Scaling Your Tasting Room Business

As winery tasting rooms shift into high gear this summer, it’s vital for winery owners to consider how to grow their business while keeping employee safety a priority and staying legally compliant with state and federal regulations. The phrase “penny wise, pound foolish” fits well, as scalability requires the proper focus, planning and expertise to determine which steps are necessary now to avoid costly financial pitfalls later.

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Music Copyright Law and the Tasting Room

Think about all the places you go and hear music. The grocery store, elevators, waiting rooms, restaurants, the gym, sports stadiums, funeral homes, bowling alleys, coffee houses, winery tasting rooms. The list goes on. In the US, billions of copyrighted songs are played at most businesses every year.

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Never Show the Back of the House

“For a successful restaurant to flourish, there are many parts that must work together to create a positive experience and end result for the consumer.” The same goes for tasting rooms.

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Have Tasting Rooms Gone to the Dogs?

When Sunset magazine identified 21 dog-friendly vacations, Cannon Beach, Lincoln City and Portland, OR, all made the list.

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