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Wine is made from fermented grapes — and grapes are a fruit. Vegan foods are those that do not come from animals. So, it stands to reason that all wine would be vegan, right?

Not necessarily.

Do you really need a reason to attend a wine tasting? It seems like any opportunity to sample great wine and meet others who share your interests would not need much prompting.

It’s that time of year again. Time to look at wine industry trends and determine how they’re likely to impact wine shops and restaurants across the nation.

Topics: Wine Preference

“Organic” is a buzzword that’s slowly gaining traction in the food and beverage industry. In 2017, “organic” food accounted for 5.5 percent of retail food sales in the US. Now, organic wine is becoming popular and increasing in global market growth.

Topics: Wine Insider

Having a sommelier-created wine list at your restaurant isn’t always doable. The responsibility of curating wine often passes to the restaurant manager or owner. With hundreds of wine and food pairings, it’s difficult to find varieties that complement your dishes and delight your customers.

Wine tasting is so much more than taking a few sips from a glass and swishing it around your mouth. It’s an art that employs tasting skills that are honed over time.

Topics: Wine Preference

Talking about wine is pretty intimidating in certain situations, like when you’re at a restaurant with a wine list in hand and the waiter’s standing next to you. Are you ready to make a decision?

Topics: Wine Pairing

 

Customers who are new to wine often don't know what they want to drink. They look at the menu or stare at the bottles and pick what's obvious, what has the prettiest label, or what everyone else orders.

You can have the best products, most productive employees, and prime location for your store, but if you don’t have a good layout for your floor space, you’re cheating yourself out of some serious profit.

According to BevSpot, a self-proclaimed “all-in-one food and beverage program management software” out of Boston, “Wine...sees its highest on-premise sales in the autumn, with demand dropping off after the December holidays end.”