Archive for the Tag 'IPad'


Wine Business Monthly ~ And they said magazines were going to die

Since my early days in wine, which started in March of 1993, I’ve watched Wine Business Monthly (WBM) morph. For those of you who aren’t in the wine trade, it’s our professional bible… When it first arrived, is was akin to a newspaper (same kind of paper) and it was free. Seemingly, their advertising took […]


Lisa Mattson Receives the 2012 Diaz Communications Innovator of the Year Award

Each year, since 2009, Jose and I not only watch who’s a leading innovator, but we also feel, as seasoned veterans, it behooves us to call attention to someone within the wine industry who demonstrates serious innovative leadership. In 2009, 2010, and 2011, it was pretty easy to see innovation leaders… those who were creating […]


What are The Pros and Cons of the i-Pad as a Wine Menu?

[I have borrowed this image, which is the property of Erik S. Lesser for the New York Times, which was used to enhance Kevin Sack’s story.] My friend Paul Rude of Castro Verde, Portugal, just forwarded this story to me that was in the New York Times: Choosing Wines at the Touch of a Screen, […]