Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets

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Keg wine and wine vending machines just got supersized: 500 and one-thousand liter tanks have landed in French supermarkets.

Bring your own resealable bottles, Poland Spring containers, jerrycans, whatever. Or you can get one at the store. Select your grade (red, white, or rosé). Pump. Print receipt.

Astrid Terzian introduced this concept that hearkens back to a bygone era when wine would arrive in Paris shops in tonneaux and consumers would bring their own flagons to fill. But today, Terzian says, she started this scheme in fall 2008 to fill a niche, tapping into two key themes, environmental awareness and the economy. (She actually wanted to buy a wine property and run a B&B but it was too expensive. So she turned to what she says she knew how to do: sales.) The elimination of packaging mass means that the wine can be shipped much more efficiently from a cost and carbon perspective.

The cost-savings are passed on to the consumer in the form of low prices of 1.45 euros/liter (about $2/liter). She installed her first machine in June 2009 at the Cora supermarket in Dunkirk and now has them installed in eight supermarkets in France. The wines vary; one is a 2009 from the Rhone, technically a vin de pays méditerranée.

Compteur Cuve As to customer reaction, Terzian says customers are taken aback at first, but then warm up to the idea, especially after a taste. They come back often, she says.

Asked via email which is her favorite container to bring to fill, she says she uses a five-liter jug since it is “neither too big nor too small–and it’s typically French.”

UPDATE: I neglected to mention in the post that I think this, regulations permitting, will come to the US within a year. I told that to someone in the wine trade today. And he replied that he is already working on it!

UPDATE 2: My only question about the pump wine (aka Chateau La Pompe) is if it comes to New Jersey and Oregon, will they require full serve as they do for gas?!

La Cuve, Réserves Précieuses

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    RT @israeliwine: Like it a lot RT @drvino Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post]

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    I love it!! Wish we had there here RT @drvino: Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post]

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    Fill ‘er up, sez @drvino – [link to post] Wine for about $2/liter via huge pump-your-own vending machines in French supermkts

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  6. Wow, very interesting! I would guess it should catch up in US very easily, especially with eco-green positioning… If it does, hope the wines will be ok at least :)


  7. What, exactly, has Terzian introduced? Or to take another perspective, just how backward IS Dunkirk? After all, bulk wine from vending machines has been around so long it’s no longer a ‘concept’ but a tradition. I’ve seen such machines many opther places in France (partiocularly the south) and in Italy, too. My favorites are the ones that replicate 1960’s gas pumps: they have (or had) little drums with numbers spinning around (rather than soulless digital readouts) and a 6-foot hose with a genuine ‘pistole’ so you can drive right up to them and fill ‘er up.


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    RT @maggiejane: Self-serve wine tanks in French supermarkets. [link to post]

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    @paolodecastro Sfuso è bello. 500 and 1000-liter kegs land in French supermarkets as they install self-serve wine tanks [link to post]

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    500 and 1000-liter kegs land in French supermarkets as establishments install self-serve wine tanks: [link to post] via @drvino

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    Love it. When are these coming here?! RT @maggiejane Self-serve wine tanks in French supermarkets. [link to post]

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    Why can’t we get these in the US?? :-) RT @maggiejane Self-serve wine tanks in French supermarkets. [link to post]

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    Not for fine wines but can it be a choice?| RT @drvino: Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post]

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  19. I would love to see California’s NPA do something like this…


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    How many places have you seen that sells #wine like this [link to post]

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    thanks @eatocracy – Bring your own bottle back to refill your wine! Love this idea – [link to post]

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    Hey @gversuse we need this at our local supermarket. [link to post]

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    Eggs, check. Bread, check. Cleanup in aisle 4 because someone’s wasted, check: [link to post]

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    RT @TishWine: Fill ‘er up, sez @drvino – [link to post] Wine for about $2/liter via huge pump-your-own vending machines in French supe

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    RT @JillDever: RT @vivinocom: How many places have you seen that sells #wine like this [link to post] <– Preston in Dry Creek

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  37. Lets hope that just as gas went from leaded to unleaded, wine goes from chemical to organic – the grapes at least!


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  39. This is probably what PA should have done instead of the by-the-bottle vending machine…


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    RT @JillDever: RT @vivinocom: How many places have you seen that sells #wine like this [link to post] ~ Wow!! None here in NV!

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    It gets more & more creative ;) RT @drvino: RT @TishWine: Fill ‘er up – [link to post] Wine for about $2/liter via vending machines.

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    @drvino omg! can I get one of these for my kitchen? [link to post]

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    I can’t believe the French would put their sacrosanct wine into
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    Yes, it’s annoying when the French act superior. But let’s face it– in some departments, they really are! Exhibit… [link to post]

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    Prob wouldn’t work here, but still interesting: Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post]

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    RT @drvino: RT @davidlebovitz: @drvino omg! can I get one of these for my kitchen? [link to post]

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    BEST IDEA EVER!! [link to post]

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    O.o [link to post] *hic*

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  54. OMG ( Oh My God), LOL.


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    how much wine do you need? [link to post]

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    Na mijn bardienst op het #nnf10 weet ik het zeker. [link to post] Volgend jaar kunnen er zeker twee van deze machines komen.

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    RT @ryanmer: Good bye everybody! I’m moving to France. TOMORROW. [link to post]

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    [link to post] Filling up your own wine at the grocery store…don’t really know my opinion. you?

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    That’s it. I’m moving to France! [link to post]

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    Good bye everybody! I’m moving to France. TOMORROW. [link to post]

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  62. sounds awesome. I love wine. beats beer any day.


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    RT @drvino: RT @soniahunt: Eggs, check. Bread, check. Cleanup in aisle 4 because someone’s wasted, check: [link to post]

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    THIS. I want THIS. [link to post]

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    I could really get behind introducing these self-serve wine tanks in U.S. grocery stores. [link to post]

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    Voor vakantiegevoel thuis zou ik dit wel in de NL supermarkten willen [link to post]

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    Of gewoon thuis? RT @angelariddering: Voor vakantiegevoel thuis zou ik dit wel in de NL supermarkten willen [link to post]

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    thats what im talking about. [link to post]

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    US alcohol regulators might not be ready for this, but are you? [link to post] (via @drvino)

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    RT @EclecticEdibles: RT @swirlsipsnark: US alcohol regulators might not be ready for this, but are you? [link to post] (via @drvino).

