“I Don’t Want to Join a [Wine] Gang.” Talking Live with Sonja Magdevski

Woman-Owned Wineries featured winemaker in July 2020 was Sonja Magdevski of Santa Barbara County. Our live interview with her, hosted by founder Amy Bess Cook, covered a range of topics--from her unlikely path, to agricultural labor, to vinous cider, and the limitations of labels. A journalist by training, Sonja earned a Fulbright Scholarship in 1998 … Continue reading “I Don’t Want to Join a [Wine] Gang.” Talking Live with Sonja Magdevski

Holiday Roundup: Celebrating Small Biz Everyday

We enter the holidays amid a surge of themed shopping days, and "Small Business Saturday” has been one that Woman-Owned Wineries wholeheartedly supports. For this weekend and beyond, we put together a holiday roundup to help you help shop consciously.

Ashley Trout on Showing Up & Serving Others

Woman-Owned Wineries is proud to spotlight winemaker and social entrepreneur Ashley Trout. As the founder of several brands over the course of more than a decade, this bright force of Washington State was recently named one of Wine Enthusiast’s “Top 40 under 40”.

Style & Substance: Kristie Tacey of Tessier Winery

"Winemakers are less guarded than scientists. There are no patents pending, so we can talk freely. "   First trained as a microbiologist, founder and winemaker Kristie Tacey has built her wine brand from scratch over the last decade.  Her meticulous yet intuitive style translates to the bottle and beyond. Also a vintage dress aficionado with a … Continue reading Style & Substance: Kristie Tacey of Tessier Winery