Contributions of women in the wine industry have been significant, and female leaders continue to shape the future of the wine world. The wine business is progressive with many women having broken the glass ceiling throughout the past decades. Join the conversation about their experiences working in a male-dominated field. What challenges have they had to overcome? What are their individual successes? Shannon Fristoe, Wine Director, Manager and Sommelier of Bayona will moderate a panel of industry leaders and will discuss all facets of the wine industry. This panel includes: Braithe Tidwell, Wine Director at Brennan’s who leads an all female wine team, Sophie Wegmann with Martin Wine Cellar and Wines Unlimited, Juliana Colangelo, public relations specialist in the wine industry, and Renee Fos, State Manager for Kobrand Corporation. Each will share a taste of their favorite bottle of the moment for discussion. Megan Forman, owner of Gracious Bakery will be pairing her delectable pastries with each panelist's favorite wine.
April 15, 2020 - April 19, 2020
444 Saint Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
DISCLAIMER: Must be over 21 years of age to attend all Festival Events. No infants, strollers, animals or exceptions!