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    #humor: The #French are so clever! [link to post] #wine #consumer #selfserve

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    ohmygosh – love this! saves bottles too! [link to post] via @LocalFeasties

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    RT @davidlebovitz @drvino omg! can I get one of these for my kitchen? [link to post] –> that would be dangerous!

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    You know I’m a #mutt, parts #French, #Italian, #Brazilian, #German & dog knows what else, not sure what I think about [link to post]

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    I’d show up there with a goddamn bucket. || RT @BridgetCallahan: THIS. I want THIS. [link to post]

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    .@marcofrey self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post]

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    RT @swirlsipsnark: US alcohol regulators might not be ready for this, but are you? [link to post] (via @drvino).

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    That would never float here RT @GianninaRossini: O.o [link to post] *hic*

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    Interesting! Wish it will come to the US.. RT @drvino [link to post]

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  84. They’ve had this for years in France. Vin en Vrac. Might be new to supermarkets though.


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    Paying at the pump just got a bit more intoxicating. Now you can pump your own #wine at French supermarkets. [link to post]

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    Fill ‘er up: self-serve wine tanks in French supermarkets [link to post] [small vineyards already sold by the jug anyway]

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  89. Just came back from south of France and we found ourselves loading up a plastic 5L gas can with the local rose with just such a machine–wine was not bad either.


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    I have been pushing this idea to the industry for years – thanks to @drvino for calling attention to it: [link to post]

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    para você que curte vinhos… oque acha disso? // [link to post]

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    Wow, filling up wine, like its water! L-o-v-e. RT @rachelsbro sometimes i feel like we r in wrong country: JEALOUS: [link to post]

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    A nice idea that will never land in Finland.. [link to post]

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    wine vending machines! super! [link to post]

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    Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post] (h/t to @drvino)

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    RT @rupinjapan: A French fill ‘er up: self serve wine pumps!!! [link to post] come on Waitrose, catch up

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    found a replacement for two buck chuck and box wine….. [link to post]

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    As only the French can do. [link to post]

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    WANT RT @drvino: Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post]

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    Crazy people… [link to post]

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    Honey, peanut butter, olive oil and now wine! RT @ZagatBuzz self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post]

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    Getting Tanked: French supermarkets offer self-serve bulk wine tanks [link to post] RT @drvino via @ZagatBuzz:

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    “Fill er up: self serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets Dr Vino s wine blog” [link to post]

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    The French and their wine pump: [link to post]

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    こういうので水が出てくるのは日本のスーパーにあるよねRT @ZagatBuzz: Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post] via @drvino

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    French supermarkets get self-service wine pumps. Bring your own bottle/wineskin/bucket: [link to post]

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    Sweet, I want this [link to post]

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    Refill wine! Self serve..cool.. [link to post]

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    RT @GuyKawasaki I <3 self-serve wine [link to post] ... the French are doing something right! #wine

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    ワイン、レギュラー満タンで@フランス。 [link to post]

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    Wine Self-serve pumps in France… would this work in the US? [link to post]

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    なんかすごくやだ…。ガソリンスタンドのような機械でセルフ販売されるワイン。[link to post]

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    the french get it [link to post] … just wish @Totantanz would start replying… she is severely testing a friendship here*

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    WHY WERE THESE NOT IN PARIS WHEN WE WERE THERE?!? [link to post]

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    Let’s bring this idea here: Self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post]

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    Can’t wait to try one of these #wine stations in #Paris!: [link to post]

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    Self-serve wine? Yes, please! [link to post]

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  136. [...] A pretty cool idea from several perspectives. This entry was posted in Cool things and tagged Cool things. Bookmark the permalink. ← A Referee’s Judgment [...]


  137. Twitter Comment


    France makes wine even more accessible: It’s now self-serve in French supermarkets! Both keg and vending machine. [link to post]

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    RT @TheAtlanticFOOD: France makes wine even more accessible: self-serve in French suprmkts! Both keg & vending machine. [link to post]

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    Keg wine and wine vending machines in France! Could come to the U.S. in the next year [link to post] (via @TheAtlanticFOOD)

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    Two Wines by the gallon! [link to post]

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    very interesting RT @ZagatBuzz Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post] via @drvino

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  142. Twitter Comment


    @TheAtlanticFOOD why are always so far behind?
    Because always got have our big buckled shoes stuck back with the blue laws of the pilgrims

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  143. [...] (Dr. Vino via The Consumerist) [...]


  144. Thanks for all the reactions! I think it’s pretty obvious that there’s a lot of support for this concept in the US!

    Hi Billmarsano–yes, le vin en vrac has been around for years (centuries?) in France. It’s colloquially known today as Chateau la Pompe.

    Terzian explained to me that her tanks are the first that supermarkets have been able to deploy for reasons of health safety regulations. Btw, as you can see in the picture above, these are quite similar to gas pumps.

    Have you encountered something similar in your travels in Italy?


  145. [...] Poprvé se takový automat objevil v obchodním domě v roce 2008 a protože si našel své zákazníky, tak se jejich počet postupně rozrůstá. Více se o tom dočtete na stránkách věnovaných vínu http://www.drvino.com [...]


  146. Not just for the co-ops, anymore.


  147. Twitter Comment


    Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post] another reason to like the French.

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    Loss of romance. :( RT @DrinkinAmerica: very interesting RT @ZagatBuzz Fill ‘er up: self-serve wine tanks [link to post] via @drvino

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    @garyvee What do you think about self serve wine in Supermarkets. [link to post]

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    We need to bring this to Canada! [link to post]

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    Self service wine! FUCK YEAH!! [link to post]

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    Brilliant, self-serve wine: [link to post]

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  153. Dr Vino, Thanks for Chateau La Pompe. Now it’s true that I haven’t owned a car in 25 years, and have been only a casual customer of gas stations for just as long, but Terzian’s machines don’t in the least resemble the old-time gas pumps I refer to. In fact, hers look like shipping containers with hoses stuck on.
    The dispensers I’ve seen in Italy don’t look like them either. In the north of Italy I’ve seen some the are dressed up as wooden wine casks; in Sicily I’ve seen stainless tanks with
    spigots (no metering device–you just show the clerk the bottle you’ve filled and are charged accordingly; and my favorites are the ‘vini sfuzzi’ joints, which fill your jugs directly from the demijohn.

