Podcast – On Money, Transparency and Diversity – In Conversation with Andrew Jefford

Money is not the most comfortable of topics in the wine world, though fair remuneration is the key to increasing the diversity of voices and talents. In this podcast we meet Andrew Jefford, an award-winning journalist, wine writer and educator, and one of the only major figures in an otherwise opaque industry to publicly reveal his revenue and earnings. We discuss writing, negotiation power and transparency, and how to define one’s worth in today’s wine world.

Empowering your staff – Laura Catena and Karissa Kruse

Innovation doesn’t always have to take the form of massive shifts in the business model or transformational structural changes. Sometimes it’s the small shifts in the day-to-day running of a business or taking care of employees that can have the greatest impact.

Jackson Family Wines and Tesla: Creating Transversal Partnerships

Jackson Family Wines and Tesla: Creating Transversal Partnerships

JFW was the first wine company to install Tesla’s stationary energy storage systems, and is currently one of Tesla’s largest installations. The batteries are installed at six wineries throughout California, including Kendall-Jackson in Sonoma and Napa, La Crema and Stonestreet in Sonoma, and Carmel Road in Monterey.