Wine and Beverage News Week of March 4th

Every Friday Uncorkd compiles the most recent restaurant and beverage industry stories that had us talking. Here is the can’t miss news from March 5th – 11th.

Wine News

Restaurant News

  • Are you even listening? Your customers are screaming “NO!” New menu research shows that restaurants aren’t putting drinks on menus that customer’s crave. What drinks do they want? Well, read on and find out.
  • Stop slamming your calculator against the wall in frustration. There might be a better way to calculate labor costs. And it isn’t the traditional way of tracking labor against sales. This could save your restaurant’s bottom line and improve productivity. It will save your Texas Instrument from shattering on the office wall.
  • Looking to revamp your menu? Chicago-based CH distillery deploys a “mood-based cocktail program.” No, the hostess doesn’t give you a mood ring instead of a menu, the bartender just reads your mind.

Beer News


That’s all for this week’s Uncorkd Weekly News Round Up. Check in with us next Friday to find the stories you missed during the week.

Kyle Thacker