A podcast based on Uncle Iroh’s wise words: ”Sharing tea with a fascinating stranger is one of life's true delights.” Interviews with entrepreneurs, industry experts, leaders, and other cool humans. Hosted by Jessi Freitag.
Suzor Wines: Mélissa Rondeau
Join us for tea with Mélissa Rondeau, co-owner of Suzor Wines, a small production winery crafting beautiful, sustainable wines from the Willamette Valley. Mélissa shares about growing up in Montréal and pivoting from business school to hospitality, working in vibrant hospitality establishments in Europe that shaped how she views hospitality today, moving to Oregon and meeting her husband and co-owner of Suzor Wines, Greg McClellan, all about how they make beautiful wines at Suzor through Methven Family Vineyards' custom crush program, and so much more.
This episode was sponsored by Prompt'd Moments:
Get 30% off your order at Prompt'd Moments using code TEA30
Suzor Wines website & IG @suzor_wines
Video interview with Mélissa & Greg by Rich Schmidt
Mentioned Rose + Lincoln juices
Négociant wine shop and delicatessen
Domaine Roy winery in Dundee, OR
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Tattoo 34: Nisha Supahan and Toby Linwood
Join us for tea with Nisha Supahan and Toby Linwood, owners of Tattoo 34, Portland’s only Indigenous & Black owned tattoo shop. Toby and Nisha share about their journey from meeting each other and multiple moves to landing in Portland, how Toby got into art and creating sculptures for the Olympics and ultimately tattooing, how they've intentionally built Tattoo 34, and so much more.
Farmhouse Teas: CeAnne Kosel
Join us for tea with CeAnne Kosel, owner of Farmhouse Teas, an online organic loose leaf tea company run from their farm in Oregon. CeAnne shares about how she fell in love with gardening, herbs, and blending teas, the journey from farmers markets to building a thriving ecommerce business, and her focus on education, customer experience, and her "secret sauce."
Bringing inventory operations software for CPG brands into the modern age with Ken Ojuka
Join us for tea with Ken Ojuka, founder and CEO of Fiddle, a modern inventory operations software for CPG brands and manufacturers. Ken shares his career path from being a CPG brand to creating a software for CPG brands, his focus on building inventory software with a modern, intuitive interface, and how he strives toward "work-life harmony."
Infusing joy, beauty, and abundance into artisanal, plant-based mylks with Amy Colville
Join us for tea with Amy Colville, founder, owner, and Chief Joy Seeker at aMYLK, a plant-based mylk company. Amy shares her serendipitous journey, including going from burn-out to creating a bliss-filled company, her own health needs leading her to making her own mylks, and how she intentionally grows and leads her team.
Blending history, conscious sourcing, and surprising flavors into high quality cocoas with Yvonne Fide
Join us for tea with Yvonne Fide, co-founder of Momo Cocoa, a high quality cocoa company that the Wall Street Journal called a "nostalgia-inducing, much better version of the just-add water hot chocolate we remember." Yvonne shares about her career journey from philosophy to law, going from vegan to vegetarian and realizing there were not great cocoa options, her knowledge on the history of cocoa and sourcing, and bringing her cocoa recipes to life online and in retail stores.
Jessi Freitag is wonderful
Thank you Jessi for speaking on women’s angel investing and sharing important information about capital for female owned businesses. Be sure to check this out!
Great podcast on tea!
I suggest you listen!
Variety is the Spice here!
Great podcast concept! Very engaging host with an exciting variety of guests! Enjoyable content!!! ☕️