    I’d gladly show you what I mean but I’m too backward to know how to post pix.

    Most of the 130+ responses to this item lead me to believe that you should establish some Guideline for Would-be Responders . . .


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    RT @marlomarketing: self-serve wine in France. how long til it gets to the US? [link to post] …

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  155. [...] Okay, France is pretty cool. It’s not enough that wine is cheaper than bottled water… they’re taking it to the next level by offering self-serve wine tanks in supermarkets. (Dr. Vino calls it “Chateau La Pompe“) [...]


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    RT @TheAtlanticFOOD: self-serve wine refills in French supermarkets! Both keg and vending machine. [link to post]

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  158. Hi Bill,

    Yes, at gas stations the tanks are underground and only the pump and nozzle are above ground. Do the pumps you’ve seen in Italy and France store the wine underground? Have you ever seen a wine tanker making a delivery to a restaurant? (elsewhere, people commented they had seen this.)

    Yes, the twitter comments here do make it discussion a little unwieldy. But they also show a high degree of enthusiasm for the idea.


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    Best idea ever: [link to post]

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  160. Twitter Comment


    Ya lo implementaron en Francia, bombas autoservicio de vino… que opina el sommelier? [link to post]

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  161. Twitter Comment


    Bulk supermarket wine in France – about $2 USD/liter. Chances of this coming to BC? About 0%. Read on drvino.com [link to post]

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  162. Twitter Comment


    self serve wine pumps in grocery stores in france. i’m moving. [link to post]

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  163. Twitter Comment


    RT @closetmastrbakr: Fill ‘er up with super unleaded rosé. [link to post]

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  164. Dottoe V: No, the pumps Ive seen in Italy and France store the wine aboveground. The “wine tanker making a delivery to a restaurant” is, I suspect, a genial fiction. Machines like Terzian’s will undoubtedly be filled cartridge-style. That is, with large containers of wine
    delivered by truck and installed in the machines, but not by tankers refilling the machines from hoses dragged from curbside all the way through the supermarket. Possibly, MANY years ago but certaibnly not recently. It would be insufficiently hygienic for EU authorities not to mention an inefficient use of manpower, not to mention the spillage problem. I do fondly recall a cartoon in Punch showing a startled diner’s reaction as a tanker marked ‘Soup du Jour’ pulled in, but I’m betting the restaurant wine tanker can be safely dismissed.

    As to twitter comments: OK, they demonstrate popularity–and ther value of a poll next time. To my mind, comment such as “OMG ( Oh My God), LOL,” and “Sweet, I want this,” and “wine vending machines! super!” don’t contribute much–and they bury more useful comments and questions.


  165. Twitter Comment


    Bendita sea la hora en que se inventó el vino [link to post]

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  166. Twitter Comment


    RT @drvino: US wine trade, take note: A LOT OF PEOPLE LOVE THIS IDEA [link to post] @wholefoods @wegmans @safeway

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  167. Twitter Comment


    Gawn ni un o’r rhain yn Tesco Grangetown plis? [link to post]

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  168. Twitter Comment


    Moving! @TheAtlanticFOOD: France makes wine even more accessible: It’s now self-serve in French supermarkets! [link to post]

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  169. Twitter Comment


    Wine is 1.45 euro/ liter? Awesome! RT @srmcculley Self-serve wine tanks: in French supermarkets – coming to US soon!! [link to post]

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  170. Twitter Comment


    RT @cridlyn: Gawn ni un o’r rhain yn Tesco Grangetown plis? [link to post]

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  171. Twitter Comment


    Self-serve wine tanks: in French supermarkets – coming to US soon!! [link to post] @secondglass

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  172. [...] just don’t see how this could have caught on in, of all places, France. Keg wine and wine vending machines just got [...]


  173. Twitter Comment


    Hook it to my veins! [link to post]

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  174. [...] New Form of Self-Service: A wine dispenser that lets you fill up in the supermarket.  In my mind, a good [...]


  175. Twitter Comment


    @nomadderwhere are you sure its not the eyeBROW that is piercing? ps, can kim buy us this: [link to post] ? S’il vous plait?

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  176. Twitter Comment


    @cridlyn: Gawn ni un o’r rhain yn Tesco Grangetown plis? [link to post] > Fi ar y ffôn i Morrisons Aber ben bore fory!

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  177. Twitter Comment


    Self-serve wine tanks in France? Yes please [link to post]

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  178. Twitter Comment


    In honor of #WW & #tech… Self-Serve Tanks at French supermarkets for #Vino [link to post] Merlot by the bulk! Haha

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  179. Twitter Comment


    Cool concept but calling it “keg wine”? RT @marlomarketing:self-serve wine in France. how long til it gets to the US? [link to post]

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    @WFMWineGuys – What do you think? RT @drvino US wine trade, take note: A LOT OF PEOPLE LOVE THIS IDEA [link to post]

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  181. Twitter Comment


    How would this pass the issue of an “open alcohol container” in your car? RT @drvino A LOT OF PEOPLE LOVE THIS IDEA [link to post]

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  182. Twitter Comment


    Fill’er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post] #oenophilia #ViveleFrance

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  183. Twitter Comment


    Wow! Self-serve wine TANKS now available in French supermarkets. [link to post]

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  184. Twitter Comment


    Self-serve wine hits French supermarkets!

    [link to post] http://fb.me/FYPMsV5k

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  185. Twitter Comment


    Would love to see one of these standing next to vending machines in the office – self-serve wine tanks at $2/liter – [link to post]

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  186. Twitter Comment


    If these French self serve wine tanks ever come to the U.S., I’ll never see my mom sober again: [link to post] #BoozyMcBoozerson

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  187. Twitter Comment


    .@emilycagwin If only we lived in France. [link to post]

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  188. Twitter Comment


    what do you think about this wine station in french supermarkts?
    [link to post]

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  189. Twitter Comment


    Or even in the US! RT @EastEndBrewing Finally, wine people catching up w/ beer people: [link to post] Of course, not in PA just yet.

