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The Real Price of Free Wine Cellar Software

posted on October 24th 2014 in ESOMMELIER BLOG with 0 Comments

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There are wine cellar management software systems that are marketed as “free” but as anyone who has ever tried one knows, there are still costs associated with it and you might end up spending more time and money than its worth. Here are 10 very common problems associated with free wine cellar management software.

[1] Advertisements. Let’s say you’re running off to a dinner party and want to bring a bottle of the ’98 Lafite. You turn on your laptop and open up the software to see where it lives in …

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Five Signs Why You Should Invest in a Wine Management System

posted on October 22nd 2014 in ESOMMELIER BLOG with 0 Comments


If you have wine sitting in boxes, and keep thinking, “I’ll get to it this weekend,” you might want to figure out a way to organize your wines sooner rather than later, before the unopened boxes keep piling up. Keep in mind though that cellar organization is not just about putting your wine away but also having a system in place so that you can easily manager your collection. This can seem overwhelming but using professionally devised wine software makes it so much simpler. Here are five reasons why you …

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Five Worst Bits of Advice We’ve Heard About Wine Cellar Management

posted on October 3rd 2014 in ESOMMELIER BLOG with 0 Comments


The expression that everyone is an expert, or thinks they are, applies to wine cellar management as much as anything else. People who are knowledgeable about wine don’t always have the best advice when it comes to collecting and storage and this applies to sommeliers and wine professionals as well. Of course there are many who have great tips but we’ve also heard our fair share of doozies. Here is the top (or bottom) five.

[1] “You don’t need to inventory, you’ll remember what’s in your collection.”

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