The Community of Smith Story Wine Cellars

The Community of Smith Story Wine Cellars

        Four years ago, I had the opportunity to visit my friend Ali Smith Story, the co-owner of Smith Story Wine Cellars. It was an untraditional story about how she and her husband, Eric, went from working at K&L Wine Merchants to crowd-sourcing a winery from the ground up. They mastered the […]

Looking Back on International Women’s Day

International Women's Day

        Earlier this week, we celebrated International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. I thought it would great to look back through some of the stories that I’ve told over the last two years about the leading ladies of wine who are making […]

Smith-Story Wine Cellars: Breaking The Mold In The Story of Wine

Smith-Story Wine Cellars

  Lord Sandwich from Smith-Story Wine Cellars poses with me, his loyal subject   It’s rare that I write a story of an untraditional winery.  Wineries aren’t crowdfunded.  Winery dogs are the norm.  They don’t become brand ambassadors with 72,500 Instagram followers, a label of their own and a charity of their own.  But, you […]