No formal academic studies to date have addressed the important question of women's ownership of wineries in California, and it seemed to us that it was time to do so.
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- "Illuminating the women winemakers themselves is crucial to our goal. We want to make their presence in the wine industry more visible, both in California and globally." -Lucia Albino Gilbert
- Positive strides are being made in California's male-dominated wine industry.
- We study women winemakers in major wine regions and what facilitates their success in the male-dominated field of winemaking. Reporting on prominent international wine regions where women are receiving increased recognition as winemakers is of particular interest.
- "We don't sit around and say what we already know about how challenging things are for women. We use our knowledge and experience as leaders to think about constructive change and how to bring it about," said Evelyne Boizel
- A leader in promoting gender equality, New Zealand was the first country to grant women the right to vote in 1893. Lucia and John Gilbert explore the country's egalitarian attitudes to women wanting to break into the field of winemaking.
- Exploring the career paths of five impressive women winemakers in Walla Walla and the steps they are taking to challenge the status quo
- Our article identifies 49 trailblazing women who entered the winemaking field between 1965, the year of the first female graduate of a premiere enology program in California, and 1984, some twenty years later.
- Lucia Albino Gilbert and John C. Gilbert on the impressive women winemakers of Portugal's new Douro.