Category Archives: Off-premise

State of US Wine Retailing – Brick and Mortar – James Melendez

  First, this article is not about specific metrics.  It is a general perspective, I have searched for metrics and haven’t found a data set that I like or believe tells the story of the off-premise wine trade in the … Continue reading

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Getting Your Local Independent Wine Store to Pick Up Your Wines – James Melendez / James the Wine Guy

Originally titled:  How To Get Your Local Independent Wine Store To Carry Your Wine Note: This was published on another site (that no longer exists); I felt it important and still relevant for this title hence I am posting it … Continue reading

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Wine’s Shelf Space: A Cavalcade of Wine – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

There is not enough shelf space for wine yet there are so many who retail wine…. an interesting conundrum.  There were 120,000 applications for wine labels this year (2011) and that is such a telling number unto itself.  US TTB … Continue reading

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