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Rebecca Hopkins
A Balanced Glass, California

Rebecca Hopkins is an experienced wine communications strategist, speaker, moderator, host, and writer. With a 27-year career in the wine business in Australia and the US, in March 2018, founded and launched “A Balanced Glass” – on online platform providing education and resources to industry colleagues to help support and maintain health and wellbeing while working in the beverage alcohol industry.
Raised in the wine region of McLaren Vale, South Australia, and a graduate of Wine Business from University of Adelaide, Hopkins spent 15 years in the Australian wine industry in various sales, marketing, distribution and communication roles before joining Hardy Wine Company (now Constellation Brands) in 2001 and relocating to San Francisco in 2007.

In 2012, Rebecca returned to family winemaking, joining national importer Folio Fine Wine Partners – a full-service sales and marketing agency owned by the Michael Mondavi Family as Vice President of Communications and Partner.

Rebecca has moderated and presented numerous wine Industry speaker panels in the US, Australia and Europe. A guest speaker at Sonoma State University, and University of Bologna, her work has been published in SevenFiftyDaily, Meininger’s Wine Business International magazine and Wine Business Monthly (AU).

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