“Wine Women is about all of us forming networks, building relationships and cracking the proverbial glass ceiling,” said Christine Mueller, Wine Women President, greeting the gathering of two dozen women at the beautiful Raymond Vineyards. In the two years since Wine Women was founded, it has expanded membership to 150 people, established seven professional development …

With a familiar wine, it is easy to detect an off-smell or a funky taste. Winemakers always notice something unusual about their own wines, as do most tasting room hosts. With an unfamiliar wine, it is not always so easy. My husband and I love trying new wines, and on a good number of occasions …

On June 27, 2018, Wine Women members and guests gathered at Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards in Sonoma for one in a series of career advancement workshops. Wine Women’s leadership seems to be keen on breaking the wine ‘bubble’ that we in the industry can easily get into, and has over the course of years …

This is Part 2 in our series on Closing the Discrimination and Gender Pay Gap for Women in the Wine Industry. Find Part 1 here. Emotions can quickly overtake situations before either party has an opportunity to assess a problem rationally. Before contemplating leaving an otherwise good employer, consider your actions and theirs. Business owners are …

Photo credit: Member MJ Wickham “How am I ever going to sort out all our members’ needs?” …implored Forums Director, Jackie Egidio, Finance Director of Ram’s Gate Winery. Jackie was referring to the large number of marketing professionals attending the first Marketing Forum meeting that July day at Ram’s Gate Winery. So many future forum members …

Our “How to Succeed…” event exhibitors were hand selected for their offerings and contributions to help attendees start, build, enhance, grow and succeed in their wine business. They include educators, coaches, producers of wine-related tools and more. Learn about what they offer below. Learn much more by attending the event! Boisset Wine Living Get in …

If you’ve ever attended a networking event only to be left disappointed by the lack of contacts made, look no further than your actions to learn how to improve your results. Did you plan a strategy for your attendance at the event? Had you scoped out a few key attendees you planned to meet? Were …

Perhaps the gusting banshee wind was a sign from nature that a new order was being ushered in, Mother Nature-style! After all… She’s a woman. And WINE WOMEN could use every woman’s support. But we were having a devil of a time setting up any banners or signs ahead of our Launch Celebration Dinner at …