Natural Wine as Philosophy With Roni Ginach
On this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast, hear from Roni Ginach, Owner at Roni Selects, as she shares her story of camaraderie in the wine community to promote wines. Alexi and Roni discuss how wine savants are working to connect natural wine with consumers, how the pandemic encouraged growth in the wine industry, and the creativity and passion behind being an importer and distributor.
For the Love of Flavor, Palm Bay International’s Diana Novak
Listen to this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast to hear from Diana Novak, National Director of Crafts Spirits Education for Palm Bay International. Alexi and Diana discuss how to establish an emotional connection between brands and consumers, how digital media is scaling brand loyalty and education, and how Diana fuses flavors to build unique portfolios for clients.
Female Founder Series, Wheyward Spirit’s Emily Darchuk
On this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast, hear from Emily Darchuk as she shares her story of creating a specialty base spirit. Alexi and Emily discuss the “why” behind Wheyward Spirit, how the business is making a difference in the spirits industry, and Emily’s advice to other entrepreneurs going after their lofty goals. Stay tuned!
Female Founder Series, Owl’s Brew’s Jennie Ripps
Listen to this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast featuring Jennie Ripps, the Founder and CEO of Owl’s Brew, to hear her process of building a clean beverage brand. Alexi and Jennie discuss best practices for marketing your product, becoming a better leader, and how Jennie is revolutionizing a male-dominated industry.
Female Founder Series, Drink Ramona’s Jordan Salcito
Listen to this episode of the Alexi Cashen Show to hear from Jordan Salcito, the Founder and CEO of Drink RAMONA. Alexi and Jordan discuss Jordan’s inspiring story and experience in culinary arts and as a sommelier, the organic and value-built vision behind RAMONA, and the importance of building a culture of kindness and remaining authentic in the wine industry. Stay tuned!
Female Founder Series, 21 Seeds’ Kat Hantas
Listen to this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast featuring Kat Hantas, CEO of 21 Seeds, as she shares her story and vision behind crafting a wine-occasion tequila. Kat discusses her unique twist on the 3-tier alcohol system, empowering women-led and generational teams, and connecting with consumers to produce and scale her brand. Stay tuned!
Female Founder Series, Sufferfest Beer Co.’s Caitlin Landesberg
In this episode of the Alexi Cashen Show, Caitlin Landesberg tells her entrepreneurial story and motivation behind upstarting Sufferfest Beer. Alexi and Caitlin discuss pushing yourself to grow, the challenge of efficiently scaling a brand, and the innovation and creativity it takes to market a beer brand successfully.
Organic, Terroir-Driven, Single Farm Irish Whisky, Waterford’s Grace O’Reilly
Listen to this episode of the Alexi Cashen podcast to hear from Grace O’Reilly, Agronomist at Waterford Distillery. Alexi and Grace discuss Grace’s foundation in agriculture and how it sprouted her love of barley, the renaissance of organic farming, how it shapes the production, fermentation, and distillation of barley, and the importance of consumer education. Get your hands dirty and plant the seeds in this episode!
The E-Commerce Muscle, City Hive’s Hyper Growth with Aimee Cronin
In this episode of the Alexi Cashen Show, hear from Aimee Cronin, the Vice President of Trade Growth at City Hive. Alexi and Aimee chat about Aimee’s passion for technology and wine, how the alcoholic beverages industry is evolving, and Aimee’s hard-won tips for helping your business grow, scale, and reach new heights of success. Take the jump and stay tuned!