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"Bottom Line" Issue

Below is a summary of issue #67, published in Sept/Oct 1998. This issue is available for purchase online by clicking "Add to Cart" below.


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What types of wine sales contests should you consider holding for your staff, in order to build morale and increase sales? We look at two outstanding "model contests" which can easily be converted to wine-only sales contests. (Versions of both contests are actively being used in restaurants throughout the USA--right now.)


How should you preserve or maintain the freshness of opened bottles of wine (which are kept opened for a day or longer)? We provide some basic, interesting suggestions...

Case Study: This restaurant uses a simple, inexpensive system for preserving its 70 wines poured by the glass. Even better, we show you exactly what the restaurant uses, and total cost involved in setting up the system....

Wine Reviews

Our top 159 recommended wines--all new releases...Chateau Ste. Michelle's 1996 Chardonnays are its best ever...Beringer has released one of the USA's richest roses...Jarvis' 1996 Lake William blend is the best wine yet released from this winery...De Lorimier's 1996 Merlot is a teriffic wine at the price...Robert Mondavi Coastal's 1997 Pinot Noir is one of the world's best Pinot Noir values...Pedroncelli's 1996 Zinfandel Mother Clone is one of the winery's best Zins in years...Peachy Canyon's 1996 Zinfandels are Paso Robles classics...Australia's Temple Bruer makes a remarkable Verdelho ...Carmen Vineyard's 1996 Grande Vidure is an outstanding Carmenere-Cabernet blend from Chile...Petites chateaux from the 1996 vintage in Bordeaux offer terrific value--and good quality...Graf Neipperg's 1997 Lemberger Trocken QbA is a great "little" wine...The 1997 Vermentinos from Il Monticello and Giacomelli are outstanding...Guado al Tasso is Marchesi Antinori's new super-blend from Bolgheri...Saxenberg's 1996 Private Collection Shiraz is one of South Africa's best...

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