“Is there a Harvey Weinstein of wine?” When Karen MacNeil, the president of Karen MacNeil & Company in St. Helena, California, and the author of The Wine Bible, first posed this question on Twitter nearly two years ago, I expected more than a few nominations.
Some folks weren’t meant to fit into boxes—they were meant to break out of them. Over her 10-year career, Los Angeles-based cocktail pro Hope Ewing has quietly moved between roles, cultivating a broad multidisciplinary perspective that’s not only deepened her own work but let her elevate the work of colleagues.
For a trade publication, I interviewed a cross-section of the wine industry's most influential female leaders.
“Sustainable” is just another way of saying “environmentally friendly.” Right?
Well, that’s one piece of the puzzle. According to standards developed by the United Nations, sustainability is built on three pillars.
I have written hundreds of email offers for this online retailer of library wines.
So what kind of work does it take–really–to bring wine to the table?
What does it take to make a new business successful? This question burns in any entrepreneur’s mind as she maps out a business plan and powers forth.
For eight years, I helped run a boutique winery. During that time, I wrote and managed all company marketing materials, including press releases.