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You thought QR was dead?

You thought QR was dead?

Have you noticed that QR codes are making a comeback? It's actually pretty impressive if you start to look for QR codes. If you pay attention you will notice QR codes everywhere. Especially now that we are all dealing with the new world of COVID-19, many businesses...

Mobile Is The Future

Mobile Is The Future

Mobile is the future! Amazon just released a new web app builder that is a low-code/no-code dev tool to create mobile apps. As many wineries and distilleries may not see a need for a mobile app/mobile first solution for their business. Retail and consumers are moving...

Virtual Live Events

Virtual Live Events

In the life of SIP (Stay/Safe/Shelter-in-Place) Virtual "Live" events has taken over our lives. It's been a bit interesting to me being in tech seeing how the wine industry is discovering and learning how to host these events using Zoom, Google Meetings, Skype, etc......

Zoombombing?

Zoombombing?

Have you heard of the term "Zoombombing"? I've had a few friends that are not in tech ask about this, since it's getting a lot of exposure on the news. If you don't know what this is , here's a nice urban dictionary definition:...

Company tech tools for working remotely

Company tech tools for working remotely

Per my earlier blog on using FB Messenger, I mentioned I would write another "How-to" and was planning to do it on Zoom. As I started doing research I realized everyone was using Zoom, so not sure what the point was on writing another "How-to" on Zoom, so I felt this...

Engage with your customers using Facebook Messenger

Engage with your customers using Facebook Messenger

As the CEO of BottleVin I've been thinking over the past week of ways on how I can help on-premise businesses adjust as this pandemic evolves. This is a new time for many businesses to find ways to communicate with their customers remotely. As an individual working in...

Wine Deals You Won’t Want to Miss!

Wine Deals You Won’t Want to Miss!

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Getting ready for summer

Getting ready for summer

Inside, we are getting wines “racked,” which is checking each barrel to make sure they are “topped” or full. We also do any chemical adjustments like checking sulfur and bacteria as well. Outside, we have just finished bloom and flowering and are now tucking the...

The News We All Love to Hear: Yes, Wine IS Good For You

The News We All Love to Hear: Yes, Wine IS Good For You

Health permission to enjoy a tantalizing glass of wine? Yes, please! While wine has an impressive history of being used for medicinal purposes and has long been hailed for its health benefits, the good news keeps coming. Science is consistently adding more data that...

How do you define “Hand Crafted”?

How do you define “Hand Crafted”?

When we started making wines in 1998, our mission statement was “attention to detail from vineyard to glass.” The art of growing great wines involves being in touch with your vines, the soil, the fruit – all that is “wine”. Once the dance with Mother Nature is...