Top 10 Things a Winemaker Hates

Shadows in the lagar

1. When the grape truck breaks down on a rainy day

2. The cigarette smoke from a winery worker while unloading grapes

3. Finding the scissors stuck in the gears of the destemmer after being hidden in the box of harvested grapes

4. Cell phone falling into the fermentation vat

5. Someone diving into the lagar

6. A little hole in a barrel

7. Ridiculously small glasses to taste wine

8. Cork vendors

9. Capping the bottle without a cork

10. Men and woman wearing strong perfume at a wine tasting

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  1. Gabriella Opaz Tuesday October 28th, 2008 | reply
    I'm no winemaker, but don't you hate it when your wines get stuck in Customs for months on end?
  2. Oscar Quevedo Wednesday October 29th, 2008 | reply
    Something similar that sometimes happens to us is the long time it takes to deliver some small orders from individuals customers, like a case of bottles, we use to send through express mail. First the Customs don't want to release it. Then the local deliverer doesn't recognize the address. And sometimes the client fairly complanes about the service...
  3. michael grisley Wednesday October 29th, 2008 | reply
    Or how about when your warehouse delivers samples of highly prized Quevedo Port wines to the wrong people in the wrong state? I REALLY hate that!

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