Rebecca Hopkins is an experienced wine communications strategist, speaker, moderator, host and writer. With a 29-year career in the wine business spanning Australia and the U.S., Rebecca founded and launched A Balanced Glass in March 2018 with a mission to provide education and resources to wine industry colleagues to help maintain health and wellbeing while working in the beverage alcohol industry.
Here’s a glimpse of the episode:
Rebecca shares how she went from “failed” geologist to working in the wine business
How she learned to navigate the fine wine industry thanks to mentor Pam Dunsford
Working in the alcohol business and the toll it can take on people
Australian vs. American culture when it comes to alcohol
Rebecca’s newsletter that stemmed from her wanting to give tools to women to manage stress & anxiety
Importance of community resources around alcohol & wellness in different industries
What Rebecca would tell people starting out in alcohol industry
Importance of learning the “unsexy” dynamics of a company
How Rebecca maintains her wellness
Rebecca’s inspiration and super power
In this week’s episode…
Sarah sits down with fellow Aussie and the founder of A Balanced Glass, a company that provides education and resources to wine industry colleagues to help maintain health and wellbeing, Rebecca Hopkins, to discuss the toll that working in the alcohol industry can take on people’s physical and mental health. The two also discuss how Rebecca dared to create something different in the wine space that has served as a lifeline for many people navigating their life journey while staying true to who they are.