Legends Behind the Craft Podcast

Pruning Vines in Challenging Conditions With Michelle and Tyler Bredeson of Bold North Cellars

April 21, 2022
Michelle and Tyler Bredeson

On this exciting episode of the Legends Behind the Craft, Drew Hendricks sits down with Michelle and Tyler Bredeson from Bold North Cellars, to discuss creating an all-inclusive experience of wine, beer, and food. Michelle and Tyler talk about growing grape varietals in challenging soil, how to connect with customers through tastings, and tips for cultivating a memorable space.

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Planting in California Soil With Guillaume Fabre of Clos Solène

April 14, 2022
Guillaume Fabre

In this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, Drew Hendricks and Bianca Harmon sit down with Guillaume Fabre, Owner and Winemaker of Clos Solène, to discuss how the California soil and climate provide rich vineyards. You don’t want to miss this episode as Guillaume talks about his vision behind Clos Solène, how the environment and soil affect the harvest of grapes, and why a winemaker should explore and encourage better environmental practices.

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Design A Digital Pathway To Success With Ben Salisbury of Salisbury Creative Group

April 7, 2022
Ben Salisbury

In this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, join Drew Hendricks as he sits down with Ben Salisbury, President and Founder of Salisbury Creative Group, to talk about building digital distribution models and marketing strategies for distributors. Ben discusses the process of creating email marketing campaigns, cultivating respect and lasting relationships with wineries, and navigating a digital three-tier system for growth.

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Crafting A Mountain Lifestyle Distillery Brand With Ryan Thompson

March 31, 2022
Ryan Thompson

In this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, Drew Hendricks sits down with Ryan Thompson, Founder and CEO of 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Co., to discuss navigating the various alcohol distribution systems to successfully scale your brand. Ryan talks about how a cocktail with a brandy base scaled his brand, effectively using the distribution model to take your brand to the top, and why education is crucial for distributors to communicate the value of your brand.

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The Secret to Marketing Wine and Craft Alcohol to a Latin American Audience

March 24, 2022
Jose Tony Haber

In this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, Drew Hendricks sits down with Jose “Tony” Haber, Founder of Qvivo Brands Inc., to discuss how the expression of each culture adds flavor varieties to alcoholic beverages. Tony talks about the cultural alcoholic preferences of Latin America, how augmented reality technology can deliver personalized messages on a bottle, and why marketing is crucial for small brands.

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A Glass Filled With All Flavors of the Beverage Industry With Drew Thomas Hendricks

February 17, 2022
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In this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, Rise 25 Co-founder Dr. Jeremy Weisz sits down with host Drew Thomas Hendricks to talk about some of Drew’s favorite past episodes and eventful conversations. Drew shares industry insights on yeast production, marketing techniques to connect with consumers across digital platforms, seeing past the exterior to discover a delicious wine, and why you should invest in business automation.

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Growing Your Wine Market With Ken Freeman of Freeman Vineyard & Winery

February 10, 2022
Ken Freeman

Listen to this episode of Legends Behind the Craft with Drew Hendricks featuring the Co-founder and Proprietor of Freeman Vineyard & Winery, Ken Freeman. They share many inspiring stories and discuss what it takes to start and grow a winery, expand to international or new local markets, and start an AVA.

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Level Up Your Marketing With Bianca Harmon of Barrels Ahead

February 3, 2022
Bianca Harmon

Join Drew Hendricks on this episode of Legends Behind the Craft as he talks with Bianca Harmon, DTC Strategist for Barrels Ahead. They discuss marketing mistakes wineries are making, how to sell better on the phone, why the customer story is as important as yours, how to level up your marketing strategies, and more.

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From Bottle to Single-Serve Sustainability With Hilary Cocalis of Sipwell Wine Co.

January 27, 2022
Hilary Cocalis

Join Drew Hendricks on this episode of Legends Behind the Craft as he talks with Hilary Cocalis, Founder and Chief Go-Getter at Sipwell Wine Co., to talk about delivering fresh, carbonated canned wine with unparalleled taste. Hilary shares why it is crucial to understand your target audience, the canning process of wine, and marketing mistakes to avoid as a beverage brand.

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Take Off to Great Heights in Your Wine Marketing With Ron Scharman

January 20, 2022
Ron Scharman

In this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, join Drew Hendricks and Ron Scharman, Co-founder and CEO of Astra Digital, as they have a conversation about how to connect with your consumers through digital marketing. Ron shares how technology has changed the digital wine marketplace, the importance of digital marketing services, and why innovative and engaging strategies can lift your winery to new altitudes.

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