Archive for the Tag 'Deborah M. Gray'

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Are you thinking of importing wine?

Are you thinking of importing wine?  Then, you need to read and bookmark this blog post, and get the book. I’ve yet to see anyone articulate it so well. that’s because Deborah M. Gray falls into the category of been there, done that, and wrote the book on it. “How to Import Wine, An Insider’s […]

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Do Americans expect to pay well below market value for great Australian wines, shunning the cost of the great ones?

The Australians flooded our market with Shiraz, when Syrah took its initial step onto the US stage as a variety worthy of attention. I believe, and tell me if I’m wrong, that their $7 bottles of wine set a precedent for all future Australian wines… At least it’s seemed to for many years that would […]

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Reefer? Did someone say, “Reefer?”

Thinking about importing? Then “reefer” isn’t about madness; it’s about “refrigerated containers that control temperature for the contents of the container, via a generator for the duration of the voyage.” – from Deborah Gray of Blue Stone Wine Solutions, in her book entitled, How to Import Wine ~ An Insider’s Guide. I’ve had a few […]

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A Very Interesting Importer’s Perspective ~ Pre Reading her book ~ “How to Import Wine, An Insider’s Guide”

“How to Import Wine, An Insider’s Guide” has been written by Deborah M. Gray. When I was queried about whether or not I’d like to read her book, I thought, “Bring it on.” I spent a couple of years with Enoforum Wines (from Évora, Portugal), prior to their becoming imported to the United States. I […]