Trained in chemistry and born blind, Hoby Wedler , an entrepreneur and sensory expert, has trained his palate to pick up aromas and nuances in wine more acutely than most. Hoby describes how he does "Tasting in the Dark," wh...
Jessica Kogan, Chief Growth & Experience Officer of Vintage Wine Estates, gets into the trends, key success factors, and the opportunity that online grocery represents.
Originally released on January 19th, 2022
Kyle MacLachlan details his journey of starting Pursued by Bear
Peter tells us about the different levels of the WSET (from Level 1 to Diploma), the full costs of wine education, and the benefits.
The hardest wine exam in the world, an elite community of >400 wine professionals, and learning how to engage with wine more. All those elements describe the Institute of Masters of Wine and the Master of Wine (“MW”) exam. MW...
Peter dives into the various messages embedded in a winery’s decision to set price.
Discussing the luxury wine price segments, the types of luxury wine buyers, and how you need everything to be working right to build a luxury wine brand.
With a lot of economic uncertainty in early 2023, the fine and luxury wine space has remained relatively robust. Charlie Fu, an LA-based lawyer, wine collector, Wine Berserkers moderator, and caviar purveyor , gives us his th...
Katie Jackson leads the Sustainability Team of Jackson Family Wines, she describes some of the major programs they’ve undertaken.
Bonterra has pushed well beyond that with sustainability processes and certifications such as Climate Neutral, True Zero Waste, and now focusing on Regenerative Organics.
Silver Oak, the 1st existing winery and new build winery to be LEED Platinum certified and be at the forefront of energy efficiency for the last 20 years.
Maryam shares how DEI creates access and relevance to new customers and markets for wine and how “doing the work” creates significant ROI for businesses.
From improving quality to increasing customer loyalty, they believe taking a long-term view on sustainability proves it is a good investment.
With an action plan that covers five key climate change strategies, Bordeaux can become carbon neutral by 2050.
Donum Estate is serious about sustainability, investing heavily in integrated pest management and biodiversity.
How a >€5M of investment has substantially reduced water usage and made the Raimat more sustainable, leaving it a better place for future generations. Photo by David del Val
Allocated wine offers are unique event-based sales methods, which limit how much customers can buy, create new challenges and best practices, unlike other sales channels.
Eva Horton, the owner of Flat Creek Estate, shares how they are creating more than a Texas winery but a destination.
Une Femme was supposed to be an in-house wine brand for their Champagne Bars The Riddler to now the fastest-growing sparkling wine in the US.
Interview with Tom Lutz, Founder & Creator of Repour Wine Savor, one of the leading new inventions in wine preservation technology.
The idea to start Jetway came from drinking Aperol Spritzes in Italy and thinking it should be canned and modernized.
Catching the wine bug from the nudge of a physical trainer, Elton Potts, Founder & Managing Partner of Vine Vault , has built a business focused on enhancing the enjoyment of wine and wine collecting. From full-service wine s...
Library Release - Originally released as episode 26 on Nov 11th, 2020 With a 25-year history, WineBid is the oldest and largest online wine auction site. The original re-commerce platform, Russ tells us about the auction proc...