This interview is with Amanda Wittstrom Higgins of Dream Big Darling and Full Cup Solutions. In this interview, Amanda speaks about getting into her family’s wine business in Paso Robles after graduating from college, and seeing ways in which the industry needed to improve.
Dream Big Darling was created to help mentor women in the wine industry, and Full Cup Solutions was created to help small farmers who wanted to create a wine label. Amanda talks about what prompted her desire to start both, and what the challenges and successes have been so far. She also talks about how the industry has improved and how it still has improvements to make, as well as the advice she has for people entering the industry.
This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt in the Nicholson Library at Linfield University on March 1, 2023.