Tapping the keg-wine market

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A special, sustainable way of selling wine. See also Uncharted but not unloved.

Rupert Taylor’s Uncharted Wines, launched on Beaujolais Nouveau Day in November 2017 with the Nielsens’ Le Grappin version of this increasingly rehabilitated wine, certainly benefited from the fact that Marlon Abela, owner of Taylor’s erstwhile employer O W Loeb, had no interest in Loeb’s innovative wine on tap venture.

Taylor had masterminded this project during the two years before he left the importer when it appeared to be teetering on the brink of administration. (See this account of the debacle and this forum thread for...