Get compliant with state law with a properly designed wine bottle take home bag. If your restaurant, club, or tasting room has a program to help your customers take an open bottles of wine home (and it should!), you need to have state law compliant methods in place.
These basic and inexpensive Silvadore "Wine Doggy Bags" include critical features to ensure you are complying with state law:
For more details on "Merlot to Go" / open wine bottle take home laws, check out our blog post "What Recorking or Merlot to Go Open Bottle Wine Laws Mean to You".
The Silvadore Wine Doggy Bags are part of a robust wine marketing program, that includes using Silvadore Wine Preserver in combination with these bags to support your servers in upselling customers from single glass to full bottle sales. It goes like this:
Valuable customer is considering ordering a wine-by-the-glass early in their visit. Your server can explain to them that they can purchase a full bottle - reducing their cost per glass - while preserving the fresh taste and packaging up the open bottle for them to take home and enjoy on another evening. Using Silvadore Wine Preserver table side, and placing the opened bottle in these compliant take home bags, can be a fun and reassuring guest experience.
Everybody wins! The customer gets a better deal - and typically a better quality wine - by buying a full bottle. Your restaurant sees in increase in wine revenue through the full bottle sale. AND...your server enjoys a stronger gratuity because the guests ticket increased with the full bottle sale.
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