back on the route

August 30, 2013

Dear readers, Oh hi. I guess I’m back. Back to writing letters to my winebuyers, that is. I never really went away. I’ve been here in my same territory… pushing my wines, taking my licks and celebrating my small victories quietly without my usual sarcasm. But that got boring. So, again… I guess I’m back. […]

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nobody does it better…

October 5, 2011

Dear Winebuyer, Yes, your shop/”bar” certainly is unique, quite unlike all of the other shop/”bars” I have in my territory. Actually, I’m nodding and smiling in agreement while I know that these words are complete bullshit. I already know what to expect from our relationship moving forward… bare minimum orders and your insistence on receiving […]

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92 pts from Dr. Tyler Colman!

September 13, 2011

Dear Dr. Vino, Nah, just kidding. But really, I’m flattered, thank you! And a little star-struck, quite honestly! Your book is on my Kindle currently, after all! I was SIPPED and not SPAT! And I received 92 pts! And I don’t even have to write a single shelf-talker for it! That’s a lot of exclamation […]

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the newbie

September 1, 2011

Dear newbie winebuyer, Welcome aboard! Thanks for meeting with me during your first week on the job… there’s something very important I need to discuss with you. Here is the thing: I own your list. Wait, lemme grab a copy so I can show you… Okay, so check it out. 8 out of your 12 […]

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Dear winebuyer…

August 31, 2011

Allow me to introduce myself… I am your wine rep. Well, one of many of course… I’m highly aware of my competition. Here is my portfolio, and my business card. I will no doubt have to give you the same portfolio at least seven times this quarter, and I’m not even sure why I will […]

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