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The Importance of Promotional Products To A Winery’s Bottom Line

/ Arthur Morgan

Imagine this – you’re the owner of a Napa Winery just off of the St. Helena Highway. A couple visiting the Napa Valley comes in – they’re from Louisiana and come once a year to the wine country to taste and bring home some wines. They purchase 6 bottles on their way out and your tasting rooms packages the wine in a nondescript cardboard box. You never see the client again. Now Imagine this – you package 2 of the bottles in a custom wine tote with your winery logo. The other four bottles are packaged in a logo-branded wood...


Wine-n-gear – A Re-Introduction To The Wine Industry’s Promotional Products Company

/ Arthur Morgan

Wine-n-gear started as a Wholesale Wine Accessories Company based out of Sonoma, CA. A factory direct importer of French Coutale Sommelier Corkscrews, Spanish Pulltap’s, “Ah So” Two-Prong Corkpullers, etc. Since 2007 we’ve been serving the Wine Industry – working with multinationals and boutique brands to manufacture and brand-customize high-end wine accessories at achievable price points. We’re proud of the work we’ve done. Some of our past Coutale Sommelier custom corkscrew projects can be viewed here. As wine-n-gear has grown within the industry we’ve had client’s come to us for more and more diversified reasons. Client’s who have worked with us...


Are Champagne Sippers The Most Cost-Effective Wine Industry Promotional Product Of All Time?

/ Arthur Morgan

You might’ve seen a champagne sipper in action before. It looks something like this: Champagne Sippers, also called toppers or pourers, are a fun, cost-effective way to make a brand statement at any soirée, event, or gala where champagne is served. Often paired with mini champagne bottles, but available in both mini and regular bottle sizes, champagne sippers can be made in a variety of metallic colors as well as any custom PMS color. At wine-n-gear we include custom PMS matching and double sided logo print standard on all champagne sipper orders. Here are a couple of wine-n-gear's recent projects below: Originally...


A Unique Collaboration – How a Top Med School Student And A Wine Accessory Importer Teamed Up To Create The Best ACT Test Prep Company On The Market

/ Arthur Morgan

Arthur Morgan, owner of wine-n-gear and California Champagne Saber Company, and Alexander Aabedi, Owner of Curvesetter Tutoring, MCAT Prep 528, and an MD Candidate and researcher in the Department of Neurosurgery at UCSF School of Medicine, started off as something much simpler – best friends. Roommates at UCLA, and studying and working in completely different spheres – Alex In tutoring and Arthur in Wholesale Wine Accessory imports – the two always knew a time would come where their separate talents would lend themselves to creating something entirely unique. After a year of collaboration, course formulation, and peer testing, The Strium...


Three Reasons Why Custom Logo Ice Buckets Are An Incredible Marketing Tool For Your Brand

/ Arthur Morgan

1. Branded Ice Buckets Look Great And They Give A Brand High-End Appeal Let’s get the obvious out of the way. Logoed Ice Buckets look incredible. Especially if customized in a custom pantone color that is unique to your brand. That, combined with a large logo on the front and back of the bucket, makes a brand pop. Because the cost-entry point for logoed ice buckets is higher than other promotion items like keychains or other disposable giveaways, the brand-statement made my an acrylic or metal ice bucket is much more meaningful. Logoed Ice Buckets are reserved to established brands...