Drew Thomas Hendricks

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The Growth of Wine Personalization With Alex Andrawes of Personal Wine

By Drew Thomas Hendricks / January 26, 2023 / Comments Off on The Growth of Wine Personalization With Alex Andrawes of Personal Wine

In this episode of the Legends Behind the Craft podcast, Drew Thomas Hendricks sits down with Alex Andrawes, Founder and Executive Chairman of Personal Wine. Alex talks about the growth of personalization in the wine industry over the years, how Personal Wine develops product personalization, and how he solves the problems that come along with it.

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The Marketing Side of Wineries With Diana Hawkins of Pope Valley Winery

By Drew Thomas Hendricks / January 19, 2023 / Comments Off on The Marketing Side of Wineries With Diana Hawkins of Pope Valley Winery

In today’s episode of the Legends Behind the Craft podcast, Drew Thomas Hendricks and Bianca Harmon are joined by Diana Hawkins, Owner and General Manager of Pope Valley Winery. Diana shares what it’s like owning a winery in Napa’s last frontier. She also gives her advice to other small wineries and highlights the importance of listening to your customers.

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Running a Family Winery With Angelica O’Reilly of Distaff Wine Co.

By Drew Thomas Hendricks / January 11, 2023 / Comments Off on Running a Family Winery With Angelica O’Reilly of Distaff Wine Co.

In this episode of the Legends Behind the Craft podcast, Drew Thomas Hendricks and Bianca Harmon are joined by Angelica O’Reilly, the Owner of Distaff Wine Co. Angelica talks about how her family started the business, the inspiration behind their brand, and the impact it has brought to the industry over the years.

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How the Cork Industry Works With Dustin Mowe of Portocork

By Drew Thomas Hendricks / January 5, 2023 / Comments Off on How the Cork Industry Works With Dustin Mowe of Portocork

In today’s episode of the Legends Behind the Craft podcast, Drew Thomas Hendricks is joined by Dustin Mowe, President and CEO of Portocork, as he talks about his 22-year career in the cork industry. Dustin also discusses his new business venture, the sustainability of cork, and how he sees the cork sector growing in the next few years.

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The Wine Industry Today (and Beyond) With Steve Fredricks of Turrentine Brokerage

By Drew Thomas Hendricks / December 28, 2022 / Comments Off on The Wine Industry Today (and Beyond) With Steve Fredricks of Turrentine Brokerage

In today’s episode of the Legends Behind the Craft podcast, Drew Thomas Hendricks and Bianca Harmon sit down with Steve Fredricks, President of Turrentine Brokerage, as they talk about the evolution of the wine industry. Steve also shares his thoughts on the supply chain issues wineries face and what he hopes to see in the industry in the coming years.

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The Power of Wine With Claire Ducrocq Weinkauf of Picayune Cellars

By Drew Thomas Hendricks / December 22, 2022 / Comments Off on The Power of Wine With Claire Ducrocq Weinkauf of Picayune Cellars

In today’s episode of the Legends Behind the Craft podcast, Drew Thomas Hendricks and Bianca Harmon sit down with Claire Ducrocq Weinkauf, CEO of Picayune Cellars, as she talks about her journey in winemaking. Claire also shares her profound appreciation of wines. She explains how she managed to bring the winery to its current position and how doing business in Calistoga differs from other states.

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How To Make Millions in the Wine Industry With Erik Miller of Kokomo Wines

By Drew Thomas Hendricks / December 15, 2022 / Comments Off on How To Make Millions in the Wine Industry With Erik Miller of Kokomo Wines

In today’s episode of the Legends Behind the Craft podcast, Drew Thomas Hendricks and Bianca Harmon welcome Erik Miller, Owner and Winemaker at Kokomo Winery, as he talks about Hoosier hospitality and how he infused this into his tasting room team at Kokomo.

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Nurturing Sustainability in the Wine Industry With Matt Brain of Alpha Omega Winery

By Drew Thomas Hendricks / June 9, 2022 / Comments Off on Nurturing Sustainability in the Wine Industry With Matt Brain of Alpha Omega Winery

In today’s episode of Legends Behind the Craft, Drew Thomas Hendricks and Bianca Harmon sit down with Matt Brain, Winemaker at Alpha Omega Winery, to talk about how wineries can implement sustainable practices. Matt dives into his approach to winemaking, how Alpha Omega fosters sustainability in the wine industry, and strategies for creating a sustainable winery.

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Cultivating Care and Dedication in Winemaking With Barry Waitte

By Drew Thomas Hendricks / June 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Cultivating Care and Dedication in Winemaking With Barry Waitte

In this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, join Drew Hendricks and Bianca Harmon as they sit down with Barry Waitte, Vintner and Proprietor at Tamber Bey Vineyards, to discuss the dedication and parallel between horses, wine, and curating a sustainable brand. Barry talks about the importance of camaraderie in the wine industry, translating value and passion into all levels of winemaking, and best practices in the industry.

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Honing Your Craft for the Consumer With Adrian Mobilia of Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery

By Drew Thomas Hendricks / May 26, 2022 / Comments Off on Honing Your Craft for the Consumer With Adrian Mobilia of Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery

Join Drew Hendricks and Bianca Harmon on this episode of Legends Behind the Craft with Adrian Mobilia, Owner and President of Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery, as they talk about the internal operations of a successful vineyard and winery. Adrian discusses the conditions affecting grape growing in Delaware, how he crafts his wine for consumers, and tips for maintaining a successful vineyard and winery.

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