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VinePair's Editorial Team sits down with the movers and shakers in the beverage business for a casual roundtable conversation over drinks.


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VinePair's Editorial Team sits down with the movers and shakers in the beverage business for a casual roundtable conversation over drinks.


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    Dan Aykroyd

    Dan Aykroyd

    On today's episode of End of Day Drinks, we're talking to Dan Aykroyd, comedian, Blues Brother, Ghostbuster and alcohol purveyor. We're going to chat with Dan about how he came to the alcohol business through wine, why he initially thought he would make it tequila, not an award winning vodka and the reason he chose to package his vodka in a bottle in the shape of a skull. Finally, Dan is going to share his favorite cities to drink in around the world and hot take, he doesn't think New York is all that great. 
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    • 42 min
    Stevie Stacionis and Sarah Bray: Co-founders of Bâtonnage

    Stevie Stacionis and Sarah Bray: Co-founders of Bâtonnage

    On this episode of end of day drinks, we're talking with Stevie Stacionis and Sarah Bray the founder and co-founder of Batonnage. Batonnage is the brainchild of all those who identify as women working in all the different facets of the wine industry. Even and especially those who have traditionally been overlooked or spoken over. The organization strives to educate wine professionals as well as wine industry supporters on the unique challenges and opportunities that women in the field from winemakers to vineyard workers, writers and marketers, sales people, somms, collectors and drinkers have faced both historically and in present-day. We’re going to speak with the two women about their new mentorship program and their plans for the future. 


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    • 40 min
    Steve Grasse: founder of Philadelphia's Quaker City Mercantile

    Steve Grasse: founder of Philadelphia's Quaker City Mercantile

    We're talking with Steve Grasse, founder of Philadelphia's Quaker City Mercantile. We chat about how Steve's early advertising work in the tobacco industry, which he calls "the marketing marine core," provided him with the knowledge and experience to launch two of the world's most successful spirits brands: Hendrick's Gin and Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum. We also hear about his work rebranding some classic beer labels and his latest venture, the experimental Tamworth Distilling.
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    • 39 min
    Bruce Cakebread and Stephanie Jacobs: Owner and Winemaker of Cakebread Cellars

    Bruce Cakebread and Stephanie Jacobs: Owner and Winemaker of Cakebread Cellars

    On this episode of EOD Drinks, we're talking with Cakebread co-owner Bruce Cakebread and the winery's winemaker, Stephanie Jacobs. We are going to chat with the two of them about how Cakebread promotes sustainability in the vineyard, the importance of the family's legacy to the brand, how Cakebread makes wines specifically for food pairings, and how the brand is also embracing technological innovations when it comes to making its wines. Finally, we're going to discuss the surprising role, worms. Yes, worms! Those creepy, crawly critters play in the vineyard.
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    • 35 min
    Tiesha Cook and Kevin Scheitrum: Beer Kulture and The Bronx Brewery

    Tiesha Cook and Kevin Scheitrum: Beer Kulture and The Bronx Brewery

    Beer Kulture President and CEO Tiesha Cook and The Bronx Brewery’s VP of Marketing Kevin Scheitrum sit down with VinePair’s editorial team to discuss The Bronx Brewery & Beer Kulture Production Internship. Launched in March, the internship aims “to create career-changing opportunities for Black, African American, Hispanic, Latinx, Native North American, Pacific Islander, and other BIPOC and underrepresented communities in craft beer.” Hosted by VinePair senior editor Cat Wolinski.
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    • 46 min
    Francis Ford Coppola

    Francis Ford Coppola

    In this episode, we talk to iconic filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, who’s known not only for his legendary films but for The Family Coppola wine. We’ll hear how he first fell in love with wine through his Italian heritage in New York, and how he used his earnings from The Godfather to buy his first winery.
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    • 37 min

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