The Drinks Business throws women under the bus (by wineindustryinsighs.com)

Posted: December 8, 2012 by wynmaker in Alcohol, Wine, World wine news
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“Do you ever have problems in the field, because you’re a woman?” So goes the oft asked question. After all, even if there are young men involved, there is an old boy network at the top. And so, I instead of telling them the truth I say, no, I get a hard time because I’m short.

I’ve always felt a little guilty about not being totally honest, because I just didn’t know what to say. Then, The Drinks Business came along and helped all of us in the same boat out.

This morning they ran an article about the 50 Most Influential Women in Wine (which in itself is unfortunate, why separate the sexes? Women are essenital to writing, marketing and making wine. This is not a tennis tournament.) To frame the story they initially chose an illustration that was simply stunning.

Read on …

 

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