirits.)

Another non-wine topic: helping your customers buy the best olive oil. (You are encouraging them to pair their wine with great food, right?)

What does oak aging really add to a wine? What’s the difference between French and American oak barrels? All your oak questions answered here.