Essay about Tuk Tuk

Submitted By Tnguyen2
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TUK TUK
Thai Food Loft Restaurant
Dee Dee Niyomkul Owner/Founder
Reviewed by
Thu Nguyen
HADM 3500 Beverage Management – WS 2013

Review of Wine Program
Total number of wines on list: (63)
Total number of wines available by the glass: (19)
Breakdown by categories: White (27), Sparkling (3), Red (33)
Breakdown by Origin:

White:
California (12) - Sonoma (2); Russian River Valley (1); Sterling Vineyards (1); Napa Valley (4); North Coast Viognier (1); Monterey (1)
New Zealand (2) – Marlborough (2)
Washington (3) – Columbia Valley (2); Eroica (1)
France (2) – Provence (1); Loire Valley (1)
Italy (2) – Alto Adige-Sudtirol (1); Venezia Giulia (1)
Oregon (2) – Williamette Valley (1); Columbia Valley (1)
South Africa (2) – Western Cape (1); Stellenbosch (1)
Austria (2) – Gruner Veltliner (2)

Sparkling:
California (1); Champagne, France (2)

Red:
California (26) – Napa Valley (9); Monterey (1); Sonoma (4); Meritage (1); Lodi (3); Mendocino (1); Central Coast (1); Dry Creek (1); Russian River Valley (2); Carneros (1); Anderson Valley (1)
Argentina (2) – Mendoza Province, Tulum Valley (2)
South Africa (1) – Klein Karoo (1)
Washington (1) – Walla Walla Valley (1)
Oregon (1) – Williamette Valley (1)
New Zealand (1) – Hawkes Bay (1)

Pricing overview
Avg. bottle cost white wine: ($38.44)
Avg. bottle cost red: ($52.91)
Avg. bottle cost sparkling: ($64.00)
Avg. by the glass – White ($8.00) Sparkling (N/A) Red ($9.11)
Most Popular By Glass:
Sterling Pinot Grigio, Hogue Cellars Riesling, BV Merlot
Most Popular By Bottle:
DM Chandon Rose, Trolloy Pinot Grigio, ZD Cabernet Sauvignon

The wine program at Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft Restaurant is very extensive. It consists of a total of 63 different wine selections, but only 19 of them are available by the glass. There are 3 main categories, white wines, red wines, and sparkling wines; each of them is listed in accordance to their category. Under the white wines, there are varieties of Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, and even alternative whites offered. The varieties offered under red wines consist of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz/Syrah, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel and some alternative reds as well. Many of the noble grape varieties were offered. For instance,…