Take a look at this site. http://blog.wineenthusiast…. ( LOOK AT THE YOUTUBE CLIP AND THEN COME BACK ) I think it is really cool! There have been so many times when I have walked out of a restaurant and tried to remember what exact wine I enjoyed. Maybe there is another underlying problem that I need to address. Was it an Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon or an excellent Malbec from Cahors? Damn it! I then stumble around for a couple days looking for the restaurant’s website and trying to email the sommelier. If I kiss enough ass and tell them how amazing the chef is and how the front of the house is the best in the world, I may get an email response back. Hopefully I will be lucky enough for them to tell me what we had, and not be told how they only buy from small boutique wineries and I would never be able to find it. They clearly don’t know where I shop for vino. lol. Does it sound like I have had this problem before? And yes even Four Star restaurants in NYC don’t always care after your out the door. This can all be avoided, with one simple step! Imagine the server who overheard you talking to your wife about how you guys loved that special bottle and how it would be memorable to have it every year on your Anniversary. If the restaurant seized the opportunity to go the extra mile and brought you a copy of the exact label over to you when you got handed your check and just said something nice like,” I hope you enjoyed your Anniversary dinner with us at our restaurant . It sure beats quickly whipping out your iPhone and taking a picture of the label before the captain gives you the evil eye or your wife kicks you under the table because you are embarrassing her. It also shows that the restaurant has gone the extra step in caring, and that is priceless!! There is another great MasterCard commercial brewing in my head. These are little details that I believe most businesses and restaurants are missing out on, and with these economic times it is just stupid to let these details slide by. It is so easy to win, you just have to care more than the next guy! And I do!
QUESTION OF THE DAY: (QOTD) WHAT IS THE BEST BOTTLE OF WINE THAT YOU HAVE ORDERED OUT? WHAT RESTAURANT WAS IT FROM?
Preserving Wine Labels: How Do You Do It? –http://blog.wineenthusiast….