Entries by Judy Young

New Jersey Wineries Enjoy Direct Shipping

As the holiday season approaches, residents of New Jersey can not enjoy locally produced wine and have them shipped directly to their home. Governor Chris Christie signed into law this past spring, new legislation making New Jersey the thirty-ninth state to allow New Jersey wineries to ship directly to its customers. Out of state wineries […]

Eight Ways To Ensure That Your Pennsylvania Winery Or Hospitality Business Remains In Order

Forming a separate business entity for your new or existing winery, restaurant, catering, or wine based hospitality business is a critical step. Your corporation is responsible for the debts and liabilities of your wine or hospitality business shielding your personal assets separate from those of your business. But once the business formation process is complete, […]

Taking Care Of Business: The Keys To Success For A Healthier Restaurant Or Hospitality Business

Starting or running a successful restaurant or hospitality business can be extremely overwhelming. You need more than just your desire and passion to excel. Careful preparation is key to avoiding making painful mistakes along the way. Because, at the end of the day, diners vote with their forks. And…you want them to vote for you. […]

The Pinnacle Of Professional Achievement In The Wine World Takes In New Members

The Institute of Masters of Wine (IWM) has announced its newest members. As covered in my earlier post, Does The Pinnacle of Professional Achievement In The Wine World Excite You?, this accomplishment is considered the “hardest test of knowledge” in the wine world. Congratulations to all of this year’s newest members. For more read: 11 […]