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COVID-19

Leading During Crisis: Taking Extreme Ownership

I don’t know about you, but I’ve hit that “Covid wall”. The sameness – days largely confined to home, the stress of “who can we safely see?”, opportunities lost and health concerns… it grinds you down.  But through this, we need to  keep moving forward. We need to keep our organisations, our colleagues and staffs all moving forward, marching towards

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State of the Wine Industry

Silicon Valley Bank and Rob McMillan hosted a top-notch panel to discuss the state of the wine industry (you can listen here) in the United States. While American-focused, most of the data also applies to our BC wine industry, and because we lack the quantity and quality of data coming out the USA, it’s very valuable as a measure of both

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Thoughts on “New Normal” & the Wine Discovery Process

*Looking for the New Discovery Checklist? It’s at the bottom, or click here. “And yet it is an easy matter to dole out an amount that is fixed, however small it may be; you should guard a thing more carefully when you do not know when it will give out.” -Seneca It has been really interesting watching the variety of

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BC Wine Weekly

BC Wine Weekly: Regulatory Changes, Impact, & Tasting Room Re-opening

Al Hudec of Farris Law and Mark Hicken of the Vintage Law Group join us to discuss their view on the impact of Covid-19, changes coming in Ontario, regulatory changes they’d like to see, and what else the BC Wine Institute can be doing. As well, of course, we talk about re-opening. As well, there’s a Q&A at the end

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BC Wine Weekly: Knocking Virtual Tastings Out of the Park

https://youtu.be/-N1qRvk8kAA?list=PLK69pJtRCLeWpusN_LhdLJy_NeWvUugWg   Today we talk with Jerry Murray of Project M Wines and Eddie Turner the “Leadership Excelerator” about hosting great virtual tastings. Jerry shares on the Project M story and how they’ve had success with virtual tastings. Eddie discusses how to craft a top-notch online experience and communicate effectively through the camera.

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BC Wine Weekly: Finding New Revenue Online

Leeanne Froese of Town Hall Brands and Christine Coletta of OK Crushpad join us to talk about finding new ways to grow revenue online. That includes both new revenue streams, iterating quickly, and maximising your current customers (and more). .single .entry-media { display: none; }

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BC Wine Weekly: The Government, Forecasting, and Managing Employees

https://youtu.be/B_TgZy4fJDs?list=PLK69pJtRCLeWpusN_LhdLJy_NeWvUugWg Sandra Oldfield of Elysian Projects joins us this week to share her expertise on what’s happening with the government, business forecasting, managing employees, and a lot more. The perspective of the BC government Feedback from us on what we need and current conditions How wineries can stay on top of finances What is the transition? What might a new

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