Posts Tagged ‘wine sales’

Mar 6, 2006

End of the World Coming on Wednesday

I’ve never actually met a "headline writer". I’ve met a professional obituary writer. But never a headline writer. It strikes me, however, that the headline writer might be the most important person in the media when it comes to establishing the conventional wisdom. Example 1: "Australians Lose Taste For Wine" Example 2: "Wine Sales Slip over Past Year" Same story, same media outlet. One true, one so completely off the target as to defy imagination. If you are browsing headlines,…

Mar 1, 2006

Here’s How To Get Into The Wine Biz

I don’t know what the best job in the wine industry is. However, I do know which job is in most demand and also the job most likely to allow you to break into the wine industry: Sales. Specifically, street sales. I make a point of heading over to Wine Business‘ "Wine Jobs" web site now and again just to see what kind of people the industry is looking for. They list jobs under a number of different categories: Winemaking,…