angry outbursts

From the REPublic: getting paid. wait… and wait… and…

September 19, 2013

I can’t help but add to this post. Collections are a huge part of our job, and they’re a huge pain in the ass. And at times it can be a bit sticky and uncomfortable asking again and again for that check. I understand why we’re among the last of the vendors to get paid… […]

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seeing red part two… vindication

November 30, 2011

Dear hated Winebuyer, Yep, still hate you. HOWEVER, I’m feeling a little better about our relationship as I just heard through the grapevine that you are interviewing for a sales rep position in my territory with a little tiny company that I’m going to call… um what to call it… let’s call it Smothern Wine […]

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seeing red

November 29, 2011

Dear Winebuyer, OHMYGAWD I hate you. You are a thorn in my side, you are a joke of a sommelier, and you are ruining a great wine program put in place by your predecessor. You even look as stupid as you are. The phony affectation in your voice makes me want to SCREAM every time […]

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frankie says relax

November 3, 2011

Dear short-fused Winebuyer, I’m very sorry that your order was entered incorrectly and you received that extra case of allocated wine. I will make sure it’s picked up immediately and delivered to one of my other forty accounts clamoring for that wine, and your invoice will be amended right away. What I don’t appreciate is […]

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Monday Cattle Call… Dear Consumer

October 10, 2011

I know it’s not Friday, but I couldn’t wait to post this one. One advantage I feel pretty good about in my line of work is the insulation I have from the general wine-drinking public, with the exception of the occasional consumer event I help Winebuyer out with and the inevitable peppering stream of questions […]

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what appointment?

September 7, 2011

Dear Winebuyer…. Motherfucker, you said be here at 12:30 and here I am still waiting while you take inventory well past 1:15. The 1st of the month was last week, asshole. Like this:Like Loading…

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