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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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: I get by with a little “help” from my “friends”

April 12, 2012

Eep! This one is definitely being filed under “bitter wine rep”. Kudos to the rep for standing his ground…  Outside the tragedy of a fire though, we put up with the “help” request far too often in my opinion. And we’re forced to make the decision… pony up a few free bottles (illegal in most […]

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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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