All Posts by Matt Brehony

The Cherry and the Sundae – A Recipe for Customer Experience

“Did you see the cup?” asked my wife as we circled the Subaru Outback that magically had landed in our driveway. Did I see it? It was the first thing I noticed. And the object I kept returning to…
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Why Strong Brands Will Win the Wine Game

image: shutterstock Millennials are changing the face of the wine world. And they’re doing a pretty kick-ass job of it. Propelled by a thirst for authenticity and discovery, this new generation of d…
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Holiday Drinking – How to Pace like a Pro

(image: David L. Reamer) Alcohol and the holidays—they can be the best of friends or the worst of enemies. When applied wisely, booze can melt away the inherent awkwardness of any family gathering o…
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Little Brown Lies: Craft Whiskey’s Dirty Little Secret

Distiller Dave Cuttino leaned back in his stool and pushed a short pour of bourbon in my direction. Yet, the way his words punctured my perception of reality, he could have been Morpheus, extending a…
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Why Everything Tastes Better on Vacation (and what that means for your brand)

photo: We’ve all had that moment. While on vacation you eat or drink something that is so transcendentally delicious, it instantly ranks among the best things you’ve ever had. The…
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Rise of the Robo-Restaurant: Will Technology Change the Way we Eat?

image: Tablet Magazine The topic of technology in restaurants has been stirring up some pretty interesting discussion recently. Touch screens, interactive apps and online ordering have become an incre…
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