November 7 – Jim Kirk, Corporate Magic and Paul V. Bonarrigo & Paul M. Bonarrigo, Messina Hof Wine Cellars

On the November 7th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show, our guests were:

Jim Kirk – CEO, Corporate Magic

Paul V. Bonarrigo – Founder & Paul M. Bonarrigo – CEO, Messina Hof Wine Cellars

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Jim Kirk, CEO, Corporate Magic

kirk_jimMusic composer, Lyricist, Film & Video Director, Stage Designer, Musician, Singer, Commercial Producer, Special Effects designer, Meeting Planner…Jim has done it all.

Jim Kirk is the owner, CEO and founder of Corporate Magic. He has been a leader in the production industry since 1974 and continues to perform at the top of the industry with his professional team of event producers and directors. Corporate Magic, Inc., based in Dallas, is a world-class event production and message development company that specializes in one-of-a-kind projects.

From a successful radio jingle-writing career in the 1970s to 1980s, which saw him hit the Billboard Hot 100 and the American Top 40, to the successful 80,000-person Boy Scouts 100th Jamboree in 2010, Jim has truly “been there and done that. Since it’s founding in 1986, Corporate Magic has orchestrated some of the highest-profile events in the United States.


Paul V. Bonarrigo, Founder and Paul M. Bonarrigo, CEO, Messina Hof Wine Cellars

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Paul V.  Bonarrigo is Founder and Paul M. Bonarrigo is CEO of Messina Hof Wine Cellars, Inc. Messina Hof is a leader in the establishment of the Texas wine industry and one the fastest-growing and most award-winning wineries in the state.

Established in Texas in 1977, the rich winemaking heritage of the Bonarrigo family dates back six generations to Messina, Sicily. The Messina Hof Winery & Resort® in Bryan, the Messina Hof Hill Country® and Manor Haus® in Fredericksburg and the soon-to-open Messina Hof Grapevine® are dedicated to producing premier, award-winning wines and offering tourism destinations based on tradition, romance and family.

The urban winery will be located in the Wallis Hotel at the corner of Main and Texas Streets in the heart of Historic Downtown Grapevine and is expected to open in late 2014. The urban winery joins a collection of wineries and tasting rooms throughout the city of Grapevine.

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Paul M. Bonarrigo, Paul V. Bonarrigo, Jim Kirk

Host Steve A Klein