Wineries on Twitter: Robert Mondavi Winery

How does the most influential winery in the United States use social media? I’m honored to have Robert Mondavi family of wineries participate in this educational series about the use of Twitter and Facebook. Undoubtedly you have drank their wine and you know their story, now, follow their tweets. Thanks to Peter Alig (Robert Mondavi wine educator) for helping share how social media can benefit wineries large and small. Robert Mondavi on the Web *  On Twitter  * On Facebook How long have you been using Twitter? We have been using Twitter for about one year. What prompted you to dive in? […]

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WAWine Wows the Wine World

Wine and conversation are natural allies. The more one flows, the more the other grows. Wine is a social lubricant and connecting adhesive that brings parties to life and people together. For three hours on June 3, a little thing called Twitter brought thousands of wine lovers together for one purpose; celebrate Washington Wine. While #WAWine may not have been the largest of this year’s tasting events by volume of tweets or number of tweeters, it arguably propelled the largest amount of wineries and businesses into action. Twitter events are still in their infancy and range from specialized single winery […]

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A Skype Chat With Seattle Wine Gal

“Who the hell is this SeattleWineGal girl,” I thought as I started my tweeting and blogging adventure in November. Her avatar was cute…her blog showed a picture of her chuggin’ wine from a bottle and there was a social media slide show on her site called “What the F**k is Social Media.” Seattle Wine Gal was an enigma wrapped in a mystery. Enter the scene six months later and now Barbara Evans (aka @SeattleWineGal) is a Seattle socialite, Twitter Goddess (dare I say Twoddess), and full time Social Media consultant. Barbara is one of the rare few that have successfully […]

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Wineries on Twitter Meet Sojen Cellars

The goal of this series is to connect with wineries and wine business that use Social Media (Twitter and Facebook) effectively. Meet Everett winery, Sojen Cellars and see how they’re using Social Media to connect with new and old friends. These interviews can serve as a catalyst to help other wineries and wine businesses to see the benefits (and pitfalls) of joining the social revolution. SoJen on Web ** On Twitter ** On Facebook How long have you been using Twitter? Sojen Cellars has been on Twitter through Max or I for about six months. What prompted you to dive […]

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Nectar Interview with Rick Bakas: Quick Bites

Today I sat down (virtually) for a quick interview with Rick Bakas, the Director of Social Media for St. Supery winery. Rick is rockin’ the social media world and has a new book coming out at the end of May, Quick Bites – 75 Savory Tips for Social Media Success. Rick opens up his game plan and shares the strategies that he uses for his own personal brand as well as how he manages St. Supery’s brand. Check out the quick Skype chat with Rick and then type your little fingers over to www.quickbitesbook.com and order your copy today. You can also […]

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