I’m not sure if My Preferred Wines found me or I found them, but through social media, we connected, and I’ll be tasting a couple of their wines over the next few weeks and participating in a Twitter tasting next month. I love their concept and I’ve already discovered wines that I want to buy!
I asked the man behind My Preferred Wines, Galen Struwe, to share some information about this new website and he replied,
The site will be the premier, online wine store front for limited release and artisan wines. The wines will always be a great value. Oenophiles will find Napa Cabs and other reds in our store starting as low as $9.95 and reaching $70.00 for off-the-charts, delicious Oakville and Rutherford wines. Our different membership levels range from complimentary to Collector, always with our eye on presenting exceptional wines. We love winemakers in a big way. We love their stories, their passion, their reason for making wine. These are the things that wine drinkers love about them, too. My Preferred Wines is also a portal, a portal to share the joys of wine. Wine is inherently social. It makes us gab, it makes us open up and share who we are. We’ll have conversations with our winemakers so that our consumers can feel connected to them. Wine is fun, right?
Elizabeth Smith is a native of Asheville, North Carolina, and resides in Napa, California. Her professional experience includes relationship and membership management, direct-to-consumer sales, writing, editing, social media marketing, travel management, and community college education. Elizabeth holds a doctoral degree in community college and foreign language education from George Mason University, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in French from The University of Tennessee – Knoxville and Western Carolina University, and Wine & Spirit Education Trust’s advanced wine certification. Elizabeth won the 2017 Born Digital Wine Award for Best Tourism Content with a Focus on Wine for her piece entitled, Lodi: Beyond the Zinfandel. As a previous winner, she served as a judge for the 2018 Born Digital Wine Awards. In 2019, she participated in Born Digital’s inaugural BDWA Summit – The “Unconference” on the future of the wine industry – in Liège, Belgium, with BDWA judges and winners. Elizabeth’s passions include travel, tourism, craft beverages, food, and fitness. She is always on the move to new destinations and loves discovering inspirational stories and places to share.
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