San Francisco Chronicle – January 6, 2005

Rum makers distill unsavory history into fresh products – In most modern cocktails, the spirit is meant to provide buzz without tasting like booze. Vodka’s ability to lie hidden has made it the No. 1 spirit category since 1976. Rum sales are far behind…

Restaurant Owner – 2005

Selling Wine: Most People Don’t Prefer Wine in the Bottle, They Prefer It in a Glass – If you consider selling wine by the glass a necessary evil to please guests who are too cheap to buy a bottle, you’re not alone. You’re wrong, but at least you’ve got company. Many restaurateurs tolerate but do not promote wine-by-the-glass sales, in belief that these programs generate only a fraction of the revenue reaped by bottle sales…




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