Posts Tagged ‘wine writer’

Jun 14, 2006

Wine PR Rule #1: Giv’em What They Want

The wine PR business has really changed. It is much harder to garner good press for your wine today than it was 15 years ago for one simple reason: There are a whole lot more excellent wines on the market and just as many new, compelling stories that need to be told. A good wine marketer or publicist better know what they are doing. This is the first in a series of looks inside the wine PR business. Or, better…

Apr 25, 2006

Alexis Bespaloff and our Wine Lives

Once you realize you like wine, really like wine, you start to read about. What you are looking for in the books and magazines is clarity and confirmation of your excitement. For people like myself, who started getting into wine in the 1980s, Alexis Bespaloff was one of the writers who delivered replaced my excited confusion with clarity and confirmed for me that there really was something very special about the juice. Alex Bespaloff, one of the great American wine…

Apr 17, 2006

Ohio: The Hotbed of Wine blogging

What’s with Ohio wine writers and Blogs? First we get Mark Fisher, a really fine reporter and writer for the Dayton Daily News. Mark not only jumped into the blogosphere feet first with Uncorked, but additionally took on the chore of editing Wine Sediments, the group wine blog that has emerged at the Well Fed Network. Well, now Tricia Colianne is at it. Tricia is the wine writer for the Akron Beacon Journal. As she notes in her initial blog…