Tag Archives: store

Pelaverga Anyone?

February 2016 was the first time I’d tasted this grape, having no idea what it was, or even how to pronounce it! I was in Vancouver at the Wine Festival, where Italy was a special guest and I was able … 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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The Next Phase…

Oh life is pretty exciting right now…full of mock exams, writing store policies, putting together inventory, meeting sales reps and tasting wine, going to trade shows and tasting even more wine, making lists of office supplies necessary for a new … 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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