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Austin Service Industry Resources Continued: Where to Donate, Where to Apply

This week I was laid off as a result of the cautionary measures unrolled to prevent Covid-19 from spreading. I’ve thrived in hospitality for seventeen years and now, as I observe our industry lying in its gentle coma, it’s apparent how essential support is to former service workers. 1,295 more words


Wine Descriptors: The Translators Are Almost Always Wrong

Several years ago, in a thread on Facebook, a link was provided to an online piece from a Seattle website run by a person who holds a sommelier’s certificate. 2,962 more words


Who Are These People On Wine Apps?

Yes, I understand clearly that everyone has a different palate when it comes to wine or food. Yes, I understand that everyone in today’s world has a smartphone with various apps. 235 more words


Restaurant Wine Service

There can be great inconsistencies in the quality of wine service provided by restaurants. There are no regulations regarding the quality or reliability of the information provided to patrons wanting to purchase wine to complement their meal. 465 more words