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Dream Big Darling brings women to fore of local wine and spirits industry

When country superstar Loretta Lynn crooned the tongue-in-cheek tune "Wine, Women, and Song" back in the 1970s, she was bristling against a misogynistic society that, for the most part, saw both "wine" and "women" as objects to attain. Back then, the two words spoken together rarely produced an empowering notion…

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Inaugural Dream Big Darling Dinner & Auction Raises More Than 100k

Paso Robles, CA—The inaugural Dream Big Dinner, Auction & Concert lived up to its name last Friday night, raising more than $100,000 for Dream Big Darling—a new nonprofit whose mission is to foster the success of women in the wine and spirits industry through mentorship, education, life enhancement and professional retreats.

“It was truly inspiring to see the community come together in such a big and powerful way to support the growth and development of the future leaders of our industry,” said Maeve Pesquera, senior vice president of DAOU Vineyards & Winery and one of the evening’s featured speakers….

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New Nonprofit Mentors Women in Wine & Spirits Industry

Central Coast, CA—A new nonprofit—Dream Big Darling—is aiming to make a difference for aspiring professional women in the wine and spirits industry.

Launched this week in the Paso Robles wine country, Dream Big Darling is on a mission to foster the success of women in the wine and spirits industry through mentorship, education, life enhancement and professional retreats.

To fulfill its mission, Dream Big Darling will host its inaugural Dream Big Dinner, Auction and Concert on October 19, 2018 at Oyster Ridge on the historic Santa Margarita Ranch to raise funds for its 2019 professional events and retreat. Women from Alta Colina Vineyard and Winery, Ancient Peaks Winery, Clesi Wines, DAOU Vineyards & Winery, Epoch Estate Wines, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines and Ranchero Cellars will host an epic night of wine, food and camaraderie. Visit DreamBigDarling.org for tickets and information…

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