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.
Sales Rep Series | Boulder, CO: Liz Willette Danneels @ Natural Wine Co.
Liz Willette Danneels is the Sales Manager and Sale Boulder at the Natural Wine Company, Colorado’s leading distributor of fine wine made naturally.
Prior to moving to Boulder a few years ago, Liz was a partner in Grand Cru Selections based in New York, an incredible importer of old world wines.
Sales Rep Series | Dallas, TX: Kyle Groombridge @ Victory Wine Group
Join Alexi Cashen in this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast as Kyle Groombridge, Dallas Key Account Manager of the Victory Wine Group, chronicles his journey that led him to the doorsteps of the wine industry. Kyle also shares with Alexi how wine wholesale has changed in light of the pandemic, how wine retailers and on-premise businesses have creatively pivoted, what to expect this holiday season from and more. Stay tuned.
Sales Rep Series | Miami, FL: Erin Jolley @ Progress Wine Group
Erin Jolley is the Florida Sales Representative for the Progress Wine Group, a company that’s committed to thoughtfully servicing their customers, while building a family of inspired producers of wines and spirits-collaborating with both innovators and icons. They pursue sustainability for both the planet and their company, Erin is in charge of Progress Wine Group’s South Florida markets of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Boca Raton.
Sales Rep Series | Portland, OR: Bonnie Crocker @ PDX Wines
Bonnie Crocker is the Sales Representative of PDX Wine in Portland, Oregon. PDX Wine is a wine importing and distribution company based in the State of Oregon. They represent some of this country’s top importers of fine, European wine, including Louis/Dressner, De Maison Selections, Kermit Lynch Wine Merchants, José Pastor Selections, Marc De Grazia, PortoVino, and many more.
Sales Rep Series | New Jersey: Eva Zorad @ Bonhomie Wine Imports
Eva Zorad is the New Jersey Sales Representative and National Sales Liaison of BonHomie Wine Imports, a company who is passionate about people and their stories. They work with wine makers with smaller estates of about 8-hectares who have generations of experience and knowledge in traditional wine making partnered with the newest innovations, and who offer impeccable wine.
Sales Rep Series | Los Angeles: Marisa Brown @ Nomadic Distribution
Marisa Brown is the Los Angeles Sales Representative at Nomadic Distribution LLC, an import and distribution company that brings in bottles of alcoholic beverages from the coast of Morocco to the backcountry of San Diego, to the hills of France, and the heel of the boot.
Sales Rep Series | San Francisco: Gretchen Pen @ Vintage 59
Gretchen Pen is a Sales and Marketing Representative from Vintage ‘59 Imports, a company who looks for wines with depth of fruit, length and elegance. They focus on the rich relationships that spring from the community of growers, instead of just the commercial imperative. Their rule is simple: work with people who make you proud and whose wine you drink at home.