Paul formed Balzac Communications & Mktg, and is an instructor for Napa Valley College’s Viticulture & Enology Dept, in addition to being a regular columnist for Vineyard & Winery Mgmt magazine. In the May-June 2011 issue Wagner urges winery management to “think twice before making your winery’s proprietor the voice of your brand.” He cites Robert Mondavi as the most “successful spokesperson” in the wine industry “because he constantly traveled around the country promoting the RM brand and making connections.”
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