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Of Chariots, Wineries and Social Media

Both the Canadian and US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That’s an exceedingly odd number. So why was that gauge used? Because that’s the way they built them in England, and the US … Continue reading

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Simplicity is Key in Creating a Wine Deal

Like so many of you, I love deals on wine. I am stumped at times when a basic principle is lacking from the structure of most of these deals from the consumer perspective. That principle is “Keep it Simple So … Continue reading

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Personalize your Wine Club for Success!

It’s a message fresh from a recovering economy. The consumer wants two things from the purchase of a wine or anything else for that matter. We want something we find value in and we want a deal on it. Nothing … Continue reading

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Top Ten Signs Wineries Need Social Media

When playing cards as a kid, I initially struggled with the term ante. Eventually I gave in, and although nothing of value was coming back to me immediately for the hard-earned lawn-mowing cash I was handing over, it was required … Continue reading

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California bids Adieu to Robert Parker

It’s a bittersweet loss for many, as Robert Parker Jr. has announced his tire-bouchon is being passed to a respected associate in the rating of California wines. There is no doubt in my mind that Robert Parker has been THE … Continue reading

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WineMatch’s Washington Road Tour

I’m really excited to take WineMatch on the road after six years in the making. The reasons are many, but unless you have already been to Washington, the fresh fish markets and fish throwing at Pike’s Place in Seattle, the … Continue reading

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