Episode #311 – The Wine Industry is Looking for a Few Good Men… and Women!

 

Matt Smith of Grapeseed Wines

Matt Smith of Grapeseed Wines

This week’s show explores a very novel concept in winemaking that creates a unique bond between top winemakers and wine-loving consumers. This week, David introduces you to Matt Smith of GrapeSeed Wines. Imagine being in partnership with some of the world’s greatest winemakers who create wines only available to you. If you’ve got a hundred bucks a month, you’re in fat city!

Deborah Brenner, author of Women and The Vine

Deborah Brenner, author of Women and The Vine

Then, have you noticed how many women’s names are showing up on top winemaker lists?  Well, it may surprise you to learn that more women are now attending winemaking school than men.  Will the trend continue and what’s the scoop in other countries?  Find out as David visits with Deborah Brenner, founder of Women of the Vine and the book of the same name.  It may not be the battle of the sexes, but there’s some serious competition going on that puts male dominated winemaking head-to-head with wines bearing a more feminine touch!

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