Wine (and Hope) for the People

My one souvenir from a weekend at the Wonder Women of Wine gathering bears a single slogan, but multiple messages. Wine for the People is a community-minded producer of Texas-grown natural wines, led by the unstoppable Rae Wilson. Promise you'll try her Sangiovese, okay? But beyond that, "Wine for the People" is an ethos for our industry. … Continue reading Wine (and Hope) for the People

Recognition (+ An Eye on the Horizon)

One surreal day I woke up and had been named "Wine Person of the Year" by Imbibe Magazine for my work advocating for women wine entrepreneurs. Hello to you too, 2019

On Showing Up & Serving Others: An Interview with Ashley Trout

This fall, my startup endeavor Woman–Owned Wineries launched a wine club highlighting some of my very favorite female wine entrepreneurs. Our current feature spotlights winemaker and social entrepreneur Ashley Trout.  Ashley’s most recent endeavor Vital Winery is based 100% on donations–-from the fruit to the bottles to the labels. All profits support a health clinic primarily serving winery workers. In light of my … Continue reading On Showing Up & Serving Others: An Interview with Ashley Trout

Reading list: #Timesup behind the bar

I whipped up this little reading list of journalistic work for anyone interested in digging deeper into the #metoo and #timesup movement within the world of wine, food, and hospitality. Take a gander, and please let me know what I've missed--I'd love to know what you're reading, too! >>   #86This: A Conversation about Harassment, Gender, … Continue reading Reading list: #Timesup behind the bar