Youngs Market Company Excited about Baja Wines

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By Rudi Lopez, M.A. | rudi.benhtv@gmail.com

Costa Mesa, CA. – Due to the quick ramp up and excitement in the marketplace, Youngs Market Company (YMCO) the fourth largest distributor has placed a second order for more wine from the Baja United Group Select Family of Baja Wines. This is a positive sign from the market place for Baja United Group which recently launched its business. Baja United believes that the wine market will fall in love with the unknown wines from Baja California region, which has been labeled as the “The Next Napa” and featured in Conde Nast Traveler, Vogue, Orange County Register, The Daily Beast, Food & Wine, New York Times, Bloomberg, Sand Diego Tribune, The Guardian and Wall Street Journal . The group is the exclusive importer of wines and beer from five wineries and nine breweries in the Baja region.  The value of the second order is over $23,000. The positive news comes on the recent announcement that Baja United Group Wines will be available in select Whole Foods Markets stores.  Continue reading Youngs Market Company Excited about Baja Wines

Monte Xanic Wines in select Whole Foods Markets

Baja United Group team has successfully negotiated to have Monte Xanic wines from the Baja California region in select Whole Foods Markets.

Monte Xanic – Sauvignon Blanc

Crisp on the nose, highly intense and with notes of tropical fruit (guava, soursop, passionfruit, pineapple and mango), fresh citrus (lime and grapefruit), as well as freshly cut herbs and light orange blossom, this vintage possesses quality and a persistent aroma.

Monte Xanic – Cabernet Sauvignon

This crisp and bright red has an intense aroma of blackberries and red fruit on the nose. With a gentle mouthfeel, this cabernet sauvignon has a round body and soft tannins and finishes with notes of white pepper, cacao and dried chili peppers.

 

Baja United Group – A Business with a Purpose!

“The Purpose of Life is a Life with Purpose.” – Robert Bryne

By Rudi Lopez, M.A. | rudi.benhtv@gmail.com

Costa Mesa, CA. – Live. Purposeful. That is the tagline for Baja United Group, the newly formed company by Jim Riley (President, Baja United Group) and Steve Jugan (CEO, Baja United Group). The two industry experts have over 60 years of combined experience in the beverage and spirits sector (Ketel One Vodka, Azunia Tequila, Monster Energy, Budweiser and Pabst Blue Ribbon) that they will help use to successfully navigate the direction of this new venture. Continue reading Baja United Group – A Business with a Purpose!

Unstoppable by Maria Sharapova

By Rudi Lopez, M.A. | rudi.benhtv@gmail.com

Los Angeles, CA. –  From Maria Sharapova, one of our fiercest female athletes, the captivating—and candid—story of her rise from nowhere to tennis stardom, and the unending fight to stay on top.
In a small Russian town, where as a five-year-old she played on drab neighborhood courts with precocious concentration. It begins when her father, convinced his daughter could be a star, risked everything to get them to Florida, that sacred land of tennis academies. It begins when the two arrived with only seven hundred dollars and knowing only a few words of English. From that, Sharapova scraped together one of the most influential sports careers in history. 
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The Hollywood Commandments

By Rudi Lopez, M.A. | rudi.benhtv@gmail.com

Los Angeles, CA. – The Hollywood producer, preacher, motivational speaker, and The New York Times bestselling author of The Wait, DeVon Franklin shares the spiritual lessons he learned about success in one of the most secular places: Hollywood. DeVon Franklin shocked many of his Christian friends when he told them he was pursuing a career in Hollywood, a place widely seen as the antithesis of Christian values of faith. Yet DeVon knew that by doing so, he was living out God’s calling. That decision would have a profound impact on his success in life and his religious beliefs, lessons from which he now shares. Continue reading The Hollywood Commandments

The Empowered Woman

“The empowered woman is powerful beyond measure and beautiful beyond description.” – Steve Maraboli

Model: Powerlifting athlete Sara Wussow, Montana | Copyright Protected 2017

“The empowered woman is powerful beyond measure and beautiful beyond description.” – Steve Maraboli

Three Decades of Jazz, Latin Jazz, Smooth Jazz with Soul Celebrated in Long Beach

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Photo Credit: Ricky Richardson, Photographer | Copyright Protected 2017

By Ricky Richardson | Guest Contributor

Long Beach-Rainbow Promotions, LLC. Celebrated three memorable decades of jazz, Latin Jazz, Smooth Jazz, fusion, funk, R&B, and Soul with 20,000 music aficionados, Friday, August 11-Sunday, August 13, 2017.
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SHOW UP AND DO THE WORK

Book titled The Power of Positive Leadership by Jon Gordon

By Rudi Lopez, M.A. | rudi.benhtv@gmail.com

Permission granted by the author to share. Excerpt is from the book “The Power of Positive Leadership” by Jon Gordon

No matter what anyone says, just show up and do the work.
If they praise you, show up and do the work.
If they criticize you, show up and do the work.
If no one even notices you, just show up and do the work.
Just keep showing up, doing the work, and leading the way.

Lead with PASSION.
Fuel up with OPTIMISM.
Have FAITH.
Power up with LOVE.
Maintain HOPE.
Be STUBBORN.
Fight the Good Fight.
Refuse to Give Up.
Ignore the Critics.
BELIEVE in the IMPOSSIBLE.
SHOW UP.
DO THE WORK.
You’ll be glad you did.
True GRIT leads to true SUCCESS.

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It All Starts with a Conversation


By Rudi Lopez, M.A. | rudi.benhtv@gmail.com

“Therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.'” – Deuteronomy 15:11

Los Angeles, CA. – It all starts with a conversation. To understand what that means you have to know what drives the two brothers and Oh Cheeky co-founders brothers Daniel & Sean Ali-Akbar. Everything they do in life is driven by their faith and relationship with Jesus Christ and a foundation built on their non-denominational faith. For Daniel & Sean a life of SERVICE, helping others, giving back to their community and those less fortunate is a way of life. They are extremely humble, selfless and motivated to make a difference in this world.  Continue reading It All Starts with a Conversation

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