This young family just moved to the area from New York City, they just had a baby who is only a week old, and they just opened their dream wine shop on Friday, December 21, in downtown Asheville. G Social Media and I were so fortunate to stumble upon Crocodile Wine the day after the shop opened. Here is our exclusive, inaugural interview with owner John Hale, who brings an amazing selection of natural wines to Asheville, North Carolina.
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Elizabeth Smith is a native of Asheville, North Carolina. She is a Virginia community college French and Spanish professor turned California wine industry professional turned relationship manager in the financial sector. Her professional experience includes relationship management, direct-to-consumer sales, freelance writing, social media marketing, and community college education. Elizabeth holds a doctoral degree in community college and foreign language education from George Mason University, master's and bachelor's degrees in French, a graduate minor in Spanish, and Wine & Spirit Education Trust’s advanced wine certification. Elizabeth won the 2017 Born Digital Wine Award for Best Tourism Content with a Focus on Wine for her piece entitled, “Lodi: Beyond the Zinfandel.” As a previous winner, she served as a judge for the 2018 Born Digital Wine Awards. Elizabeth's passions include travel, tourism, craft beverages, food, and fitness. She is always on the move to new destinations and loves discovering inspirational stories and places to share. View all posts by Elizabeth