has been active in many wine related fields for over 67 years – vineyards in
the Napa Valley, Draper & Esquin, Wine
Distributors, Wine Imports, Ltd, Chestnut Hill and now Jerome Draper Wine
Merchant. He has a store in San Anslemo,
California (Marin County), and meets customers there seven days a week, by
Jerome keeps in
touch with the 10,000 customers on his mailing list and can deliver wine to
any place in California and to a number of other states. 40% of his sales
come via the internet, 50% by telephone and 10% from those he meets at his
The market has
changed dramatically in the past few years – the number of wineries has
increased, prices have become quite reasonable, and heavy discounts are often
available. When Jerome buys a given wine at a discount, he always passes on
the savings to his customers.
every wine before and during dinner, and only selects those that he likes,
and thinks that you will like. He can’t taste them all, of course, so if
someone wants a specific wine, tell him and he will get it for you.
He loves this
business, and even though he'll be 93 this year, he has no plans to retire.
Thank you for your business.