Matt Paul
The Hidden Cost of Running a Business

2013 TALKS

MATT PAUL, THE HIDDEN COST OF RUNNING A BUSINESS

With the restaurant industry in full Christmas rush madness, this talk is a reminder of how volatile the hospitality industry can be and just because you’re busy does not mean you’re profitable. 2013 has seen a number of high profile restaurants go into receivership leaving wineries, distributors, importers and, most importantly, staff out of pocket. Are such loses sustainable and who, in the end, pays the price? How can this combated? What are the answers?

Nick Stock
Why Are We Here

2013 TALKS

NICK STOCK, WHY ARE WE HERE

With the appropriate title ‘Why Are We Here’, Nick Stock laid the foundation for the Wine Day Out 2013 by not only posing some tough questions but offering observations on the current state of play of the wine game as well as some home truths.

With Nick’s trademark charismatic delivery, the scene was set for a day of ideas and discussion. Watch on.

Harley Augustine
Beyond The Bottle

2013 TALKS

HARLEY AUGUSTINE, BEYOND THE BOTTLE

A multi-disciplinary brand strategy and design consultancy born in Leeds, England in 1989, Elmwood is now the world’s largest independent brand and design agency – with studios in London, Melbourne, Singapore, Hong Kong and New York.

Andrea Frost
Love & Wonder

2013 TALKS

ANDREA FROST, LOVE & WONDER

In her book, Through A Sparkling Glass, Andrea Frost takes a curious and whimsical journey through the world of wine, life and most things in between. In this talk, the journey continues. Andrea will discuss the things she loves about wine, the things its taught her and those things that keep her wondering.

Matt Skinner
Coles ‘New’ World

2013 TALKS

MATT SKINNER, COLES ‘NEW’ WORLD

Whilst Matt was unable to attend WINE DAY OUT personally, we asked him to put this video together to tell his side of the story since he joined Coles liquor group. With much criticism of the ‘big two’ chains in the wine industry, this insight into what he’s trying to do within the group is important to know.

Michael Glover
It’s Time

2013 TALKS

IT’S TIME: A new nationalism in Australian wine

When it comes to true characters of wine, Michael Glover is right up there with the best of them.

When I approached Michael to talk he asked me what I wanted him to say. ‘Just be un-apologetically Australian mate’ knowing full well the irony of the fact he is a kiwi.

Justine Bloome
Social Lubricant

2013 TALKS

JUSTINE BLOOME, SOCIAL LUBRICANT

“There is no more unfamiliar situation than trying to have a marketing conversation about wine on social media. Wine has been a social lubricant for 10,000 years, but when it comes to ‘being social’ online, the ‘just add wine’ mantra rarely delivers results.”

Kylee Vowles
From Vine to Video

2013 TALKS

KYLEE VOWLES, FROM VINE TO VIDEO

For Kylee, the importance of branding, marketing and strategy is the story. Without a story, consumers are unable to connect with a product. Story telling has many angles depending on the type of print article and word restrictions you are met with.