Ep. 1851 Rebecca Hopkins | Masterclass US Wine Market With Juliana Colangelo

Welcome to Episode 1851 on Italian Wine Podcast, Masterclass US Wine Market With Juliana Colangelo. In today's episode, she interviews Rebecca Hopkins

More about today’s guest

Rebecca Hopkins is one of the wine industry’s best-known and most experienced wine communications strategists, who has worked with some of the world’s most notable fine wine brands. 

In 2018, Rebecca founded A Balanced Glass, a global community and website with tools and resources that focus on staying safe and well when working with alcohol. Her ground-breaking work has been recognized by Wine Business Monthly, Wine Enthusiast, and Seven Fifty Daily.

Australian by birth (and temperament), she arrived in the U.S. in 2007, to take the role of Vice President of Public Relations and National Events for Constellation Brands. There she worked to promote wines of all levels. Five years later, she joined national fine wine importer, Folio Fine Wine Partners, to take charge of the U.S. market communications strategy and programming for their agency’s 20+ family-owned producers before forming her own communications agency in 2022.

Connect

Website: https://rebeccahopkinswine.com/  | https://abalancedglass.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beckhopkinswine/ | https://www.instagram.com/abalancedglass/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/beckhopkinswine/ 

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/beckhopkinswine 

More about Juliana Colangelo:

Juliana Colangelo is a leading communications and marketing professional for the beverage alcohol industry. Currently, Juliana is a Senior Brand Manager at Frederick Wildman, where she is focused on building their Italian wine portfolio. Prior to that, she led the California Division as a Vice President at Colangelo & Partners, the leading wine and spirits communications agency in the U.S. for over 10 years. During her tenure at C&P, Juliana led the development of the California office, growing the agency’s domestic presence to a dedicated office of 15 people with representation of leading wine companies such as Jackson Family Wines, Far Niente, Charles Krug Winery, Foley Family Wines and more. Juliana has completed her WSET Level 3 and her eMBA in Wine Business with Sonoma State University. In 2021, Juliana was named one of PR News’ Top Women in PR in the “Rising Stars” category. In 2022 Juliana became a Vinitaly International Academy Italian Wine Ambassador.

Connect:

Instagram: www.instagram.com/julezcolang/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/jules.colangelo/

Twitter: twitter.com/JulezColang  

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juliana-colangelo-mba-04345539/ 

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