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A shop dog's responsibilities are many and varied. One of them is assisting with clean up. We had about 50 people in the shop last night to taste sparkling wine from Saumur. There was cheese. We prepared, shall we say, the plates for washing. Success! Now, if we can just figure out how to get into the passenger cabin of a plane! We need another plan. This is the Chateau Saumur.
Three Graces Dairy cheeeeeeeeeeese coming out for the wine tasting today. Another chance! Strategy. It's all about strategy. A plan. We need a plan. We can do this. We took out a bag of sourdough last week. We can do this. Less than 2 hours. Keep you posted.
This is about the Three Graces Dairy:
Open letter to Trent Reznor,
Dear Trent, Thank you for adopting retired racing greyhounds and for your efforts to raise funding for more to find homes. You are most awesome and we love Nine Inch Nails! Please stop by our store, Metro Wines (some of us greys are not totally retired but that is another story!) when you headline the New Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit from October 25 to 27. We found this clip about you. Also, we loved you in Social Network. Your most devoted fans, Shop Dogs.
Really rainy here but we are excited to tell you that people still came in the shop! In fact, a nice couple just came in and specifically requested to meet us! They even knew our names. How cool is that? From where we sit, I can see a hole on the shelf where two six packs of Fat Dog have sold. I forgot to tell you that a really nice lady came in the shop and was so excited to see Fat Dog Oatmeal Stout here. She says she is from Adamstown, the home of Stoudts Fat Dog and there is only one other shop around Asheville that has the Fat Dog. She was pretty happy. Us too. Signed Bandit, Shop Dog.
PS This is Fat Dog!
Long night of shop doggin' last night. Over 250 visitors tasted 6 wines at Metro Wines Grand Opening last night! We worked the crowd but good. We made several valiant efforts to reach the 3 Graces Dairy Cheese on the party table but failed. But hope springs eternal! today is clean up and who knows what will happen. Keep you posted. Saw a lot of rose and cava go out the door. Stand by for party pix but for now:
We are so proud and honored to be part of supporting The Asheville Humane society. If you shop our store on Saturday, 10% of the proceeds of all the sales that day go to support the work at The Asheville Humane Society. Not every dog is as lucky as we were, finding a family and a forever home. So please come and shop. And visit The Asheville Society here: http://www.ashevillehumane.org.
And here is the story about the Brother Wolf Run for The Paws 5K on Sunday. You can support Brother Wolf any day at Metro Wines where we will stock and sell Brother Wolf logo wine and beer glasses with ALL proceeds going to Brother Wolf. Asheville Citizen Times story here:http://www.citizen-times.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013304040013
Shop Dogs on the way to the big government building in Charlotte to see the man come from behind the curtain and give Metro Wines all official documents. Stand by for Grand Opening April 27, 2013!
Things got a little crazy with The Shop Dogs on the way back from Charlotte but we are official and will start stocking the shelves ASAP.