Archive for Business

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.

How to Create Opportunity from Crisis: Top 10 Strategies to Come out Swinging

In just a matter of weeks, the nature of the wine business in the US—and the world in general—has drastically changed. Restaurants and bars have been shut down, wineries have closed their tasting rooms, and wine retailers have had to rethink the way they do business. Some have closed altogether, at least for now.

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Management and Intuition

Why intuition in the age of management science? Two reasons: First, intuition is a prerequisite for real insight, meaning a fresh understanding of the situation, seeing a reality that you hadn’t noticed before.

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Tips on Tasting Room Merch: Interview with Retail Expert Anne Breck

This month, Capiche’s Chris Cook interviews Anne Breck, former VP for Harry & David’s retail operations and creator of the recently launched Postmark’d Studio.

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Scaling Your Tasting Room Business

As winery tasting rooms shift into high gear this summer, it’s vital for winery owners to consider how to grow their business while keeping employee safety a priority and staying legally compliant with state and federal regulations.

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