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Feb. 3, 2023

Accessing the Creativity of Diversity w/ Maryam Ahmed, Maryam + Compa…

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.

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Jan. 26, 2023

Blocking & Tackling of Biodiversity w/ Drew Bledsoe & Josh McDaniels,…

From improving quality to increasing customer loyalty, they believe taking a long-term view on sustainability proves it is a good investment.

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Jan. 19, 2023

Bats, Bottles, and Baking Soda: Battling Climate Change w/ Marie-Cath…

With an action plan that covers five key climate change strategies, Bordeaux can become carbon neutral by 2050.

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Jan. 12, 2023

Sheep, Ducks, Chickens, & More w/ Dan Fishman, Donum Estate

Donum Estate is serious about sustainability, investing heavily in integrated pest management and biodiversity.

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Jan. 6, 2023

Saving Water in the Desert w/ Joan Esteve, Raimat

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

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Dec. 30, 2022

Designing Allocated Offerings w/ Byron Hoffman & Tyson Caly, Offset

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.

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Dec. 16, 2022

Creating a Destination in Texas w/ Eva Horton, Flat Creek Winery

Eva Horton, the owner of Flat Creek Estate, shares how they are creating more than a Texas winery but a destination.

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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 wine in the US.

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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 technology.

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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 business focused on enhancing the enjoyment of wine and wine collecting. From full-service wine s...

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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 online wine auction site. The original re-commerce platform, Russ tells us about the auction proc...

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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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Oct. 12, 2022

The Relevance of Wine Competitions w/ Doug Frost, MW, MS

Doug Frost, MW, MS, describes the history, value, drawbacks, and key success factors of wine competitions.

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Oct. 5, 2022

Designing Better Wine Sales w/ Katherine Cole & Jon Krauss, Vin Agency

“Wine is an emotional sale, not a rational one.” making storytelling and the immersive nature of web design critical for DTC wine sales

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Sept. 28, 2022

Investing in Experiences w/ Aly Wente, Wente Vineyards

Aly Wente, VP of Marketing & Customer Experiences, shares how Wente thinks about managing the portfolio of experiences and how they embed wine and the Wente brand into everything they do.

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Sept. 21, 2022

Casting Long Shadows over Columbia Valley w/ Gilles Nicault, Longshad…

Director of Winemaking, Gilles Nicault, describes how the partnerships work from both a business and winemaking perspective.

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Sept. 14, 2022

Keeping a Family Business Family Owned w/ Aly Wente, Wente Vineyards

Wente Vineyards in Livermore Valley, California, has managed to keep it going for 5 generations.

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Sept. 7, 2022

The Economics of Sustainability w/ Anna Brittain, Napa Green

Spreading the word about how pursuing sustainability can save money is critical.

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Aug. 31, 2022

Ex-Pats, Tycoons, and Hand Carry - Hong Kong Wine w/ Polly Aylwin-Fos…

Revolutionized by eliminating taxes on wine in 2008, Hong Kong has become a significant wine investment and trading hub for China and Asia in general.

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Aug. 24, 2022

Tradition and Evolution of the UK Wine Market w/ Katy Keating, Lay & …

Katy Keating, Managing Director of Lay & Wheeler, one of the UK’s oldest wine merchants, gives a deep dive into the UK wine market.

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Aug. 17, 2022

Building roads for Wine in China w/ Ian Ford & Nichole Mao, Nimbility…

Guiding wineries to the right pathways for import partners and building demand for wine in China.

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Aug. 10, 2022

De-mystifying Wine in China w/ Ian Ford & Nichole Mao, Nimbility Asia

A walk through of how the Chinese wine market has changed, what has led to success, and the current wine trends in the country.

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Aug. 4, 2022

The Wine Monopoly w/ Trond Erling Pettersen, Vinmonopolet

Vinmonopolet the retail wine monopoly of Norway is tasked with reducing overconsumption of alcohol while enabling a growing food and beverage culture in Norway.

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