Wine Spectator: Bringing Hospitality To Wine RetailFebruary 25, 2022
TJ Douglas and his wife Hadley took out a second mortgage and cleared out their 401Ks to open the first Urban Grape retail shop in Boston’s Chestnut Hill neighborhood in 2010. A South End location, now the flagship store, opened two years later. A book, Drink Progressively, and events company, Urban Affairs, followed and the Urban Grape franchise has morphed into one of the more successful independent wine retail concepts in the country. Wine Spectator caught up with Douglas to learn more.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.
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