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XChateau Wine Podcast

A masterclass on the business of wine. Insights, analysis, and perspectives on news and trends in the wine industry beyond winemaking, such as marketing, finance, and consumer trends. From noted wine blogger Robert Vernick (@wineterroir) and leading wine business consultant and author of Luxury Wine Marketing Peter Yeung (@winebizguy), this podcast navigates the business of wine with unique perspectives and insights.

Recent Episodes

Dec. 1, 2022

Shattering Glass Ceilings w/ Jen & Zach Pelka, Une Femme

Une Femme was supposed to be an in-house wine brand for their Champagne Bars The Riddler to now the fastest-growing sparkling win…

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Nov. 24, 2022

Library Release - Wine Preservation: Tom Lutz, Repour

Interview with Tom Lutz, Founder & Creator of Repour Wine Savor, one of the leading new inventions in wine preservation technolog…

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Nov. 16, 2022

Selling Celebrity w/ Albert Hammond Jr. of Jetway & The Strokes

The idea to start Jetway came from drinking Aperol Spritzes in Italy and thinking it should be canned and modernized.

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Nov. 2, 2022

Enhancing the Enjoyment of Wine Collecting w/ Elton Potts, Vine Vault

Catching the wine bug from the nudge of a physical trainer, Elton Potts, Founder & Managing Partner of Vine Vault , has built a b…

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Oct. 26, 2022

Library Release - Putting Trust in Data w/ Russ Mann, WineBid

Library Release - Originally released as episode 26 on Nov 11th, 2020 With a 25-year history, WineBid is the oldest and largest o…

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Oct. 19, 2022

Scaling Wine Storage w/ Jeff Anthony and Jeff Smith, Vino Vault

The wine storage landscape has never been as dynamic as it is today.

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About the Hosts

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Robert Vernick

Robert Vernick is a wine blogger and podcaster at night, engaging his passion, while a Silicon Valley executive by day. Robert’s insight into the intersection of technology, social media, and wine provides some of the unique perspectives that XChateau delivers to its audience. His love of sharing wine has led Robert’s WineTerroir Instagram to 50,000+ followers. Robert is a Master of Wine Candidate and also holds the WSET Diploma.

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Peter Yeung

Peter Yeung (pronounced “young”) is a leading wine business consultant, named one of Wine Business Monthly’s 2020 Wine Leaders. He is the author of award-winning Luxury Wine Marketing and was VP of Strategy & Biz Dev at Kosta Browne in Sonoma and Realm Cellars in Napa. Peter is a Master of Wine Candidate and holds the WSET Diploma and CIA Certified Wine Professional designations. Prior to wine, Peter was an executive in Silicon Valley and a consultant with McKinsey & Company.