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  • Darya Boronilo

Women in Wine: three creative profiles in the European Wine Scene

women holding "like a boss" cup

Three journeys, three sectors in wine, three different lenses. Meet Valéria, Léa and Josefina. A wine writer / creator of wine tours, an educator, and a winemaker. These ladies are in no shortage of creativity, innovation and are taking the world of wine one glass at a time. They eagerly agreed to an interview with me to share their stories and passions! Are you ready to celebrate success and get inspired?! In this blog post, we’ll delve into their personal stories, gain insights into their perspectives on today's wine industry, and uncover their valuable advice for people venturing into a career in the wine world.

Valeria Zeferino, with a glass of red wine

Valeria Zeferino, currently a wine writer, educator, and awine tourism specialist.

“ Wine has changed my life”

Léa Gatinois, founder of amble wine

Lea Gatinois, founder of Amble Wine, puts her passion for wine and creativity to the service of intuitive education.

Josefina Muscianisi, is a 30-year-old Oenology graduate from Mendoza, Argentina.

“ I fell in love with the industry and I couldn’t see myself doing something else”


It’s Your Time to Shine!

The wine industry is witnessing the rise of remarkable women who are making significant waves and leaving their mark. As we delve into the profiles of these ambitious young ladies, we recognize the immense diversity and opportunities that the wine world offers for creativity, self-expression, and the pursuit of a brilliant international career. Undoubtedly, the wine world is full of challenges and competition. However, these success stories remind us that with resilience, determination, and a commitment to excellence, nothing is impossible. They inspire us to push boundaries, embrace diversity, and what the wine industry holds.

Moreover, their narratives serve as a reminder that it is never too late to embark on a quest to discover your true passion and make a change in life. The wine world possesses a remarkable ability to accommodate diverse backgrounds and skill sets. Whether you come from a background in marketing, hospitality, tourism, business, public speaking, writing, or any other field, you can seamlessly transition into the wine industry and cultivate expertise in a myriad of subjects. As a current wine writer myself, with a background in international business and journalism, I deeply resonate with this sentiment.

Completing my Wine Tourism Master's degree was in a way like receiving wings. It empowers me to do what I love and reside where I desire. So, if you have ever contemplated a shift in your career trajectory or wondered about pursuing your passion for wine, take inspiration from this blog post. Embrace the flexibility and adaptability of the wine industry, as it welcomes individuals from all walks of life, empowering them to embark on a fulfilling journey of personal and professional transformation.


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