fourth quarter follies

From the REPublic: Saber The Moment!

December 17, 2014

‘Tis the season for bubbles! Which, by the way, really pisses me off. People… SPARKLING WINE SHOULD NOT HAVE A SEASON. It tastes just as good every day of the year, but my sales of Champagne are nearly non-existent until late November, and today I have three appointments to discuss Champagne orders for the upcoming […]

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juuuuust right.

November 27, 2012

Dear Supplier, Why hello there! It’s great to see you again, and I see you’re now working with a large distributor since leaving our company back in May. I’m happy to see someone working with your wines. Quite honestly, I really haven’t missed your brand as they were always priced much too high for their […]

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From the REPublic: did you really just push me out the door?

December 2, 2011

Ouch. This seems more than a little uncalled for, wouldn’t you say, oh Dear Winebuyer? Oh, but Wine Rep… your first ever supplier workwith during the holidays? Man, your manager must have just thought, “oh this guy doesn’t know any better… we’ll just stick this inconsiderate supplier with him for the day.” Lessons learned: 1. […]

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