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  190. Twitter Comment


    Why yes, I would like self-serve wine kiosks [link to post] Of course, we can’t even buy wine in our grocery stores so this won’t fly.

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  191. Twitter Comment


    RT @enophiledude: wine growlers. [link to post] fill er up monsuier.dude.can you imagine these filled with @eastendbrewing at getgo..

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  192. Twitter Comment


    Finally, wine people catching up w/ beer people: [link to post] Of course, not in PA just yet.

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  193. Twitter Comment


    Attention lushes: Self-serve wine tanks may be coming to a grocery store near you! [link to post]

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  194. Twitter Comment


    wine pumps in grocery stores?? [link to post]

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  195. Twitter Comment


    there is hope RT @nobauerm While France is embroiled in controversies re: headscarfs/roma expulsion.They roll out this: [link to post]

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  196. Twitter Comment


    Just when I think they are out of great ideas, the French come up with this. Supermarket Self Service Wine Tanks [link to post]

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  197. Twitter Comment


    @TheAtlanticFOOD: Wine’s now self-serve in French supermarkets! Both keg and vending machines [link to post]

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  198. Twitter Comment


    pay at the pump for your wine – $2/liter bring your own reusable containers. Hope this comes to the US soon! [link to post]

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  199. Twitter Comment


    While France is embroiled in controversies re: headscarfs and roma expulsion. They roll out this: [link to post]

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  200. Twitter Comment


    Looks like I’ll be doing my grocery shopping in France from now on. [link to post]

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  201. Twitter Comment


    wine growlers. [link to post] fill er up monsuier.dude.can you imagine these filled with @eastendbrewing at getgo..#amillionfoodperks

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  202. Twitter Comment


    RT @EastEndBrewing: Finally, wine people catching up w/ beer people: [link to post] Of course, not in PA just yet.

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  203. Twitter Comment


    Great way to reduce packaging (thx @good) – fill up your own container with wine: [link to post]

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  204. Twitter Comment


    Self-serve #wine refill stations hitting a supermarket near you… in France: [link to post]

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  205. Twitter Comment


    I need one of these permanently installed in my home: [link to post]

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  206. Vive la France!!! Bring it on.
    V


  207. Twitter Comment


    RT @tanyaweiman: @ehowton the next step in evolution after box wine: [link to post]

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    I have to get one of these things [link to post]

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  209. Twitter Comment


    @ehowton the next step in evolution after box wine: [link to post]

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  210. Twitter Comment


    Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets | Dr Vino’s wine blog: [link to post] – I need me one of these!

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  211. Twitter Comment


    une autre raison que je doit habiter à Paris au plus vite! [link to post]

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  212. Twitter Comment


    Self service wine? [link to post]

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  213. [...] The Shape of Booze to Come September 15, 2010 Posted by Jehuda in Uncategorized. Tags: News, Technology trackback Self-serve wine-filling stations coming to supermarkets. [...]


  214. Twitter Comment


    Fill’er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post] #wine /via @GuyKawasaki

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  215. Twitter Comment


    The new “Redbox” of wine – for just $2/liter. Oui! [link to post] via @drvino

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  216. Twitter Comment


    The new cask wine? [link to post]

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  217. Twitter Comment


    Check out what could be coming around the corner in the US regarding wine…. [link to post]

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  218. [...] DrVino via [...]


  219. Twitter Comment


    Oh, France. I was kinda mad about the burqa thing the other day, but you know how to make it all better. [link to post]

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  220. Twitter Comment


    對嘛 這樣子才有沽酒的味道 [link to post] http://plurk.com/p/7kts9d

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  221. Twitter Comment


    Ach nö. Die Brotback-Automaten sind schon ein Affront f. d. Bäckerhandwerk & jetzt auch noch eine Weinzapfsäule [link to post]

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  222. Twitter Comment


    Self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets: [link to post]

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  223. Twitter Comment


    RT @Ashendar: Self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets: [link to post]

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  224. Twitter Comment


    Wein aus der Supermarkt-Tanke: [link to post]

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  225. Twitter Comment


    RT @unklerupert: Just add mouth :) RT @outsideorg: Coming to a Lidl near you, Self Service Wine Machines AMAZING [link to post]

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  226. Twitter Comment


    Neppe noe vi ser på Vinmonopolet med det første.
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  227. Twitter Comment


    Just add mouth :) RT @outsideorg: Coming to a Lidl near you, Self Service Wine Machines AMAZING [link to post]

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  228. Twitter Comment


    RT @outsideorg Coming to a Lidl near you, Self Service Wine Machines AMAZING [link to post] >> now that’s what we mean by freebies

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  229. Twitter Comment


    RT @unklerupert “Just add mouth :)” RT @outsideorg Coming to a Lidl near you, Self Service Wine Machines AMAZING [link to post]

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  230. Twitter Comment


    Bara i Frankrike?
    “tanka” vin i affären
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  231. Twitter Comment


    Sod the Pope! self service wine machines are the true story today [link to post] (via @outsideorg) FAO @Ferders @MrMumpy @Pretty_Wrong

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  232. Twitter Comment


    RT @outsideorg: Coming to a Lidl near you, Self Service Wine Machines AMAZING [link to post]

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  233. Twitter Comment


    RT @NickBuck: RT @outsideorg Coming to a Lidl near you, Self Service Wine Machines AMAZING [link to post] >> now that’s what we mean b

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  234. Twitter Comment


    @NickBuck I might actually start collecting Nectar points for that…..

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  235. Twitter Comment


    @unklerupert I need one of those in my house!

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  236. Twitter Comment


    @unklerupert Just add Oil Drum more like…..

