Rockstar Bartender, Aaron Polsky Sets the Stage for Craft RTD Cocktails
In this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast, Aaron Polsky, Founder of LiveWire, talks about how he became a bartender and how his career in the alcoholic beverage industry has evolved through the years. He highlights the common struggles of bartenders and why he decided to start LiveWire. He also shares how LiveWire serves as a platform for bartenders and his advice for those who want to start a business in the industry.
Lessons Learned from Starting a Podcast in 2020
On this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast as she looks back on her podcasting journey that she kicked off during the 2020 pandemic. Tune in as she talks with John Corcoran of Rise25 about why she decided to start a podcast, how podcasting has been advantageous for her business and personal development, and how much further she plans to take her podcast in 2021.
Speakeasy’s E-Commerce Boom: Josh Jacobs at the Helm
Find out what it is in this episode of the Alexi Cashen Show, as Alexi sits down with Josh Jacobs, Co-Founder and CEO of Speakeasy Co., to talk about his company and what they can do for beverage alcohol brands. Josh also discusses the e-commerce alcohol sales boom, how beverage alcohol brands can leverage the trend, and the future that awaits the beverage alcohol industry. Stay tuned.
Rebecca Banks: McNally Restaurant Group Veteran on New Beginnings
In this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast, former Beverage Director at the Keith McNally restaurant group, Rebecca Banks, looks back on her career and talks about what needs to change for the hospitality industry going into the future. She also shares the challenges that women face in the industry and the things she wishes she learned early on in her career. Stay tuned.
Ari Weinzweig on Success = Vision, Mission Plus a Healthy Ecosystem
Tune in to this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast as Alexi Cashen interviews Ari Weinzweig of Zingerman’s Community of Businesses about how he started his business and how he successfully maintained their vision while growing their company. Ari also shares how the vision of Zingerman’s propelled it to where it is today and why dealing with mistakes and can be helpful to your journey towards success.
How to Gamify Sales: CEO Christian Troy Shares the Holy Grail
Tune in to this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast as Alexi Cashen talks with Christian Troy, CEO of Indie Wineries, about how to gamify wine sales and use it to grow your market. He shares first-hand sales stories that capture how he thinks about sales, rules of the game for success, and why he considers inventories as the holy grail of wine companies. Stay tuned.
Delphine Gardére, CEO of The Oldest Haitian Rum Distillery: Rhum Barbancourt
Join Alexi Cashen in this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast as she interviews Delphine Gardére, about going back to her family’s roots and running the oldest Haitian rum distillery. Delphine also shares with Alexi the different hats she wore before becoming CEO of Rhum Barbancourt and what she learned from her father when she first started working in their company. Stay tuned.
Maggie Henriquez: CEO of Krug on Amplifying Attitude
On this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast, Alexi Cashen talks with Maggie Henriquez, President, and CEO at Krug, about her illustrious career and what led her to the wine industry. Maggie freely shares the wealth of experience and knowledge that she gained throughout her career and the secret to her success at Krug. Stay tuned.
Juliana Colangelo: Creative Pivots & Integrated Communication
On this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast, Alexi talks with Juliana Colangelo, the Vice President, California for Colangelo & Partners, as she shares her creative pivots in the industry. She also talks about the value of integrated communications in the wine industry and how it can strategically drive sales higher. Stay tuned.