Cornelius Geary

About the Author Cornelius Geary

Cornelius has worked in the beer, wine and spirits industries for over 15 years, and has a passion for luxury brands that redefine their categories. He has helped market and build leading brands in key markets such as Don Julio Tequila, Bulleit Bourbon, Johnny Walker Blue, The Classic Malts of Scotland and Foster’s Lager. He has spoken at leading industry events including Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, Wine Industry Technology Symposium, and Women for Winsense. He has also judged at the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) wine and spirits competition in Las Vegas. He Co-Founded and is CEO of the leading wine industry trade site Wine 2.0, and in 2010 he Co-Founded the US’s first farmer’s market style wine selling event, San Francisco Vintners Market. During his career he has lived and worked in San Francisco, Munich and Sydney.


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Jean Charles Boisset, An Interview

Pardon the exhausted cliche, but Jean Charles Boisset is the embodiment of the American dream. Coming into a modest French wine-producing operation at birth, he eventually became the president of one of the most important wine groups in the world; his career has traced the development of wine domestically and …

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Martin Miller, An Interview

Martin Miller’s Gin began during the gin doldrums of the mid-1990s. Now, as the Pied Piper of the gin renaissance, Martin Miller’s Gin is found in more than 40 countries and is growing in popularity at a sensational rate. What started you on your journey to make the world’s best …

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Tito Beveridge, An Interview

An Interview with Tito Beveridge Tito Beveridge managed almost singlehandedly to change the way an entire category of alcohol is perceived. Still, for all of the success of Tito’s Vodka, it wasn’t always a guarantee that he’d make it. Publisher Cornelius Geary sat down with Beveridge in San Francisco to discuss …

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Heidi Barrett, An Interview

An Interview with Heidi Barrett For all her fame and acclaim – winner of the first multiple 100-point scores for a Napa winemaker, the original artisan behind the cult-status Screaming Eagle, owner of her own brand La Sirena, and a very busy consulting career – Heidi Barrett is the most …

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Drink Me Magazine 2014 Elite 150
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2014 DRINK ME MAGAZINE ELITE 150

From luxurious, rare bottlings crafted by well-known names, to tiny, passion-fueled niche products pushed to market by perseverance, the 2014 Drink Me Magazine Elite 150 singles out the 150 most exciting and memorable beers, wines and spirits from the past year. Led by Brian Freedman, Drink Me Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, the team …

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CAMERON HUGHES LOT 555

There were a number of candidates for Cameron Hughes’ biggest release of the year. Ultimately, the deserving winner – a producer of the highest Napa Valley pedigree, was Lot 555 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($29).  Fruit from this exclusive release hails from a very famous Rutherford producer and one of Napa’s blue chip …

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