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.
Sales Rep Series | New York City: Josie Zeiger @ MFW Wine Co
Tune in to this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast as Alexi talks with Josie Zeiger of MWF WIne Co. about how to reach out to clients and close sales despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Josie also shares how the pandemic has affected her work and what she’s doing differently to keep the sales moving in a competitive and saturated market.
Sales Rep Series | Chicago: Kate Cornelius-Schecter @ Selection Massale
Join Alexi Cashen and Kate Cornelius-Schecter of Selection Massale in this episode of The Alexi Cashen Podcast as they discuss the tough times in the wine industry and how industry players are proving to be tougher. Tune in as they discuss how wine sales representatives can keep their energies up and pivot their outreach in order to stay connected to clients.
Palomar’s Meghan Caiazzo on Culture, Risk, and Sales Success
Tune in to this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast as Alexi Cashen interviews Meghan Caiazzoof Palomar Beverage Company about culture, risk, and sales success in the wine industry. Meghan discusses in depth how she’s pivoting wine sales during this COVID-19 pandemic, the industry’s outlook, how women can get more involved in the wine industry, and more importantly, how they can thrive in it.
Aaron Sherman of SevenFifty: Experiment is the New Innovation
In this episode of the Alexi Cashen Podcast Alexi talks to Aaron Sherman of SevenFifty about his company’s ongoing innovation in the wine industry and how they are actually leading the pack. They also talk about SevenFifty Daily, Aaron’s online magazine about the business and culture of the beverage alcohol industry. Stay tuned.