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Joe Dobbes is WBM’s Winemaker of the Month
May 7, 2015

An Interview with Joe Dobbes, Founder and Winemaker, Wine by Joe

Wine Business Monthly
May, 2015

Joe Dobbes of Wine by Joe:

“My staff and I spend many dozens of hours per year discussing high-level wine-making theory, shop, methodologies, logistics, etc. I love this aspect of the business; a number of experienced heads around the table sharing ideas and varied experiences from around the globe and challenging each other.

This is powerful and provides a great opportunity for all to learn, give value to the company, stretch the envelope and become better winemakers and business people. I look forward to reading Wine Business Monthly for the same reasons: tapping into the experiences of my peers for my own continual education and the broadening of horizons as a winemaker and businessman. My staff will vouch that I quite often hand out copies of articles from WBM which I find particularly valuable on wine-making, marketing, sales and direct-to consumer efforts.

I recently enjoyed the article on concrete tanks. It looks like old technology is new and in vogue again. I have not yet tasted trials of concrete versus stainless ferments yet, but look forward to the opportunity with an open mind, but admittedly a little skepticism.”

Read the full article here