The Most Expensive Wines in the World (Infographic)

Do you think wine’s expensive? Not after you see the most expensive wines that have sold at auction across the world. Including: Screaming Eagle, Cabernet Sauvignon Cheval-Blanc Chateau Lafite Rothschild Jeroboam of Chateau Mouton -Rothschild 20 commercially available wines The most expensive alcoholic drinks Source: WineInvestment.com What’s the most expensive wine you’ve had? Let us know […]

#6 How Candid Wines Uses Social Media for Relationships, New Deals and Partnerships

In episode #6 of the Restaurant and Wine Marketing Podcast, I talk with Damien Casten, one of the partners of Candid Wines. Damien tells us how they have used Social Media including Facebook, Blogging, Guest Blogging and Twitter to land deals (including one huge one), to establish and deepen key relationships, and to develop stronger […]

How to Choose a Bottle of Wine (Infographic)

Need help choosing a bottle of wine for an event? A night on the town? An anniversary? Us the flow chart below to help you choose! (Click for a full-size version) Infographic compliments of Wine Folly

#5 How The Pig of the Month BBQ Uses PR, Blogging and Partnerships

In episode #5 of the Restaurant and Wine Marketing Podcast, I talk with Lea Richards, the CEO of Pig of The Month BBQ. Lea tells a great story about the founding of the company and how she grew it using scrappy guerilla marketing and PR tactics. This is quite educational for anyone who markets online, […]

#4 How The Melting Pot Manages Social Media Nationally and Locally

In episode #4 of the Restaurant and Wine Marketing Podcast, I talk with Sandy D’Elosua, the National Director of Communications for The Melting Pot restaurants. The Melting Pot has the challenge of managing and coordinating both national and local sites, pages and campaigns. Sandy explains how The Melting Pot got started in earnest with online […]

#3: How Adams County Winery Uses YouTube, Facebook and Email Marketing

In episode #3 of the Restaurant and Wine Marketing Podcast, I talk with John Kramb, the CEO of Adams County Winery. John and the team are using creativity, humor and smart marketing to engage their fans, to draw crowds to their winery and to profitably grow their business (so much that they need to expand). […]

#2: Restaurant Sciences on The State of Online Restaurant Marketing

In episode #2 of the Restaurant and Wine Marketing Podcast, I talk with Chuck Ellis, the CEO of Restaurant Sciences. Restaurant Sciences recently released their Restaurant Internet Marketing Study and Chuck has a ton to share on best practices, where most restaurants are falling down and the best next steps for independent or chain restaurants […]

#1: How Flora Springs Winery Succeeds with Social Media

In this inaugural episode of the Restaurant and Wine Marketing Podcast, I talk with Nat Komes of Flora Springs Winery. Nat and the winery have had great success using social media to engage their fans, to provide useful, interesting and fun content, and, of course, to promote their winery. Tune in to hear how Flora […]

Restaurant Marketing Trends 2012

Want to know what the restaurant and dining marketing trends are for 2012? The following infographic details some of the top trends for this year. 2012 Restaurant Marketing Trends include: Increasing local sourcing of meats, seafood, produce, soda and beer Healthy kids meals The importance of dining out for socializing (the consumer perspective) Teens and […]

Restaurants and Technology Usage (Infographic)

Restaurants are increasingly going high tech. This can include how restaurants get found, how people make bookings, restaurant reviews, online ordering and even, in some cases, for restaurant wine lists or menus using technology such as iPads. In this infographic, the National Restaurant Association shows highlights of their recent survey. Key highlights of the Restaurant […]

The Most Expensive Wines in the World (Infographic)

Do you think wine’s expensive? Not after you see the most expensive wines that have sold at auction across the world. Including: Screaming Eagle, Cabernet Sauvignon Cheval-Blanc Chateau Lafite Rothschild Jeroboam of Chateau Mouton -Rothschild 20 commercially available wines The most expensive alcoholic drinks Source: WineInvestment.com What’s the most expensive wine you’ve had? Let us know […]