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The Bierzo Family

There’s some new kids in town… Well…they’re not really new, but certainly becoming more popular…everyone wants to hang around them. Many want to BE them! Being in a retail environment affords me the opportunity to find out just what’s hot … Continue reading

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The Life of a Wine Retailer

Where do I begin?  It’s been a long time since I’ve been here…please forgive me… Do I have an excuse?  Maybe… I’m studying for my diploma, so when I’m not at “the office” I’m at home with my nose in … Continue reading

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A Bender of a Tasting!

One of the biggest mandates at the store that I manage, is to have regular tastings – educational seminars to inform our customers about different styles, varietals and regions of wine that they may not otherwise taste or be interested in.  Our … Continue reading

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Hicks Fine Wines

Well, this is more of a plug for the store that I am currently managing!  I wanted to share some photos with my readers because I’m SO excited that we are finally opening our doors TOMORROW!!  Yay!!  (applause, applause) So, … Continue reading

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Losing My Mind..but in a GOOD Way!!

As I delve further into this adventure of managing a boutique wine store, part of my process is studying wine portfolios, meeting with sales reps and trying to choose appropriate wines not only for the market where the store is … Continue reading

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