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Webinar: Intro to vinSUITE

Posted by vinSUITE on October 15, 2015 at 3:09 PM

WEBINAR: INTRO TO vinSUITE
Wednesday, October 21st, 2015   •   10:30am-11:30am PST

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Topics: Wine Technology

Payment Security Webinar

Posted by Ashley Jernigan on September 10, 2015 at 1:25 PM
Today Granbury Wine Solutions, direct-to-consumer technology provider to the wine industry, is hosting a lunch and learn event for winery owners, operators and tasting room managers at Domaine Chandon in Napa, California on Tuesday, September 16th from 10:30am to 12:00pm. This free event features industry expert presentations about credit card security for wineries as well as future payment technologies like EMV and NFC technology like Apple Pay or Google Wallets.


The main speaker for the event, Rick Allen of OpenEdge, a division of Global Payments, will share payment security trends, best practices for tasting room and eCommerce security, as well as a look at the future of mobile payments.
Matt Wood, the Estate Director for the iconic Domaine Chandon winery in Napa Valley, will provide insight into credit card processing for wine clubs as well as practical, easy to implement steps to increase revenue by reducing credit card declines and boosting retention. All winery professionals are welcome to attend this event free of charge.

Click here to register.


About Granbury Solutions
Granbury Solutions is a leading provider of winery and tasting room technology nationwide with its vinSuite software. Granbury also serves the hospitality, restaurant and retail industries. By bringing three trusted wine technology brands, eWinery Solutions, WineWare and WineWeb, together under one roof, Granbury has created the most comprehensive and robust set of direct-to-consumer wine sales tools available. Learn more about Granbury Solutions at www.granburyrs.com
About OpenEdge
OpenEdge is the integrated technology division of Global Payments. Global Payments has been a leader in the U.S. marketplace since the 1960s, when its former parent company, National Data Corporation, pioneered electronic payment processing. The company, with a strong history of growth and an established global footprint, has approximately 4,200 employees in 29 countries. One of the top three international providers, Global Payments serves more than 1 million merchants and processes more than 6.5 billion transactions annually. - See more at: https://www.openedgepayment.com/en/about-us
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Topics: Technology, Advice

A Tasting Room Manager’s Guide to EMV

Posted by Ashley Jernigan on August 19, 2015 at 11:40 AM

If you process credit cards in your winery or tasting room, you’re probably starting to hear about new payment technology and the upcoming EMV Liability shift. Also called “Chip-and-Signature,” EMV is quickly becoming the global standard for secure credit card payments as these cards contain an embedded chip that protects cardholder information from becoming vulnerable to fraud.

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Topics: Technology, Advice

Changing of the Guard at Granbury’s Wine Division

Posted by Ashley Jernigan on August 18, 2015 at 6:10 AM

Granbury Solutions announced today that the company’s General Manager of its Wine Division, Richard Kline, is retiring this fall.  This announcement, which was part of the original transition plan put in place when Granbury acquired eWinery Solutions in 2014, begins an orderly leadership transfer over the next several weeks to Martin Olsen, the division’s current Director of Operations and Technology.

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Topics: Press Release

10 Wine eCommerce Strategies to Boost Sales

Posted by Kady White on August 13, 2015 at 2:09 PM
Even though it's harvest season, your winery needs some fresh ideas to boost online wine sales.You have set up your eCommerce store and you're ready to accept orders...but they're not pouring in as quickly as you would like. We consulted with some of our wine industry experts on some of their favorite wine eCommerce tips to help drive those high profit, low maintenance sales. 
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Topics: Wine Technology