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Resetting the plans for 2020

There’s no denying that 2020 has not shaped up to be what any of us had envisaged. I’m a planner by nature and inherently like to do the research to help drive strategy. However, COVID-19 and the resulting aftermath has been a blow that none of us co [...]

By | June 4th, 2020|Strategy|0 Comments

Cellar door reopening? Three reasons why you should be tracking your cellar door data

As Australia’s COVID-19 restrictions start to ease and winery cellar doors plan their reopening strategies, it’s a good time to pause and reflect on the role cellar door plays in a winery’s sales and marketing mix. Wineries were forced to close earli [...]

By | June 2nd, 2020|Wine, Wine Marketing|0 Comments

Grants and rebates to help businesses thrive post COVID-19

You’ve put so much into your café, restaurant or small business and the current crisis is threatening its very survival. There are so many Australian hospitality, tourism and small businesses across many sectors, who are hurting because of the COVID- [...]

By | June 1st, 2020|Musings, Strategy|0 Comments

Houseparty – The New Social Networking App You Need to Be Aware Of

Being social has certainly changed over the last few months with Covid19, and as a result the app that’s been the talk of the town has undoubtedly been Houseparty. Vogue even went as far as saying this “…is the quarantine app that you need to downloa [...]

By | April 17th, 2020|Consumer Trends|0 Comments

How to Use Video to Communicate with Your Community In times of a Crisis

Video has been at the forefront of social media trends, often just evolving via the medium in which its shown. As a marketing tool it builds authenticity, engagement and can be used across multiple social media platforms. Whilst we’ve been recommendi [...]

By | April 9th, 2020|Consumer Trends|0 Comments

Marketing in Troubled Times: How to keep the connection with your audience

There’s no doubt that we’re currently operating in uncertain times. As if the challenges of the 2020 bushfires and the associated downturn of tourism was not enough for Australian businesses, now we’re faced with the global COVID-19 pandemic. Major e [...]

By | March 15th, 2020|Consumer Trends|0 Comments

Open that Bottle Night 2020! How to get involved

Waiting for a rainy day to open those wines you’ve been saving?  That day, Open that Bottle Night is 29 February 2020. Great wine is made to be shared, wouldn’t you agree? And it’s not always about cracking open the oldest bottle in your cellar (alth [...]

By | February 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Australian Bushfires – How you can help

Australian Bushfires - Supporting Producers who are “More Than a Good Drop”. The recent Australian bushfires have been devastating to watch unfold. Those directly impacted are very much top of mind and our thoughts are with those who have lost lives, [...]

By | January 10th, 2020|Musings, Wine|0 Comments

Key Marketing Insights from 2019 WineDepot Industry Impact Conference

The Australian wine industry gathered in Orange in September 2019 for the Wine Depot Industry Impact Conference, facilitated by WISA. With the theme of “Dare to be Seen” it was a great opportunity to revisit best practices and focus on consumer exper [...]

Masterminding Diversity and Equality: Australian Women in Wine Awards

Our own Trish Barry has been acknowledged for championing diversity and equality and named a finalist in the 2019 Australian Women in Wine Awards. The Australian Women in Wine Awards are the world’s first and only awards platform for women in wine. N [...]

By | August 26th, 2019|Wine, Wine Marketing|0 Comments