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  237. Twitter Comment


    Self service wine tanks being introduced in supermarkets in France-[link to post]. Makes buying wine like filling up ur petrol tank :)

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  238. [...] to say you used to not be able to pour your own bottle of it. In France (of course), they now have machines in supermarkets where you can fill up a container with a tap much the way you would a glass of beer from a keg, and it measures how much you pour like a gas [...]


  239. Twitter Comment


    Onde fica o mais próximo rt @pmarketing Supermercado francês: traga seu galão e encha de vinho. Tipo bomba de gasolina [link to post]

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  240. Twitter Comment


    RT @pmarketing: Supermercado francês: traga seu galão e encha de vinho. Parece bomba de gasolina. – [link to post]

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  241. Twitter Comment


    @soterowine Supermercado francês: traga seu galão e encha de vinho. Parece bomba de gasolina. – [link to post]

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  242. Twitter Comment


    Supermercado francês: traga seu galão e encha de vinho. Parece bomba de gasolina. – [link to post]

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  243. [...] Think of it as a self-service milk machine, but with thousands of gallons of vino inside.  Astrid Terzian took a cue from history and has turned the idea of mass-market vending machine wine on its head.  Rather than have a machine that dispenses individual bottles of wine, she’s going big and shipping 500 and 1,000 liter containers of wine to grocery stores in France.  There, customers can bring their own bottles from home and buy bulk wine on the cheap! [...]


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    something tells me this would end up being an unmitigated disaster here in the States … [link to post]

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  245. Twitter Comment


    I want one for my kitchen~ RT @PaulDiM: @iphonegirl Or you can buy a wine vending machine [link to post]

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  246. Twitter Comment


    I’ve read articles about the way it was once done in Paris and thought, Brilliant! Glad to see the trend catching… [link to post]

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  247. Twitter Comment


    Mixed feelings about this one. Enviro awareness & economy vs. romance & ritual. What do you think @vinogirlie? [link to post]

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  248. Twitter Comment


    Self-serve wine tanks coming to supermarkets. Save money and reduce waste, we like that! http://bit.ly/9aYQIy [link to post]

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  249. [...] Putting a modern (and greener) spin on an old way of doing business, a French vendor has begun selling wine by volume from 500- and 1,000-liter vending pumps in French supermarkets. All customers need is a [...]


  250. An article in the newest Wine Business Monthly covers the new and growing U.S. trend towards kegged wine and wine taps in the bars…we are getting closer…


  251. Twitter Comment


    What? Box wine to classy for you? Well France has the solution: [link to post]

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  252. Twitter Comment


    @iphonegirl Or you can buy a wine vending machine [link to post]

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  253. Actually NOT getting closer. ‘Kegged’ wine–wine from, as they used to say, ‘a hose under the bar,’ has been around for years. And it really has nothing to do with being able to walk into a market and fill your own jug. Kegged wine is just another way for bars and restaurants to sell wine by the glass. Filling your own jug at a supermarket requires a new governmental attitude toward wine, and laws to match.


  254. Hi Bill, OK pardon me for trying to be wry…
    Granted the technology is not new, but the market awareness that has grown about this option certainly is…a google search for ‘kegged wines’ returns a number of US media articles from this year alone on the topic.

    Yes, I agree, practically speaking, we are a long way from pumping our own wine at the grocery store or quick mart, and there are pressure trying to move we consumers in the wrong direction.
    Now, I wonder if I can get a winery to ship me a 5gal keg before HR5034 goes anywhere…


  255. Twitter Comment


    Sometimes I love France! RT @drvino: Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post]

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  256. Twitter Comment


    It’s all over once these bad boys start showing up in our supermarkets: [link to post]

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  257. Twitter Comment


    Bomba de vinho! Quando essa maravilha chega ao Brasil? [link to post]

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  258. [...] http://www.drvino.com/2010/09/14/self-serve-tanks-wine-french-supermarkets/ [...]


  259. Twitter Comment


    gel de özenme! fransa’da seçilmiş birkaç markete şarap istasyonu kurulacakmış: [link to post]

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  260. Twitter Comment


    I need this to be installed in my house. [link to post]

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  261. [...] oh please bring these self-serve wine tanks to the [...]


  262. Todd, the awareness, more’s the pity, is on the trade side. Especially in the current economy, restaurateurs are looking for more ways to sell wine. Such awareness as exists on the consumer side still marks bulk wine and boxed wine down as bad wine most of the time. US supermarkets seems to be interested only in branded bottles, not bulk, though they can hardly be unaware of the various bulk formats.

    Good luck on getting a keg for yourself. I wrote to several wineries a few weeks ago. Most didn’t reply. The rest said tersely ‘for restaurants only’ and nothing more, as if fearful of being nailed for encouraging drinking by the puritans. I don’t think we’re going to make any progress in developing a wine culture in the U.S. unless–for starters–HR5034 is defeated. This is one of the pressures to move in the wrong direction–but I don’t see anything trying to move CONSUMERS in the wrong direction, just vested interests. And that’s the pbolem for consumers: the situation is not in our hands.


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    We as labelpeople are opposing thiS…;)RT @SamuelS: Self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post]

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  264. Twitter Comment


    Enviado por meu amigo Giancarlo @giancarlogc – Só faltava essa: [link to post]

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  265. Twitter Comment


    Självservering av vin på franska stormarknader – häll upp vinet i en flaska. [link to post]

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  266. Twitter Comment


    Self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post]

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  267. Twitter Comment


    “Chateau La Pompe” llega a los supermercados franceses…y dicen que pronto a los de Estados Unidos. Es decir,… [link to post]

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  268. Twitter Comment


    When will wine be self-serve in the US? French supermarkets now offer wine vending machines! [link to post] (via @TheAtlanticFOOD)

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  269. Twitter Comment


    French wine vending machines – fabulous or faux pas? [link to post]

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  270. Twitter Comment


    Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post] ……. Oh Yes Please!!

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  271. [...] [Photo Source] [...]


