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Ward Kadel - drXeNo
Works at Genentech
Attended Vintage High School
Lives in East Bay, CA
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Infographics have been popping up everywhere in wine these days, with a few really topping the innovation list. Sean Seidell & Wine Folly have made some so useful and beautiful that it's worth buying their posters. 
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Wine Ambassador, Cancer Researcher, DJ
  • Genentech
    Senior Research Associate, 2005 - present
    Le Wine Buff, 2009 - present
    West Coast Ambassador & Staff Blogger, 2007 - present
  • Vinopanion
    Wine Blogger & Publisher, 2007 - present
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East Bay, CA
Napa, CA - Orange County, CA
[Vinopanion] W. Coast Ambassador & Staff, Le Wine (CIVB)
Ward Kadel@drXeNo is the West Coast Ambassador & Staff Blogger for and Le Wine Buff for (CIVB), as featured in their documentary short film.  He was named a “key influencer” and a “strong community manager” in the seminal white paper on wine + tech, VinTank’sWE ARE HERE: The State of Wine Industry Social Media. Raised in Napa, he is a proud Vintage High Crusher and has been around wine virtually all of his life.

He has published the long-running wine blog Vinopanion since May 2007.  Ward has also composed content and media as Influencer for Crushpad and’s TinyBottles, as Community Manager for Northern California Wine on and has consulted for wineries, PR firms and wine organizations for web content and social channel strategy and monitoring.

His freelance articles have appeared in Palate Press and Mutineer Magazine and his content is syndicated on the mobile apps Wine By the Bar and Hello Vino, rated #1 by Mashable on “Apps for Wine Lovers.” Ward is also one of the founders of the “Wine Badge” movement with his WKBadges and is a member of the VinTank Tasting Panel.

In his varied, hectic past and present he has hosted and produced the long running radio show TeK-IndUced EuPHoriA, worked as an assistant for the internationally renown progressive house label Loöq Records and its decade+ long DJ weekly Qoöl, in San Francisco.  Ever the avid investment addict, he was also a featured social investor for and interviewed about the biotech business sector by The Wall Street Transcript.

Ward lives in the San Francisco East Bay, very lucky in love with his wife and their sleepy pug, Sebastian Guinness.  When not imbibing and/or tweeting, posting, filming, consulting or writing about wine, Ward can be found researching cancer, DJing at his monthly The Winchester, playing golf…or, just relaxing with friends and family with a tasty bottle of vino.

View Ward’s WineLog or his Open Wine Consortium profile.  Follow him on Twitter or Like Vinopanion on FacebookContact him: “Ward at”.

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