Tweet TTB, FLAs and COLAs, oh my! Sit back, relax and get ready for a good time. The following is a pretty comprehensive list of items needed for a COLA (Certificate/Exemption of Label/Bottle Approval). Some of the basic info is taken from an information sheet given to me by Linda Fox of Compliance Connection in [...]
Tweet I just received the preliminary Capozzi logo proofs from Dayna, The Calligraphy Lady. Things look awesome and as soon as I get clearance I will begin posting our iterative progression toward a complete and finished label. Tomorrow I’ll go over the fun and exciting world of label regulations, so be sure to tune in [...]
Tweet Since we want our label and brand to exude the elegance and style of the varietal, and to play upon both the feminine character and European roots of the pinot noir grape, we, like everyone else making pinot, are going to have our logo designed in script. (Iâ€™m being sarcastic of course. Many producers [...]
Tweet A lot, actually. Good design grants a wine a measure of distinction in the marketplace, and effective differentiation sells wine. Good design tells your personal story with an economy of words and symbols. Aesthetics do matter. But of the top 5 factors that determine how a wine sells, I’m not sure where I’d rank [...]
I noticed that I’ve been blogging here for nearly a month and hadn’t yet mentioned our plans for the Winery.