0
   

Off-Wall-Street economic downturn story of the day

 
 
Reply Tue 23 Sep, 2008 05:27 am
The rise of Sarah Palin has had an unexpected negative effect for one San Francisco wine bar: sales of what was previously its most popular wine, an organic Chilean variety named Palin Syrah, have plummeted. "It was our best selling wine before," Chris Tavelli, owner of Yield Wine Bar, told the website Serious Eats

http://www.shop.appellationnyc.com/images/bn/100/79246.jpg


Quote:
'Palin Syrah' Wine Drops in Sales After Sarah Palin Veep Pick

Posted by The Serious Eats Team, September 22, 2008 at 8:45 AM

Editor's note: This dispatch comes to us from wine guru Amy Monroe. She works in the grape business in the Bay Area, and literally stumbled across the "Palin Syrah" this month at a San Francisco wine bar. "How can you not write something about it?" she thought. The Palin label is inexpensive (about $13 a bottle), organic, and Chilean"attributes that don't necessarily make it a cult wine"plus it's relatively invisible on a Google search. Thanks, Amy, for enlightening us on the Palin Syrah! "Erin
[...]
"It was our best selling wine before (the V.P. announcement),” said Chris Tavelli, owner of Yield Wine Bar, which has offered Palin Syrah, a certified organic wine from Chile, by the glass since July. But after Sen. John McCain tagged Sarah Palin as his running mate, sales of the wine with the conservative's inverted name plummeted"not surprising in famously liberal San Francisco.

... ... ...
  • Topic Stats
  • Top Replies
  • Link to this Topic
Type: Discussion • Score: 0 • Views: 2,001 • Replies: 2
No top replies

 
hamburger
 
  2  
Reply Tue 23 Sep, 2008 02:35 pm
@Walter Hinteler,
any chnce the sales might pick up again after the election ? <GRIN>
hbg
cicerone imposter
 
  1  
Reply Tue 23 Sep, 2008 02:57 pm
@hamburger,
It'll shoot through the roof, but not in San Francisco. LOL
0 Replies
 
 

Related Topics

Long Island Iced Tea - Discussion by Shapeless
what is the best tasting energy drink? - Question by vargasjamespogi
Is whisky your poison? - Discussion by tsarstepan
Chocolate Red Wine - Discussion by edgarblythe
What is "Five Hour Energy?" - Question by Woollcott
Color Champagne - Question by ldj
 
  1. Forums
  2. » Off-Wall-Street economic downturn story of the day
Copyright © 2021 MadLab, LLC :: Terms of Service :: Privacy Policy :: Page generated in 0.03 seconds on 10/18/2021 at 11:10:23