Masonry 2 Columns

Personal Emails Are a True Path
August 13, 2014

PR 101 I don’t get as many comments on my wine blog as I do personal Emails… Why I don’t get…

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Speaker trepidation is pretty common when it comes to wine writers + some advice
February 20, 2013

Winemaker trepidation is pretty common when it comes to wine writers Working with tons of winemakers, through my 20 years of…

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Putting your best foot forward, while delivering a great wine presentation
January 20, 2013

Glossophobia, the  abnormal fear of public speaking or trying to speak, comes from the Greek words: γλῶσσα ~ glōssa, meaning tongue φόβος ~…

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Lisa Mattson Receives the 2012 Diaz Communications Innovator of the Year Award
November 1, 2012

Each year, since 2009, Jose and I not only watch who’s a leading innovator, but we also feel, as seasoned veterans,…

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Seven Traits of a Good Keynote Speaker
September 19, 2012

Maybe it’s because we just saw a slew of them at the national political conventions, or perhaps it’s because we see…

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How to Handle Wine Donation Requests
August 16, 2012

If you are in the wine industry, you know that the request for wine donations is a common occurrence. Perhaps it’s…

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