On this episode of The Barron Report, Paul Barron is joined by Emily Wines, master sommelier & vice president of wine and beverage experiences at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants. The two discuss wine trends, understanding your wine menu, and what bar operators and owners should expect for 2019.
Some of Wines’ responsibilities include advancing team members’ knowledge of wine, serving as the liaison between Cooper’s Hawk and its individual restaurants, and engaging with guests and the brand’s 250,000+ Wine Club members. She also creates unique experiences centered around wine and spirits.
For your guest, it’s all about the journey of the wine - whether it be told through education, events, collaborative partnerships, or curated lifestyle adventures. Listen to this episode of The Barron Report for more insights on the new era of wine drinkers and building your 2019 wine list.
15:05 - Wine Bar Technology Fads
18:43 - Generational Changes and the New Breed of Wine Drinkers
22:19 - Building Your 2019 Wine List
28:35 - Seasonal Wine Trends
1:52 - Creating Unique Beverage Experiences with Coopers Hawk
4:36 - Wine Trends that Should Stay in 2018
8:03 - Frosé and Other Wine Trends Living Up to Their Hype
11:58 - What is Causing $20 Bottles with Surprising Quality
On a recent episode of the Barron Report, Paul Barron interviewed Shana Clark, Wine, Sake and Cocktail Journalist and Consultant, to review Wine Spectators Top 100 Wine List of 2018. For more on the latest wine trends, check out the video below.