Now we are in full scale production problems mount but they can also be solved. It is a great help to have a hard core group confident tasters who buy the odds and ends that are now popping up as cleanskins.
I often comment that those who teach wine and tutor master classes and the like stay well away from the main topic. The emphasis is on wine regions and grape varities and when that is covered they may tackle the issue of why some wines taste better.
Can you have too much choice? A colleague in Sydney has argued for years that the wants of most customers can be supplied from a tiny range and thus huge stores are not required. There is much truth in this thought.
I opened a liquor store on June 15th, 1975. The first week was slow, so by the second week I was smashing prices. Now like many others I'm trying to work out what the digital revolution means for the wine business.
WORDS FROM DAVID FARMER
'At Glug we have a simple ethos of buying good wine no matter what it is called as the rule is – close your eyes, have a sip, if it tastes good who cares what it is called.'
Liquor Licensing Act 1997: It is an offence to sell or supply liquor to a person under the age of 18 years, or to obtain liquor on behalf of a person under the age of 18 years. All transactions in $AUD.
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