How to Handle Wine Donation Requests

Posted on Aug 16, 2012 in Blog, Clients, Donations, Marketing | 6 comments

If you are in the wine industry, you know that the request for wine donations is a common occurrence. Perhaps it’s the social aspect of wine that makes it a higher demand item for donations versus shoes or telephones.  Not only can wine supplement the fundraising aspect of an event, but it can also create the mood that will allow the bidders to bid high. So quite often the wine requested is not only for an auction, but to also grace the...

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Wedding wine lists for the summer ~ How much to buy?

Posted on May 3, 2012 in Blog, Clients, Events | 0 comments

Originally published on Wine Blog ~ Juicy Tales from Jo Diaz: [Pictured: My daughter and son-in-law, Melanie and Heath Hoffman at Pacific Star Winery exchanging their vows.] Occasionally I am asked for help, and this is one of the questions that comes up… especially in the spring. Always the big questions are, “How much wine is enough, and what’s a great value wine? We’re on a tight budget, but we want to take care of...

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The Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium on June 9, 2011 Gives Birth to This Marketing Group

Posted on Nov 11, 2011 in Blog, Clients, Events, Marketing Group | 0 comments

Originally published on Wine Blog ~ Juicy Tales from Jo Diaz: Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium, presented by and at Oak Knoll Winery, Willamette Valley June 9, 2011 The Symposium sold-out by mid-May, as the industry was ripe for this one. Paul Gregutt and I came together, realizing that we had a PG on PG going on…Paul Gregutt on Pinot Gris. I love great concepts, with a bit of kismet mixed in for good measure. It couldn’t have happened...

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