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Decide for yourself how my website fits this criteria.
I have recently revamped the site after asking for feedback form the OpenWine Consortium. I avoided taking some of the advice, partly because I am stubborn, and largely…
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Pushing three decades in the wine trade, North Berkeley Imports is still finding unique, handcrafted wines and bringing them to discerning wine lovers in the U.S. Our stomping grounds are France, Italy and Chile. Our passion is not for well-known labels that let boys brag with other boys, but well-made bottles that deliver serious pleasure.
Point scores are of no interest. Neither are the "must-haves" or the "hottest things." Real people, natural wines, vinous pleasure.
How would you classify yourself in the wine trade?
What city is Home?
Apartment: Berlin. Hometown: San Francisco. Wish I was right now: Naples.
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What you want to get from participating in FohBohWine?
Intelligent conversation with knowledgeable, passionate people about wine making, marketing and enjoying. Ideas. Inspiration.
I'm a San Francisco native, recovering technology journalist, relative wine newbie, dedicated Net geek and recent(ish) Berlin transplant.
Some very important rules are highlighted there. Here is a short excerpt:
* Keep all arguments courteous and avoid personal attacks.
* Forum moderators reserve the right to remove any post at their discretion. If the abuse is habitual we can also disable or ban any user from the network at our discretion.
It is rare that people are banned, but it does happen occasionally, mostly for "spammy activities" such as announcing dating sites on others' comment pages.
Our company is opening channels into China for exporting wine. We are able to tap an unique market for distribution but also delving into the regular market. High volume is mandatory, but we have an order for a smaller exploratory shipment. If you have a slate of bottles that you think would work well, please contact me if your wineries want to take part. Looking for low end and high end bottles. State-side or abroad. I would be happy to answer any questions via…