Badassery Magazine Issue 7 December - Page 45

WINE & MARKETING: M o r e A l i k e T h a n Yo u M i g h t T h i n k by Mary Czarnecki A pop, then a swirl, a sniff, and a sip. The silky tannins and subtle complexities dazzle your taste buds and images of red cherries and rose petals flash across your mind in tune with the aromatics you’re experiencing. Ah, Pinot noir. Yes, it’s true, I love wine tasting! It’s a good thing, too, considering I live in the heart of Oregon’s wine country surrounded by hundreds of acres of vines. Tempting tastings aside, as a Marketing Strategist, I spend my days crafting creative 44