I was honored to be invited to speak again at the Women of the Vine and Spirits Global Symposium in Napa Valley. This three-day event is dedicated to promoting women in the industry.
While at the conference, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Managing Editor and Tasting Director, Lauren Buzzeo conducted interviews for the Goddesses of the Grape to create a podcast series on the change the face of the wine and spirits industry.
Check out the podcast, it is a fascinating look at gin and female palate, a company making diversity and inclusion a top priority and my segment on engaging men to advance women in leadership.
- Dr. Nicola Nice – Founder & CEO, Pomp and Whimsy, talks about the role of women in spirits throughout history and the challenges and opportunities of creating a female-oriented brand.
- Sarah Bettman – Talent Development Manager at Constellation Brands, a leading international marketer, and producer of wine, beer and spirits, discusses how Constellation puts diversity and inclusion at the forefront of everything they do.
- Jeffery Tobias Halter – President, YWomen. He’s a gender strategist on a mission to develop emerging women leaders and engage men in the process.
You can listen to the podcast and/or read the transcript on the Wine Enthusiast website.