#61: Chicagoland Wine Focus Issue
- Profile: Hudson Club sells more “wine flights” than just about any other freestanding restaurant
- Staff Training: “Visiting Sommelier” server wine training program propels sales in hundreds of restaurants
- Wine Words: 13 wine terms your staff should know
- Wine Reviews
Below is a summary of issue #61, published in Sept/Oct 1997. This issue is available for purchase online by clicking “Add to Cart” below.
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Hudson Club sells more “wine flights” than just about any other freestanding restaurant–in the world. Here’s how it is done…
The “Visiting Sommelier” server wine training program propels sales in hundreds of restaurants. Have you ever wondered what the “three wine sales habits of highly successful servers” are? Read on…
13 wine terms your staff should know…
Top Cabernets are being produced now by Pride, Louis Martini, and Greenwood Ridge (pg. 17)…Noceto’s new Sangiovese is its best-ever (pg. 17)…Parducci’s Old Vines Syrah is hard to beat at the price (pg. 17)…Malbec from Argentina is one of that country’s best wines–and undiscovered values (pg. 19)…Domaine Miquel 1995 Syrah is stunning for the price (pg. 21)…The new Ornellaia may be the best yet produced by this superb Tuscan winery (pg. 23)…Guelbenzu’s Jardin, an old vine Grenache, is an outstanding value (pg. 23).