Southern Oregon Wineries: The Next Generation in Charge

It was bound to happen. Southern Oregon’s pioneering wineries are passing from their founding fathers and mothers to the next generation. If you haven’t visited these featured Southern Oregon wineries, autumn is a lovely time to make the trip! Here’s your travel guide.

August Celebrates Black Business Month with a Dynamic Virtual Event Supporting Black Wine Entrepreneurs

Raise your glass to equity this Black Business Month!
Black Business Month, celebrated every August, was created to recognize and promote Black-owned businesses. Uncorked & Cultured is here to show you how to Sip Consciously this Black Business Month and beyond with our forum for black-owned wine businesses.

Terroir Noir: New Research on Blacks in the Wine Industry

Seven Questions for Dr. Monique Bell, Researcher, Educator & Wine Industry Leader Dr. Monique Bell is an educator, researcher, creator, and consultant in California’s San Joaquin Valley. She is curious about how cultural facets, such as race, ethnicity, language, and values how both influence and are influenced by marketing. As a professor at Fresno State […]

Crossover Career Opportunities in the Wine Industry

We’ve known Andrea Jacoby for several years—from her time as a tasting room associate to a tasting room manager and now as a WSET 3-certified wine rep for Handcrafted Wines & Spirits. We’ve watched her relish each step of her professional journey and wanted to share her path to illustrate the mobility available within the wine industry.

The Naked Truth: Interview with Elizabeth Smith, Naked Wines USA

Turning the Tables – Interviewing the Interviewers Written by Carl Giavanti Elizabeth Smith’s recent appointment as a copywriter for online wine retailer Naked Wines is an example of dedicated wine writing that evolved into a full-time staff writing position. This is a profile of quality, diligence and commitment that should inspire both established and new wine […]

7 Questions for a Master Wine Marketer

Interview with Ian Consoli, Director of Marketing, Tablas Creek Vineyard Photo by Jeanine Madson Photography What started as a film short has turned into a full-length feature for Ian Consoli, Tablas Creek Vineyard’s director of marketing. It all started when Ian decided to move back to his hometown of Paso Robles for a quick reset […]

Interview with Cyril Penn, Wine Business Monthly’s Editor in Chief

Cyril Penn has followed the U.S. wine industry as editor of Wine Business Monthly for nearly two decades. In that time, Wine Business Monthly has emerged as the leading provider of information to the wine industry in North America.

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Interview with Deborah Parker Wong: Renowned Wine Writer, Speaker, Educator, and Judge

As global wine editor for the SOMM Journal and The Tasting Panel magazines, she has been writing about the beverage alcohol industry for these and other outlets since 2004. Most recently, she was the national editor for the Slow Food Slow Wine Guide 202. Parker Wong teaches as an adjunct professor in the wine studies departments at Santa Rosa Junior College and Cabrillo College and owns a WSET school. Her motto is: To learn, read. To know, write. To master, teach.

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A Wish and a Challenge for 2022

Positivity in the world begins with each of us. The power of affirmations—in your personal life, in business, and athletics—means what you think is what you become. We have complete control over our own narratives. . .

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Italian Wines Show Beautifully at 2021 Wine Media Conference #WMC21

I know. Participating in a three-day wine media conference sounds like tough work—but somebody has to do it.… And fortunately for me, I got to do it last month with 150 other wine aficionados hailing from Canada to Italy.

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