Global Wine Prices May Increase Due to Extreme Weather Occurrences

Global Wine Prices May Increase Due to Extreme Weather Occurrences

minds when it comes to ensuring quality and quantity of their grapes come harvest time. Extreme weather events always take a toll on a vineyard if exposed for too long to extreme temperatures— high or low.

This year’s weather occurrences around the world have been especially rough to the top wine regions causing grapes to either dehydrate, shrivel, become tainted with smoke, ripe ahead of schedule or decrease in quality, not to mention shrink the quantity of grapes worth harvesting.

“In Napa and Sonoma, the excessive heat didn’t affect grapes for sparkling wines or whites harvested earlier in August. But cabernet is in the crosshairs,” reported “Bloomberg.”

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Chicago Restaurants With the Longest Wait Lines

Au Cheval Exterior  | YELP

Au Cheval Exterior | YELP

Why do consumers continue to go to restaurants with 3+ hours waits before getting a table? The Chicago restaurant that was the most famous for notoriously long lines was Hot Doug's. But since the restaurant closed about a month ago, what are some of the other Chicago restaurants that have the longest waits? And what procedure is being used to inform guests their tables are ready? 

Au Cheval- the wait can be 3+ hours. They send you a text alerting you that your table is ready. 

Wildfire- the wait can be 1.5+ hours. The diner can choose to give their cell phone to be texted when their table is ready. They also give out pagers. 

Read more about other Chicago restaurants with notoriously long waits. What do you think is the most effective way to alert guests their table is ready? With waits as long as these, most guests are going to find something to do or somewhere to go during that time.