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Tag Archives: Kroger

• Supermarket Wine: It’s Come a Long Way, Baby

Supermarket Wine: It’s Come a Long Way, Baby

SIBLINGS COMMONLY hold differing views, and my sister Arian and I are no exception to this particular rule. But we are probably furthest apart when it comes to the way we shop for wine. While I buy mainly from small- and medium-size wine merchants in New York and New Jersey, Arian, a resident of suburban […]

• Kroger to carry wine-cola in a can. Huh?

Kroger to carry wine-cola in a can. Huh?

Wine with cola in the same drink? Chardonnay mixed with vanilla? It’s coming soon to a Harris Teeter near you. Cincinnati-based Kroger Co., which entered the Washington region when it agreed to purchase Harris Teeter in 2013, has signed a deal with Sonoma County, California-based Truett-Hurst Inc. to exclusively sell its ready-to-drink craft wine beverages. […]

• “a woman walks into a bar…” but this time it’s a supermarket!

“a woman walks into a bar…” but this time it’s a supermarket!

You know the old adage about how “a celebrity would go to the opening of an envelope”? Well, it wasn’t quite an envelope but I was invited to the pre-opening of the Sherman Oaks Ralphs supermarket. And there was a pretty good incentive as Ralphs selected several Bloggers, including me, to create posts about the […]

• Texas: Retailers & other Dallas businesses unite in pro-alcohol sales campaign

The group behind next month’s ballot measures to expand the sale of alcohol in “dry” areas of Dallas has raised nearly $1 million – mainly from grocery stores, restaurants, real estate developers, hotels and other businesses that stand to benefit from passage. Retailers have contributed the most money (about $700,000), followed by restaurants and hotels […]