Accessing Great Older Wines From Great Estates

Accessing Great Older Wines From Great Estates

It’s a little secret of the winemaking business – the makers don’t sell all their wine from their production.  They’ll typically hold back 10-20% of their production for future release.  These sit sleeping quietly in the caves and storage areas of each of...
Wine List Value Plays: Magnums & Large Format

Wine List Value Plays: Magnums & Large Format

One of the value plays you might be missing on the wine list is magnums, those large format (and slightly intimidating) bottles.  They look great on display and clearly say that some group had a great time! But it turns out they can be a great value on the wine...
A Simple Way to Find Your Wine Glass at a Table

A Simple Way to Find Your Wine Glass at a Table

I have worked with hundreds of CEOs and executives over the years in my career as a coach. We’ve accomplished great things together like building game-changing business models, upending entire markets, and taking companies public. Yet, in all that time, and...

Making Sense of the 100 Point Wine Scale

One of the most popular articles I’ve written so far was Making Sense of the 100 Point Wine Scale. I recent made a video explaining the same – Cheers! Jim Schleckser explaining the 100 point wine...