25 Archived posts matching:"wine”

  • two men having a beer

    Raising a Glass to Inclusivity: 4 Wine, Beer, and Spirits Companies That Celebrate Disability Pride

    Disability Pride Month, observed annually in July, is a time to honor and celebrate the achievements, talents, and contributions of individuals with disabilities. It’s also an opportunity to promote inclusivity and advocate for equal rights and opportunities. In recent years, several forward-thinking wine, beer, and spirits brands have emerged, actively working to embrace diversity, break […]

    • ForceBrands
    • July 16, 2023
    • ForceBrands
  • Demeine Estates leadership team

    Get to Know Demeine Estates with President Philana Bouvier

    Demeine Estates is a family-owned producer, importer, and marketer of the world’s finest wines based in the heart of Napa Valley, Calif. A leader in luxury wines in the U.S., Demeine Estates sets the standard in exceptional marketing, fine wine sales, and distribution services. Founded by The Lawrence family and Carlton McCoy Jr., the company […]

    • Beverage
    • June 29, 2023
    • Rebecca Fryer
  • Lift Collective Event

    How Lift Collective’s Entrepreneurship Program Is Making the Wine Industry More Inclusive

    The wine industry has historically lacked diversity, but that doesn’t mean progress isn’t being made. To help build a more equitable industry, Rania Zayyat and Cara Bertone are spearheading an initiative called Lift Collective, which quite literally is lifting up and empowering others to advance their careers in wine. In 2022, the platform introduced a […]

    • Beverage
    • September 18, 2022
    • Rebecca Fryer
  • grapes on the vine

    Thought Leadership in 10 with Deborah Brenner, Founder of Women of the Vine & Spirits

    Join Founder and CEO of ForceBrands and PINATA Josh Wand in 10-minute conversations with leaders across the consumer brand universe. The series of fireside-like chats, originally shared on his LinkedIn, feature some of the industry’s most game-changing thought leaders. Watch the video to catch up with Deborah Brenner, Founder of Women of the Vine & Spirits. Read the full interview […]

    • Beverage
    • June 15, 2022
    • Rebecca Fryer
  • woman drinking rose wine

    Rosé All Day: 5 Wine Jobs That Will Actually Let You Drink the Wine

    Ever wondered what it’s like to work in the wine world? While it’s a dynamic sector, it faces no shortage of challenges — climate change and changing consumer preferences, to name a few. Even still, the premium wine business continues to grow. The future of sales will weigh on the industry’s ability to appeal to […]

    • Beverage
    • May 23, 2021
    • Rebecca Fryer
  • man with backpack opening door

    ‘Be the Change’ to Host Second Virtual Job Fair in Partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund

    Be the Change Job Fair, an initiative led by Cara Bertone, Philana Bouvier, Lia Jones, and Rania Zayyat, in partnership with Diversity in Food & Beverage and Lift Collective announced that registration for beverage alcohol employers is now open for the second virtual job fair. The virtual event will take place on April 22, 2021, […]

    • Beverage
    • March 4, 2021
    • Rebecca Fryer
  • man pouring wine

    9 Black-Owned Alcohol Brands Creating Positive Change

    The alcohol industry has historically lacked diversity, especially when it comes to senior leadership and executive roles. But that doesn’t mean that progress can’t be made, nor does it imply it isn’t being made. The social justice events of 2020 have helped further propel diversity and inclusion efforts within the space. From initiatives like Diversity in […]

  • men behind bar

    Fine Wine Importer VINTUS On Resuming Field Marketing Efforts Post-Pandemic

    With the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine, it’s time to think about what life will be like post-pandemic. Although it will take some time for the general population to be inoculated, the timing is right for companies to strategize and plan ahead for easing back into the market face-to-face — especially since many in the […]

    • Beverage
    • January 20, 2021
    • PINATA
  • wine bottles

    Get to Know John Meisler, VP of Sales at Serralles USA

    Each month, ForceBrands partners with The Tasting Panel magazine. The Tasting Panel offers an insider’s look at the tastemakers and trendsetters in today’s growing beverage industry. From winemaker profiles, to brands that are the bartenders’ best friend, this monthly publication gets up close and personal with today’s influencers and explores the products they love the most. […]

    • Beverage
    • November 21, 2019
    • Rebecca Fryer