Lew Perdue has been kind enough to repeatedly remind me that, though my Grape Data Tool is both free and useful, that people in our industry may not be used to such things. He has convinced me to create video tutorials. There are two reasons I haven't been doing that. First, I don't have a lot of extra time laying around. Second, it seems like something I would be bad at. Well, I squeezed in the time, but I'm not sure online video presentations are my forte. That being s
The most recent version of the Advanced Grape Data Tool is now available for direct download, thanks to Microsoft. By downloading it you agree to the Free Software Foundation's General Public License. Click here to download. Feel free to share it, with a notification about the General Public License, or to link to this blog or to my Excel Tools page, which also has a direct download link. Also, feel free to check out tutorials for the Grape Data Tool here. #wine #winebiz #d
Hey all, I have created an advance version of my grape data tool. It is not available for download from the Excel Tools page. But, if you e-mail me, I will e-mail it back to you. It has some great macro-based tools. With the click of a button it will create a sheet that provides all the regular data for a variety for each USDA pricing district, along with statewide numbers, for a quick snapshot of a variety's statewide dynamics. I mostly use it when I just want to pull o
My intern is looking for his first career-path job out of undergraduate. He's one of those people who excels at stuff and he's great with Excel! He's smart, hard-working, a fast learner and has developed a trove of strong technical skills. When he worked for me, he created the first iteration of the percentile tool for my Grape Data Tool. He's also done some forecasting work with me, which worked out great, since he's the kind of guy that can naturally keep his work produ
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