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Jenny Dawn Cellars Employment Opportunity

Winery Tasting Room Supervisor

Posted November 2017

Hands-on management of a small tasting room staff and interaction with winery guests. This position would start off on a part-time basis and become full-time. Read More.

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Wichita Business Journal Exclusive: Union Station Lands Startup

By The Wichita Business Journal

October 2017 

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10 Minutes With... Jennifer McDonald

By The Wichita Business Journal

October 2017 

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Jennifer McDonald - Wichita Urban Professional Woman of the Year

By Wichita Urban Professionals

August 2017

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YPW Innovations in Business Nominee

By Hunter Hogan, YPW Intern

July 2017

Congratulations to our Innovations in Business Award finalists, sponsored by Martin Pringle! They include: Chris Callen, Builders Plus Construction and Grit Virtual, and Jennifer McDonald, Jenny Dawn Cellars. The Innovations in Business award is presented to a YPW Member who has demonstrated innovation in their industry, company or organization by: making a unique or especially noteworthy contribution to their business or profession; reinvigorating or modernizing a business; or successfully starting their own business.

 

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40 Under 40: Jennifer McDonald

By The Wichita Business Journal

June 2017

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LaunchPrep and Wichita's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

By The Chung Report

June 2017

A mentorship and incubator program set up between the e2e Accelerator and Wichita State University's Center for EntrepreneurshipLaunchPrep brought nine entrepreneurs together with more than a dozen mentors to work through the challenges of getting a startup off the ground.

 

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Beyond Downtown: Spreading entrepreneurial ferment to the rest of Wichita

By Dan Voorhis, The Wichita Eagle

February 2017

Jennifer McDonald loves wine and wants to build a business around it, from growing the fruit to selling the final product.

In the basement of her home, near 29th Street and Rock Road, sit six colorful, six-gallon carboys filled with fermenting juice on its way to becoming wine. At this point, she said, she thinks it will take at least a year to get her license to sell commercially.

 

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1 Million Cups ICT: Jenny Dawn Cellars, LLC

1 Million Cups

November 2016

 

Jenny Dawn Cellars is the first urban winery located in downtown Wichita, KS. We specialize in providing hand crafted wine to be sold online, wholesale and retail. The first two wines, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, will be sold online in October 2017.

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Wichita woman plans to open downtown winery

By Denise Neil, The Wichita Eagle

November 2016

If all goes as planned in Jennifer McDonald’s incredibly detailed business plan, downtown Wichita will have a winery by 2018.

McDonald, who works full time in human resources but has a passion for wine making, has started a Kickstarter campaign to get the first phase of her plan – an urban orchard – underway. Even if the campaign, which ends on Dec. 4, is not successful, though, she’s moving ahead.

She plans to call her business Jenny Dawn Cellars.

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Factors influencing premiums on local wines: an exploratory assessment of Kansas wine

By Jennifer McDonald

August 2016

While understanding consumer decisions about food choices is complex, the nature of wines makes it even more difficult to decipher how consumers arrive at their choices. Given the perceived importance of "local", how willing are consumers to pay for locally-produced wine? And, what characteristics of the wine influence the premium that consumers pay for it? These are the two related questions that this research seeks to address. 

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