"You used to be able to open a restaurant on a dollar and a dream. Now, you need a whole corporate structure, and for good reason." Victoria James
Monthly Archives: July 2020
- "Due to the extremely steep slopes and small-sized vineyards, the region is unable to mechanize in the vineyards. For the same reason, watching people work in the vineyards is as nerve-wracking as watching extreme sports." Joon Park
- 'So back home in Des Moines, he started looking for wineries. “I’m sitting there in the middle of Iowa. How do you find a winery in Italy? " Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher on convenience store magnate Kyle Krause's Italian wine odyssey
- "In the 1970s, sommeliers at many fine restaurants were White French men, or at least White males who pretended to be French. With tastevins around their necks, their job was to make customers feel stupid, spend more than they planned and drink French wine."
- "Each vine needs to be considered on its own. So we rather call it sculpting than pruning. Cause it's like an old age home and each person has got a different context and history and requirements." André Morgenthal