How Overpouring Drains Profits and 4 Ways to Plug the Leaks in Your Venue

F&B managers, restaurant owners, and Bar Rescue junkies are all too familiar with overpouring. According to Hotel Business Review, “Shrinkage accounts for $10 billion in losses annually” for bars in the US. When it comes to any kind of beverage, the amount you’re serving needs to be exact. Overpouring is often unintentional The most common [...]

Wine on Tap Solution is a Home Run (Sestra in the News)

This month, Foodservice Equipment Reports is featuring our Washington Nationals Ballpark installation in their Product Showcase. The section highlights their favorite products from the NAFEM show we attended back in February. "While many baseball parks still offer traditional sodas and draft beers to thirsty fans, plenty of stadiums are expanding their drink menus into higher-end [...]

The Carbon Footprint of a Bottle of Wine

THERE'S MORE TO A CARBON FOOTPRINT THAN TRASH Know the Flow calculated the carbon footprint of a bottle of wine and found it’s around 1.28kg CO2. That’s about the same as driving 3 miles in a Honda Accord. When talking about wine, the discussion typically revolves around region, vintage, or a particular vintner. Rarely does [...]

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Why the Beverage Industry Needs Internet of Things (IoT) Technology

WE WERE TECHNOLOGY PEOPLE. THEN WE WERE WINE PEOPLE. NOW WE’RE BOTH. We started in the telecommunications industry before turning our passion for vino into a nationwide importer/distributor business. As our client list grew, we became immersed in the beverage industry - end to end – learning and experiencing as much as we could [...]