What We Are Listening To – May 2018

Our staff’s diversity and reflected musical interests always make for a fun week at the office splitting time over the speakers and sharing great music from the yesteryears to today. Below is each staff member’s contribution. The playlists are public on Spotify, so please feel free to add…

Our Guide To San Francisco: Great Eats!

In the same vein of the great values in combination with great tasting wines we offer our customers as a Négociant, we want to offer an installment in our “Guide To…” series by focusing on our favorite local great eats.  While we can’t tell you who is supplying…

Proof: The Science of Booze by Adam Rogers

If you’re at all interested in going deep into the history and chemistry of the drinks we drink every day, this is an amazing, in-depth read (or listen as I’m enjoying the 15+ hour audio book version) that is far from boring and makes everyone’s favorite (insert sarcasm…

Videos Introduction

It’s hard to believe, but for the last 9+ years, Cam has been making videos to support his drinking habit.  I know what you’re thinking, I’d be mortified of a video of me drinking surfaced from almost a decade ago.  But what separates him from the rest of us, is his ability to educate, show a bit of his cool-calm demeanor, take us places we’d nary travel on our wine journeys, and spit (that one little trick when wine tasting en masse that separates the professionals from the wedding parties).  It only seems appropriate to start at the beginning, so here we’ve scoured the video archives to find this – ironically titled – video from roughly 10 years ago, “Tasting Room”

I can attest that even a decade later, this is still relevant in how we do what we do, and how it passes on to our customers.  Many businesses change their look, shape, and model over a 10-year period, but Cam has stayed true to his original vision, and this video is an excellent testament to that fact.