FEATURES
14
TRAINING MATTERS
Eight strategies for efficient,
effective staff education.
20
THE 2013 HOLIDAY
SEASON IS HERE
The Beverage Network presents
its annual overview of holiday
gift packs.
38
SPIRITS OF THE SOUTH
Pisco and Cachaça producers aim
to raise their game and broaden
the U.S. market.
44
TEJO COMES TO TOWN
Vintners from Portugal’s up and
coming Tejo region make a push
in America.
46
BEHIND THE
WINE CURTAIN
The real life of a sommelier is
sometimes more grind than
glamour.
62
GREECE’S GREAT
WHITE HOPE
Santorini steps into the limelight as
a European wine gem.
66
PROTECTING THE GOODS
Counterfeit wines have prompted
the need for new-tech safeguards.
PROFILES
54
‘ANNA’ REDEFINED
Anna de Codorníu, Spain’s most
famous Cava, takes off in the U.S.
with a new look.
56
BUILDING STRENGTH
Svedka’s new look and flavor
innovations help penetrate the
on-premise market.
DEPARTMENTS
6
PUBLISHERS PAGE
8
BY THE NUMBERS
10
THE FIND
12
WINE BUZZ
58
NEW PRODUCTS
& PROMOTIONS
104
EVENTS CALENDAR
110
LAST CALL
NOV
13
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