This week's conversation is with Meg Murray on being a feminist and building a statement brand.
Meg is an exceptional connector, passionate community builder, and wine industry expert. She is the Founder of NASTY WOMAN WINES; a progressive wine brand that produces unapologetically tasty wines and donates 20% of their net profits to help get more women to the table. Meg looks forward to having these funds make an impact and has most recently been able to support Mona Das' run for Congress in Washington. Mona graces the label of NASTY WOMAN WINES' Malbec. https://www.electmona.com/
Meg is Co-Owner of élevage consulting and helps wineries and wine-related businesses make, market, and move their product. She consults on sales and marketing and brokers bulk wine. Meg is the Co-Founder of Project M Wines out of Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Project M will feature wine made by Meg’s husband, acclaimed Winemaker, Jerry Murray and launches 2018.
Meg studied at Portland State University in Oregon where she graduated with honors and received her BA in International Studies with a minor in Political Science. She worked at the World Affairs Council of Oregon assisting with the International Speaker Series and as Finance Director for US Congresswoman Darlene Hooley. Meg has worked with wine since 2003 and holds a certificate in both Wine Business Management and Wine Industry Finance & Accounting from Sonoma State University, in addition to a Wine Fundamentals I and II Certificate from the International Sommelier Guild. She resides in McMinnville, Oregon with her husband and young daughter.
We discussed so much in today's episode including:
- Meg's incredible story to starting Nasty Woman Wines and the mission behind the brand
- The ups and downs of building a statement brand
- What it means to be a modern feminist and entrepreneur
- Nasty Woman Wines -- the wine, the wine club and the movement
You guys! Her wine is sooooo good and soooo fun! You're gonna love it!