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Supplier News26 March 2019

Hermitage Hotel Becomes the First Hotel in Nashville to Offer Wine by the Glass With Plum

Award-Winning Luxury Hotel to Bring Innovative Wine-On-Demand Technology Plum to their Suites, Restaurant, and Bar

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Plum, the first wine by the glass technology revolutionizing the hospitality industry, is proud to welcome the historic Hermitage Hotel to its rapidly growing list of new clients. By introducing Plum, the award-winning property will be the first location in Nashville to offer guests the perfect pour in the comfort of their hotel suite, while dining at the Capitol Grille or relaxing at the world-famous Oak Bar.

"Our guests value a sophisticated experience that is designed with their personalized needs in mind," said Christopher Salyer, Director of Sales and Marketing at the Hermitage Hotel. "Anyone passionate about wine will love the unprecedented technology of Plum, and it provides convenience, choice and that extra attention to detail that has made us a top hotel and keeps guests coming back for more. Beyond just the unique appeal to guests, Plum opens up revenue generating opportunities while reducing delays and demands on staff."

The stunning Hermitage Hotel has long been known as the top hotel in Tennessee and one of the best hotels in America. With its Beaux-Arts style and old-world blend of classical Italian and French Renaissance architecture, it is ranked among the 500 best hotels in the world, according to Travel + Leisure. Among its multitude of awards, it is listed as one USA Today's top 10 historic hotels in the U.S., and is consistently named among the Top Hotels in the nation's top travel publications. The Hermitage Hotel is also the only Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond hotel in Tennessee and five contiguous states. In 2018, it was awarded the number one hotel in Nashville according to Condé Nast Traveler Readers Choice.

For hospitality operators, the benefits of Plum are numerous. Plum precisely pressurizes each bottle with argon gas protecting the unique flavor and aroma of each wine. Management can select bottles of wine and set the pricing, effortlessly pair wine with food and enjoy the freedom to change their wine seasonally - even customizing the wine selection to match the preferences of their VIP guests. Plum's 7-inch touchscreen and integrated speaker serve as a virtual tasting room, displaying rich video and imagery along with tasting notes.

"We're very excited to be partnering with the Hermitage Hotel in the music capital of the world," said Founder and CEO of Plum, David Koretz. "Plum isn't just another new technology or amenity, it's a way to elevate the in room dining experience and yield greater profits as well as satisfaction."

Along with the Hermitage Hotel, Plum has partnerships with leading independent hotels and chains, like the Four Seasons, St. Regis, Waldorf Astoria, Conrad, Sheraton, Westin, Auberge, Gemstone Collection, Woodside and Rosewood flags.

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About Plum

Plum reimagines every aspect of the wine by the glass experience. The world's first appliance that can serve a glass of wine just as the winemaker intended, Plum allows hoteliers to satisfy the moments that inspire guests to enjoy a glass of wine in the hotel's room product. Plum delivers an unforgettable experience — and profits — in extraordinary style, one glass at a time. To learn more visit

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