Doug Tomlinson says frustration drove him to create Vino Volo, an upscale airport wine bar concept. An oenophile who worked as a management consultant for Deloitte Consulting LLP, he recalls returning from a business trip in 2003 and wanting a good glass of wine while in between flights. Unable to find one, he realized he’d stumbled onto a niche-worthy idea.“That’s how the genesis of the idea came to me,” says Tomlinson, co-founder of Taste Inc., the San Francisco-based ...
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