Participants so far have been thrilled with what they have learned - Sue Cranswick, Cellar Door Manager, Esk Valley: "A very positive and informative workshop leading to be amongst the best cellar door experiences in the world". Carolin Millington, Babich Wines: "A very informative and enjoyable experience" while Phyll Paton, Proprietor of Martinborough's Ata Rangi stated, "The three Ata Rangi girls thought the cellar door seminar was fantastic."
Susan from Haythornthwaite, too, was pleased, telling her Faceboook fans: "I went to a fantastic workshop on how to improve the cellar door experience yesterday in Martinborough. Thanks to Jamie Roy and Belinda Jackson I learned a bit more about social media and how we can make the most of it at the cellar door. Thinking like one of our customer also gave me insight into our cellar door experience."
Last event in this series: Wednesday 8 August, Canterbury region - venue now confirmed at Melton Estate, Johnsons Road, Christchurch.
Attendees told us:
"Great workshop!" ... "Very worthwhile and extremely well presented" ... "Very inspiring and motivating" ... "Excellent information" ... "Fabulous workshop, great presenters" ... "Great Seminar" ... "A lot of value in sitting outside your business and reviewing what works and hearing other people's ideas" ... "Was unsure of what the session would reveal, very pleased & excited with possible future results"...
From strategic brand marketing, through to panel tastings, wine competitions and book writing, Belinda has worked within numerous areas of the wine industry, giving her a broad-based understanding of how the industry and wine consumers interact.
A recognised wine marketer, presenter, MC, writer and advocate, Belinda's skills and passion lie in successfully marketing and promoting New Zealand wine to winelovers.
Since returning to New Zealand Jamie's passion is to transfer these skills and techniques he learnt to empower business owners. Communication, collaboration and connection is what it is all about - creating relationships online, with real people, who in turn become advocates and customers for your company and brands.
Jamie has a select number of wine industry clients, enabling and empowering them to engage with their consumers both personally and through their online network on a global basis.