Coming soon, a brand new series of New Wine Consumer discussions. Guests from all aspects of wine, but also your calls welcome. Look for the announcement in January 2011 about the return of the New Wine Consumer. We've already had some amazing people on NWC, such as the ubiquitous Randall Grahm (Bonny Doon and so much more), Portuguese entrepreneur André Ribeirinho, Burgundy expert 'Burghound' Allen Meadows, the inevitable Gary Vaynerchuck (@garyvee), Neil Monnens of Wine BlueBook, Tom Cannavan of WIne-Pages.com and TheWineGang.com, Nathalie Schyler (Château Kirwan), Jane Anson (Decanter, NewBordeaux.com), Jamie Goode (WineAnorak.com), Wendy Narby (InsiderTasting.com), Don and Petie Kladstrup (authors of Wine & War, Champagne), François Audouze (Ancient Wine Academy), Wink Lorch (WineTravelGuides.com), Alan Kropf, editor of Mutineer Magazine, Robin Garr (WineLoversPage.com), and folks from WineBizRadio.com, Snooth.com, WineQ.com, TheWineSpies.com, OpenWineConsortium.org, MesVignes.com, Crushpad.com, Solorosawines.com, DirtySouthWines.com, Domaine-Gagnard.com
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After four days of interviewing mostly foreign wine producers, I happened upon a stand that was selling Absinthe produced in Provence. I don't wear my badge because it has a tendancy to fall off and I'd have lost it the first day if I hadn't just stuck it in my pocket. When I asked about the Absinthe, the guy looked annoyed, he was discussing the crisis with colleagues and they all agreed, if I didn't have a badge, I could go bother someone else.
Walking away, I happened upon this scene:
Let me see, which is the better commercial approach? D'UH!
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