  272. Twitter Comment


    Self Serve Wine Tanks Arrive in French Supermarkets [News] … aaaand why don’t we have these in the States? [link to post]

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  273. Twitter Comment


    @culinarygadabout don’t know if you saw this – via @vagabondish Self Serve Wine Tanks Arrive in French Supermarkets [link to post]

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  274. Twitter Comment


    Hold the phone. Why isn’t this here yet? [link to post] – Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets

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  275. Twitter Comment


    RT @theoldlatrobe I mean really who wouldn’t want to buy wine like they would buy gas? Filler-Up! [link to post]

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  276. Twitter Comment


    That’s awesome RT @drvino: US wine trade, take note: A LOT OF PEOPLE LOVE THIS IDEA [link to post] @wholefoods @wegmans @safeway

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  277. Twitter Comment


    Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets, [link to post]

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  278. Twitter Comment


    Let’s move to France! WINE! [link to post]

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  279. FriendFeed Comment


    Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets | Dr Vino’s wine blog. Cok iyiymis bu yahu.. [link to post]

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  280. Twitter Comment


    Vol super graag… sorry, ik bedoel sauvignon: [link to post]

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  281. I would LOVE to see this in the U.S. But I disagree that it will be available within the year. Too many hurdles, too many well-funded wholesaler lobbyists who will likely fight it (for whatever reason) and underage-drinking prohibitionists will have a field day with this.
    Sad…


  282. Twitter Comment


    New take on wine in a box. Fill ‘er up! [link to post] #fb

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  283. Twitter Comment


    0.0 RT @NeverEnoughShoe Let’s move to France! WINE! [link to post]

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  284. Twitter Comment


    Yes, please, we need this stateside: [link to post] I think @stacy_ski and @adamhersly would agree with me, right?

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  285. Twitter Comment


    Get your drink on while creating less waste… It’s just like a gas pump! (Blogged by The Kitchn) [link to post] #zerowaste

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  286. [...] completa en el Dr. Vino . Comparte y [...]


  287. Twitter Comment


    Only in #France [link to post] #food #wine

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  288. Twitter Comment


    RT @siobhanok: Self service wine tanks being introduced in supermarkets in France-[link to post]. Makes buying wine like filling up ur

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  289. Twitter Comment


    Yes! RT @martinwilson73 Yes, please, we need this stateside: [link to post] I think @stacy_ski and (cont) http://tl.gd/62qnjk

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  290. Twitter Comment


    RT @vagabondish: Self Serve Wine Tanks in French Supermarkets [link to post] – saw these at a winery in Rully, Bourgougne: $2 per L!

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  291. Twitter Comment


    Self-serve wine tanks headed to US supermarkets. Turn on the pump and fill ‘er up. Here come ‘tank stands’. [link to post]

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  292. Twitter Comment


    Awesome RT @cappypopp: Self-serve wine tanks headed to US supermarkets. Turn on the pump and fill ‘er up. [link to post]

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  293. Twitter Comment


    オーストラリアではなく、フランスの給「ワイン」機。セルフサービスですって! [link to post]

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  294. Twitter Comment


    A different spin on #BYOB. But is it better than boxed wine? [link to post]

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  295. Twitter Comment


    コレ良いな… RT @WineAus_Japan] オーストラリアではなく、フランスの給「ワイン」機。セルフサービスですって! [link to post]

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  296. Twitter Comment


    すごいマシン! RT @WineAus_Japan オーストラリアではなく、フランスの給「ワイン」機。セルフサービスですって! [link to post]

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  297. Twitter Comment


    brilliant idea….[link to post]

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  298. Twitter Comment


    Wine Made Simple! [link to post] $$

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  299. Twitter Comment


    More on self-serve wine tanks [link to post] & distributor http://bit.ly/akzaAO #inanefriday

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  300. Twitter Comment


    @ben_hr I’m worried for you #inanefriday. Perhaps you should leave work early :)

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  301. Twitter Comment


    Wondering if they deliver – fill the home tank? [link to post]

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  302. Twitter Comment


    @kristinalford Good idea

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  303. Twitter Comment


    Høykvalitetsvin? [link to post]

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  304. [...] Wine vending machine. [...]


  305. [...] pleasure so that you can show off. In fact, a Cobra Spy had to slither many miles and empty a whole one of these to bring you this sneaky [...]


  306. Twitter Comment


    @eljefetwisted dude! [link to post]

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  307. Twitter Comment


    次は枝豆自販機があるといいねー。塩濃いめ薄め、茹で固め柔らかめ RT @WineAus_Japan: 給「ワイン」機。 [link to post]

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  308. Twitter Comment


    RT @jvoss0712: Bring this to America!! [link to post] Self-serve wine #vino

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  309. Twitter Comment


    Bring this to America!! [link to post] Self-serve wine #vino

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  310. [...] máquina já está instalada em oito supermercados franceses. De acordo com o site Dr Vino , o tipo de bebida varia. Um dos vinhos mais vendidos é de 2009 e vem da região do Rhône, [...]


  311. Twitter Comment


    RT @elinashatkin: Fill ‘er up: Self-Serve Wine Tanks Coming to U.S. Supermarkets Within A Year. [link to post] via @drvino

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  312. Twitter Comment


    @TheWineyard You should do this: [link to post]

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  313. Twitter Comment


    Fill ‘er up: Self-Serve Wine Tanks Coming to U.S. Supermarkets Within A Year. [link to post] via @drvino

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  314. Twitter Comment


    self-serve wine tanks! [link to post]

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  315. Twitter Comment


    i’m moving to france: [link to post]

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  316. Twitter Comment


    For all you wine lovers: [link to post] #classy

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  317. Twitter Comment


    Thx! RT @amyatwoodwine: I would love to see @theNPAhardy do this in CA, hint, hint… “self-serve tanks bring wine …. [link to post]

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  318. [...] 10. In France, You Can Pump Your Own Wine by the Liter, Gas Station-Style [...]


  319. Twitter Comment


    Natočite vino u supermarketu kao gorivo na pumpi | Dr Vino’s wine blog [link to post]

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  320. Twitter Comment


    @BordeauxWines RT @myriam: o_0 As seen abroad: Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post]

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  321. Twitter Comment


    Wine vending machine with gas station-like pumps in France – [link to post]

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  322. Twitter Comment


    Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets | Dr Vino’s wine blog [link to post] Not a bad idea to import.

