Sat, 25 July 2020
Winemaker Jeff White of Glen Manor Vineyards takes Austin Beeman into his vineyards in Front Royal, Virginia to discuss the Petit Manseng grape variety.
White explains why he thinks this is the ideal grape variety for Virginia's hot and humid wine growing climate.
Drone Photography by Andy Gail
THIS IS EPISODE #74 OF UNDERSTANDING WINE WITH AUSTIN BEEMAN
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Austin Beeman is a 19 year veteran of the wine business with extensive experience in Marketing and Sales (wholesale, retail, & DTC.)
Currently Vice President of Marketing for Cutting Edge Selections, Austin has a deep knowledge of the global wine business with expertise in Direct-to-Consumer sales.
While Director of Marketing for Bonny Doon Vineyard, he managed one of the most successful crowdfunding campaigns in the wine industry.
His video podcast “Understanding Wine with Austin Beeman” has been praised in USA Today and his photography has appeared in the Wall Street Journal.
Austin holds an MBA in Wine & Spirits Management from Kedge Business School in Bordeaux.
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About Glen Manor
Glen Manor Vineyards is located in Virginia approximately 70 miles west of Washington D.C., situated on a western flank of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The surrounding mountains, ranging between 1400 and 3400 feet in elevation, form a Glen which gives the vineyards a unique environment: A world of its own. The vines grow high on very steep mountain slopes characterized by deep, well-draining, and rocky soils.
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Music - “Darien Gap” by Josh Woodward.
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