Episode 9: Turning Your Passion Into Wine with Owner of Oceano Wines, Rachel Martin

Episode 9: Turning Your Passion Into Wine

with Owner of Oceano Wines, Rachel Martin

Rachel Martin is the owner & founder of Oceano Wines, from the Spanish Springs Vineyard in San Luis Obispo, California.

She is a native of Virginia and was there in 2005, at the beginning of what is now considered to be one of that state’s premier wine producers, Boxwood Estate Winery. She serves as the Executive Vice President of Winery Operations of Boxwood’s award-winning wines.

She led Boxwood Estate’s Bordeaux-style wines to national and international fame.  And was successful in her efforts to  designate Middleburg, Virginia as an American Viticultural Area.

Rachel hosts a livestream show  “Tasting Room Live” every other Tuesday to their  Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.

The Food & Wine eventThe Family Reunion is August 19-22 at The Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, VA. Their  winemaker, Marbue Marke will be among the scheduled talent during the weekend. 

 Oceano Wines can be purchased directly from the website, Oceanowines.com and can be shipped to 44 states. They can also be found at select retailers and restaurants which are all listed on their website here.

For more on  Rachel Martin and Oceano Wines and see her full bio, check out the website: Oceano Wines.

Follow her on IG: @rachel_oceano  @oceanowines
Twitter:  @OceanoWines

Email her if you have any questions about wine or pairings at rachel@oceanowines.com 

Listen to Rachel Martin’s Interview

Episode 4: Strength, Resilience & Growth, the SRG Fitness Way with Certified Personal Trainer, Sophia Rose Gigante

Episode 4: Strength, Resilience & Growth, the SRG Fitness Way

with Certified Personal Trainer, Sophia, Rose Gigante

Sophia Rose Gigante is a Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Sports Nutrition Specialist, and owner of SRG Fitness.She has recently added author to her accomplishments, with her book, “Strength, Resilience, Growth: How I Defied Physical and Mental Limitations and Took Control of My Future.” 

Sophia was born with a brain disorder and was told she would face multiple limitations in her life. But at  just 22 years old, Sophia created her own business, SRG FITNESS, which is a personal training and nutrition counseling wellness studio located in Westchester, New York.  

She builds training programs and nutrition plans that are specifically tailored to each individual. And brings all aspects of health and wellness into her clients’ lives. She has also expanded her business worldwide through virtual training.

Sophia believes that everyone is entitled to health and wellness. She wants everyone, especially the “underdogs,” to always feel strength, resilience, and growth when walking into SRG Fitness. 

Sophia has been featured on News 12, and in many publications including The Hydrocephalus Association Blog, which we will discuss in more detail in a bit. 

Sophia Rose Gigante put the SRG in SRG Fitness.

Get Sophia Rose’s book is available on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3wrIQ2N

Follow her success on social media: 

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Sophia Rose Gigante‘s interview

Episode 10: Life Is Not A Tuna & White Bean Salad with Filmmaker & Screenwriter Sophia Romma

Episode 10: Life Is Not A Tuna & White Bean Salad

with Filmmaker & Screenwriter Sophia Romma

Sophia is a playwright, screenwriter, and a film & theater director.  She is a producing artistic director of Garden of the Avant-Garde Productions and she’s also a member of the New York City Bar Association, working in human rights.

She was the screenwriter and producer for the international arthouse film Poor Liza, which won a Garnet Grand Prix award. The film starred Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Ben Gazzara and Emmy & Academy award winner Lee Grant. 

Sophia has written and directed three films for New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Dramatic Writing Program.

Outside of film, Sophia has written fourteen different stage plays which have been produced either off-Broadway or “off, off Broadway”.

Sophia’s latest project, which is currently streaming on Amazon Prime is Used and Borrowed Time. It is a 2020 time travel film about an aging actress who is magically returned to the year 1965 in segregated Alabama. 

Sophia penned screenplays and directed three films for New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Dramatic Writing Program.  She also wrote and directed a series of cutting-edge short films for the New York Film Academy

Pornography!” and “Commercial America in the 90’s.” She wrote the screenplay for the documentary “Call Girls for Hire: The Sex Slave Trade Epidemic in Eastern Europe,” for which she was honored with Moscow’s Social Awareness Documentary Film Award at the Moscow Women Make Documentaries Film Festival.  

Romma also wrote and directed a series of cutting-edge short films for the New York Film Academy: “Underneath Her Make-Up” (unveiling the stigmatized and hounded LGBTQ community in India) and “The Frozen Zone” (shedding light on the supernatural healing powers of ancient shamanism and its infinite wisdom).

Dr. Romma is the author of fourteen stage-plays, produced Off-Off Broadway/Off-Broadway, three of which were produced at La MaMa E.T.C. Her play, “The Past Is Still Ahead” which she wrote and directed, ran at the Cherry Lane Theatre, at the Midtown International Film Festival and toured Montauk, London, Moscow, Montreal and Seoul. 

The Negro Ensemble Company presented “The Mire” at the Cherry Lane Theatre; it was heralded by the New York Times for “grinding down stubborn cultural borders with love’s symphony.” Romma’s “Cabaret Émigré” was lauded by The Villager for “delving deep into the dislocated émigré’s soul in erotic quantum verse.”

Romma graduated from Tisch School of the Arts, earning her B.F.A. from the Dramatic Writing Program and her M.F.A. from the Dramatic Writing and Cinema Studies). She holds a Ph.D. in Philology from Maxim Gorky Literature Institute and a Masters of Law from Fordham University School of Law.

Twitter: shemtov83
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Episode 16: Don’t Be Afraid To Ask with Writer, Producer & Director, Lauren Flick

Episode 16: Don't Be Afraid To Ask

with Writer, Producer & Director,
Lauren Flick

Lauren Flick is a writer, producer and director who has worked for such notable networks as NBC, CBS, A&E and AMC. She has written articles on feminism, environmental causes and social justice and is frequently featured on CNBC’s digital platform. 

She has a drive and passion for politics and human rights and actively creates content for many political organizations and campaigns. She is the NYC Events Chair for Women In Media, an organization that promotes gender balance in the film and entertainment industries for filmmakers who work above and below the line and the people who love to collaborate with them. 

She is a Board Member of Friends of the Metro Theater, a group of neighborhood residents that have come together to tackle the task of revitalizing the Metro Theatre on the upper west side.

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Episode 15: Turn Your Obstacles Into Opportunities with Entrepreneur, Business Coach & Podcast Host, Ina Coveney

Turn Your Obstacles Into Opportunities

with Entrepreneur, Business Coach & Podcast Host,
Ina Coveney

Ina Coveney is a six-figure entrepreneur, business coach and host of The Global Phenomenon Podcast. 

She helps up-and-coming online coaches monetize their tiny audience through organic lead generation strategies before they invest time and money in audience growth. Her mission is to help others do the same. 

Ina reached six-figures in her business before ever cracking 1,000 followers on any of her platforms, and her mission to help coaches do the same.

Her motto is to stop living paycheck to paycheck and design a rich and abundant life with one purpose, to help others become the next global phenomenon….

Website:  Ina Coveney

Instagram: @yourengagementcoach

Membership Program: Get Clients First

 

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