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  323. [...] Bring Your Own Flagon By gwendolen, on September 18th, 2010, %edit Photo by Dr Vino [...]


  324. [...] Source : Dr. Vino [...]


  325. Twitter Comment


    Dream come true: [link to post]

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  326. Twitter Comment


    @d_wombat would you like some wine with your meal [link to post]

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  327. Twitter Comment


    RT @_asheep: self-serve wine tanks [link to post] do you think I could get one of those for my flat? #adreamcometrue

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  328. Twitter Comment


    self-serve wine tanks [link to post] do you think I could get one of those for my flat? #adreamcometrue

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  329. Twitter Comment


    Omg…I am going to live in France! The only place where getting wine is like getting gas! [link to post] (Via _asheep) (@Jannarden)

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  330. Twitter Comment


    @theogeo [link to post]

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  331. Twitter Comment


    RT @HalesE: Omg…I am going to live in France! The only place where getting wine is like getting gas! [link to post] (Via _asheep) (@

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  332. Twitter Comment


    AWSOME RT @HalesE: Omg…I am going to live in France! Only place where getting wine is like getting gas! [link to post] (@Jannarden)

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  333. Twitter Comment


    @CocktailDeeva There use to be one of those in Mtl. I think it’s still there. And you can buy beer at the gas station in Quebec ;)

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  334. Twitter Comment


    Wine Vending Machines launch in France – pump the wine into your own container/bottle/mouth for just €1.45/l, [link to post]

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  335. Twitter Comment


    Best Invention Ever. France has come out w/ new self-serve wine “vending machines”. How do u say sweet jesus in French? [link to post]

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  336. Twitter Comment


    Another reason to love France: Cheap and delicious pump-your-own wine vending machines. [link to post]

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  337. Twitter Comment


    RT @HalesE: France – The only place where getting wine is like getting gas! [link to post] (@Jannarden)

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  338. We need this in australia! i need one at work.


  339. [...] If she’s looking for test markets, I can recommend a prime retail spot in my living room. [Dr Vino via PopSci] Tagged:alcoholdesignkiosksla [...]


  340. Twitter Comment


    [link to post] フランスすげーw

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  341. [...] Self-Serve Wine Tanks? Posted on September 19, 2010 by westrikestraight| Leave a comment “Keg wine and wine vending machines just got supersized: 500 and one-thousand liter tanks have landed in French supermarkets. [...]


  342. [...] wine tanks in French supermarkets – Dr. Vino   [wine] The French really loves their vino [...]


  343. Twitter Comment


    さすがはフランスのスーパー。セルフでワインを満タンに ;-P [link to post] Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets | Dr Vino’s wine blog

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  344. [...] it out. A self-serve wine-bottle filling station in France. I think I’ll have one of these installed in my office before my next edit [...]


  345. Customers should use some of those old-fashioned photographic darkroom chemical containers, which are accordioned on the sides so you can easily squeeze the air out as you use it.


  346. [...] have to read this article [...]


  347. [...] Surtidor de combustible para humanos [...]


  348. [...] is only THE. BEST. THING. EVER. It’s like a gas pump, but with wine. Fill ‘er [...]


  349. [...] via Dr. Vino [...]


  350. [...] Dr Vino highlighted in his post, Fill’er up: self serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets, 14 September 2010, Astrid Terzian, a pioneering French wine enthusiast and environmentalist, has [...]


  351. [...] Only the French…fries….nice idea. Read about it in English HERE [...]


  352. [...] Wine Vending Machines? Mais Oui: Vending machines filled with wine are the new fill-up stations across France. For oenophiles appreciating convenience, just bring your own bottle (or barrel), choose among red, white or rosé, and fill ‘er up. An added bonus of this fuel is that the price is a little cheaper at the pump than from a bottle and any kind of large-scale spill might just benefit surrounding communities. [Dr. Vino] [...]


  353. [...] Dr. Vino var a2a_config = a2a_config || {}; a2a_config.linkname="French Wine Vending Machines Could Be [...]


  354. [...] can read more about these machines at this fun wine blog, Dr. Vino.  But, please, once you have read his thoroughly researched, well-written blog, please come back [...]


  355. [...] http://www.drvino.com/2010/09/14/self-serve-tanks-wine-french-supermarkets/ [...]


  356. [...] http://www.drvino.com/2010/09/14/self-serve-tanks-wine-french-supermarkets/ [...]


  357. [...] DR. Vino] wine enthusiast Astrid Terzian came up with the idea of selling wine by volume. Dispensed through [...]


  358. [...] drvino [...]


  359. [...] Im Internet wird gleich mehrfach über das neue System berichtet, unter anderem hier bei Dr. Vino. [...]


  360. [...] wine and wine vending machines just got supersized: 500 and one-thousand liter tanks have landed in French supermarkets. Bring your own resealable [...]


  361. [...] Fuente [...]


  362. [...] Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets | Dr Vino’s wine blog — see also La cuve [...]


  363. [...] you want a self-serve tank that dispenses low-priced wines in a store near you? Apparently a ton of people do as lots of non-wine sites linked to a recent [...]


  364. For ages, wines in small chateaux were also sold in “cubitainairs”, re-usable plastic boxes inside a thick carton box of usually 30 liters or so. I grew up in a small estates in the Bordeaux area and remember people coming on sundays to ask my grand-parents to re-fill their “cubi”. Now it seems it has lost traction as the younger customers tend to look down on this type of containers (and the folks who were using them are now too old). This is simply the “super marche” version of what was a wide-spread practice at the small guy’s (not that super markets want to go oldschool, they have simply found another way to save a few cents on the prodcuts they are selling)


  365. [...] Hvis du vil læse mere om dette koncept, så klik ind på følgende engelsksprogede side: http://www.drvino.com/2010/09/14/self-serve-tanks-wine-french-supermarkets/ [...]


  366. [...] keep them away from the fermented Welch’s, no doubt! (But then again, when you have self-serve wine tanks, why would you ever need to ferment [...]


  367. [...] months back, I posted on wine vending machines coming to Pennsylvania.  I recently spotted this on Dr. Vino’s blog: Bring your own bottle and pick your poison – white, red or [...]


