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When it was time to tell our story, our family vetted several Public Relations firms to search for one with political savvy and courage to stand up for the truth. Kimberly Charles and her team understood the politics that now surround food, and helped us navigate through hundreds of press requests to accurately convey the reality. The process was demanding, but the combination of Charles Communications’ attitude, passion and professionalism allowed us to accomplish our goal with smiles on our faces.
- The Gonzales Family
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For SakéOne, Charles Communications has proven to be a savvy, dynamic navigator for both traditional and social media channels. They are particularly adept at converging our brand messaging with new PR opportunities in the beverage alcohol media world.
- Steve Vuylsteke
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A dynamic, intuitive and knowledgeable team, Charles Communications has an incredible understanding of the wine world and its evolution. Experts in consumer marketing and communication, they understand how to improve our positioning in the overall wine world. We are proud to work together on both sides of the Atlantic.
- Jean Charles Boisset
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We want to thank Charles Communications for the great job that they have done for Batasiolo wines. We’ve been able to be in front of journalists we’ve never expected, and this has helped the exposure of Batasiolo in the U.S.
- Ricardo March
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Charles Communications has been instrumental in the launch of Bunnery Natural Foods. We’re a family-business based out of a small town, and CCA’s relationships and strategies have immensely helped us grow on a more national level. It’s been an honor and pleasure working with them, and we’re thrilled to see what they come up with next.
- Gerard Yvernault
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We love working with CCA! Kimberly Charles has put together an experienced team that’s focused, connected and has its finger squarely on the pulse of the wine industry. They’ve been integral in helping our brand development, media relations and social media strategy. I strongly recommend CCA!
- Mark McWilliams
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Kimberly Charles and the team at CCA always displayed the enthusiasm and creativity critical to achieving success in Public Relations. Their professionalism and relationships enabled them to move our brand in the desired direction and I look forward to working with CCA in the future.
- Paul J. Englert
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Charles Communications is well respected in the wine industry as one of the leading public relations and communication consultants. Wente Family Estates became a client of CCA, and immediately saw the results and outreach they were able to achieve in multiple forms of media (print, broadcast and social). Kimberly and her team are creative, strategic and energetic in delivering our company’s public relations goals and needs. It has been a successful relationship and a pleasurable experience to work with them.
- Carolyn Wente

Charles Communications Associates

CCA is an independent creative marketing firm that employs traditional public relations and new media strategies to assist companies, organizations and non-profits in the creation, development and marketing of interesting and compelling brands. Recognized as one of the most effective PR firms in the wine industry, we have an exceptional track record of promoting products in the gourmet, natural and organic food and beverage categories, from wine and tea to top shelf spirits and luxury goods. We consider ourselves fortunate to work with clients who share our philosophy of social responsibility in work and everyday life.

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Charles Communications Associates and Andrew Freeman & Co. team up as “Double Trouble” for the Dress for Success Annual Power Walk May 9th in San Francisco
Charles Communications Associates and Andrew Freeman & Co. team up as “Double Trouble” for the Dress for Success Annual Power Walk May 9th in San Francisco
As we celebrate Women’s History Month in March, what better way to honor women than with an empowering event?  On Saturday, May 9th the Charles Communications team will be participating in the Power Walk San Francisco benefiting Dress for Success.
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