Siu Ki Wan - Founder SKW Production Inc - Wine & Spirits Event Marketing (USA)
Years in the Wine Industry:
15+. My first introduction to the F+B world was at 17 years old working as a hostess at the River Cafe. Working front of house in NY restaurants, I joined Wine & Spirits Magazine as an event marketing intern and left as their Event & Marketing Director. Today SKW Production Inc specializes in producing wine events for clients ranging from La Paulée to Wine & Spirits Magazine and various EU projects.
My Biggest Challenge To Wellness:
Eating healthy and working out while on the road. Year to date I’ve flown 80,000 miles and eat out almost every night of the week. When I am home, healthy choices and working out are easier, but while on the road it’s tough with wine client dinners, and working out gets pushed to the side.
How I Keep It Together To Stay Well:
When I am fortunate enough to be home, I like to “nest,” and make time for myself. If schedule allows, I stop work around 3pm, head to the gym for a cardio, barre or yoga class then go grocery shopping for dinner and have a cuddle session with my dogs. I try to avoid drinking on most week days; reserving it for social occasions.
A friend recently introduced me to the meditation app “Headspace” - it is super simple to use and have been incorporating it in to my morning routine right after I wake up. Defining my “space,” and doing a “body check,” helps me prepare for the day and rewards me with a little “me time,” before I give everyone else my time.