  368. [...] to endorse, or at least be willing to consider the following trends in the industry. As reported by wine blogger Tyler Colman of Dr. Vino, a handful of French supermarkets have added wine pump vending machines to their stores, allowing [...]


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    エコ? RT @NickTheHoly: ガソリンスタンドみたいなワインの自販機 [link to post]

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  370. [...] [Dr. Vino] Share and Enjoy: [...]


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    海外にあるワインの自販機 [link to post]

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    ガソリンスタンドみたいなワインの自販機 [link to post]

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    RT @totalwine: @drvino Thinking the Chateau La Pompe could be a good fit in some of our markets, investigating … [link to post]

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  374. Geeze. This seems like a terrible idea. Every day wine culture is not the same here as in France. That wine is probably drunk the same day there.

    I can only imagine Americans filling up gallons of wine, letting them sit and collect dust, opening it again 3 weeks later and not even realizing that its oxidized and turned to vinegar. Aren’t boxes and jug wines enough to

    If there is something i do NOT want, is more Ameliorated kegs of wine pumped full of mega-purple, served in bulk. Ugh.


  375. [...] It’ll keep them away from the fermented Welch’s, no doubt! (But then again, when you have self-serve wine tanks, why would you ever need to ferment Welch’s?) SPIT: shopping for wine with kids A Tesco in the UK [...]


  376. Twitter Comment


    @amheaton61 Maybe a big bin where we scoop our own chips. Similar to what the French are doing with wine…[link to post]

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  377. Not only in France…we have wine on tap here in southern Italy!
    And you can have a taste before you fill up.

    Eco friendly…no more wasted bottles or containers, just refill when empty!
    Salute


  378. Twitter Comment


    Pretty inventive! @drvino Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post]

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  379. Twitter Comment


    available in USA? RT @CellarKey Pretty inventive @drvino Fill ‘er up self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets [link to post]

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  380. [...] the DrVino blog Technorati Tags: Wine filling [...]


  381. [...] Source: see more info & photos at Wine Terrior and Dr. Vino. [...]


  382. Twitter Comment


    “Completa!” [link to post] – Self-service de vinho em supermercado francês. (via @ftrc )

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  383. I love it!! I wish we had this in North America. I like that you’re writing about evironmentally friendly alternatives to the classic bottled wine (i.e. this, and boxed wine). We need to keep an open mind, and not turn our noses at these eco-friendly options, and it’s great that someone as influential as you are in the wine world is bringing up these issues!


  384. [...] a month ago, Dr. Vino posted this article “Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets”. Here is the low-down on Terzian’s keg wine: “The elimination of packaging mass means that [...]


  385. Incidentally, up here in Vermont, Lincoln Peak has a growler refill program their 2009 Marquette…
    http://www.lincolnpeakvineyard.com/
    as mentioned in the SevenDays Article out of Burlington:
    http://7dvt.com/2010dont-cork-it


  386. [...] acordo com a Dr. Vino, este novo método de vender vinho não só é mais amigo do ambiente como poupa alguns euros à [...]


  387. [...] Wine: Long gone are the days of Carlo Rossi — hello, DIY wine. There’s talk of installing self-serve wine tanks in American supermarkets, allowing consumers to bring their own jugs (or water bottles, — stay [...]


  388. [...] Home Wine Bar series that Ari mentions in the article is a start, as well as the Black Box line. Dr. Vino reported on self-service wine vending machines in France, like the purified water vending you find in supermarkets stateside, that may be making [...]


  389. [...] supermarkets | Dr Vino’s wine blog Posted on January 30, 2011 by edsyncs via drvino.com This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. ← 7 affordable green [...]


  390. [...] 古老當時興,Bring your own container (BYOC)於外國又漸次興起。法國的超市引入紅酒售賣機,原理就如油站入油,客人可以自帶大小不一的容器,拿著喉頭,要多少盛多少。超市慳了包裝,也更易運輸,節省的成本回饋顧客,一升紅酒只售1.45歐羅。負責人說客人最初有點愕然,但試過味後都紛紛支持,認為環保又實惠,美國也正研究引入紅酒機。另外,美國不少糕餅店也以各式各樣的優惠鼓勵BYOC。 [...]


  391. [...] From: Fill ‘er up: self-serve tanks bring wine to French supermarkets. [...]


  392. [...] Remember the “Fill ‘er up” wine from a tank? [...]


  393. [...] was inspired a few months ago when I read about a wine refilling vending machine at supermarkets in France, especially after reading about how energy-intensive the production [...]


  394. [...] farther.  For years, we’ve seen refill stations for bottled water.  Now, in France, you can fill your own bottle with wine at a vending station.  And no, I’m not joking.  Fill ‘er up, please. My questions to [...]


  395. [...] es en Europa, concretamente en Francia. Colocaron máquinas expendedoras similares a las de combustible para vender vino a granel en los [...]


  396. [...] cork stoppers and screw tops, but this may possibly be the most outrageous trend we have seen yet. Fill-your-own wine container machines are popping up throughout Europe.  The machines carry between 500- 1,000 liters of red, white or [...]


  397. [...] Wine? Posted on September 18, 2010 by admin Dear Retailers, You should definitely read this article on talking about self service wine stations in French grocery stores. Much like water filling [...]


  398. Hello…heard about this a couple of years ago, but here in Alsace where I have a vacation place, I have shopped in Le Clerc, Simply, Marche, and SuperU supermarkets but have never found a bulk dispenser anywhere. If you know of one in the area in or near Strasbourg, please let us know. Thanks, Dr. Vine


  399. [...] If you worry your boxed wine isn’t classy, at least you’re not this bad. [...]


  400. [...] In select supermarkets in France, customers can now fill up containers with gas station-style pumps(Keg wine and wine vending machines): “Bring your own resealable bottles, Poland Spring containers, jerrycans, whatever. Or you can get one at the store. Select your grade (red, white, or rosé). Pump. Print receipt. via reflectionof.me [...]


  401. […] site Dr. Vino diz que o tipo de vinho varia, mas um dos mais vendidos é o da safra de 2009, da região do […]


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