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Behind the Scenes at a Wine Competition

Behind the Scenes at a Wine Competition

Wine competitions are a simple way for wineries to have the quality of their wines tested, judged and rated. And with hundreds of competitions to choose from, wineries often have their “go-to” competitions. Over the last two years, I’ve had the opportunity to be...

Crossover Career Opportunities in the Wine Industry

Crossover Career Opportunities in the Wine Industry

Interview with Andrea Jacoby: WSET 3-certified Wine Rep 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...

New Wine Management Opportunities are Opening Up in Asia

New Wine Management Opportunities are Opening Up in Asia

This post outlines some interesting trends in Asian wine culture. What's good for you is that these trends are opening up new opportunities in the wine hospitality industry. If you are considering a career in this field, there are a multitude of programs to choose...

Q&A with Winemaker Kevin Breck, a “Recovering Attorney”

Q&A with Winemaker Kevin Breck, a “Recovering Attorney”

Q: If you think back to your childhood, were there any signs of a budding winemaker in the making? What aspects of your personality are particularly suited to this industry? A: No signs whatsoever. My parents weren’t wine drinkers (Mom’s go-to cocktail was Canadian...

Hire “Nice” & Teach Wine

Hire “Nice” & Teach Wine

Chris Cook is a founding member of Majoring In, with MajoringInWine.com and MajoringInBeer.com, and specializes in wine marketing. Her other...

Q&A: Brandborg Vineyard & Winery, Elkton, OR

Q&A: Brandborg Vineyard & Winery, Elkton, OR

Q&A with Terry Brandborg of Brandborg Vineyard & Winery, Elkton, Oregon   Q: Terry, why did you start a winery? A: For me, it kind of just happened as I became more and more interested in home winemaking. My first home winemaking adventure was in...

All About That Brand

All About That Brand

Chris Cook is a founding member of Majoring In, with MajoringInWine.com and MajoringInBeer.com, and specializes in wine marketing. Her other...