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    Get Ready for the Wine Industry Financial Symposium

    …Sue and I have just returned from a week in Northern Italy as guests of the Valpolicella Consorzio (look for a series of industry reports on Valpolicella and Prosecco in the coming weeks) and now we are getting ready to head to Napa, California for the Wine Industry Financial Symposium that will be held there on September 22 and 23. The theme…

    5 readers - By The Wine Economist

    Bonné, Galloni and Veseth on NPR’s “On Point”

    …Jon Bonné, Antonio Galloni and I will be guests tomorrow morning (11am Eastern time) on the popular WBUR National Public Radio show “On Point.” Our topic is “The State of American Wine.” Click here to visit the WBUR website for the broadcast. Guests Jon Bonné, wine editor for the San Francisco Chronicle and author of “The New California Wine…

    3 readers - By The Wine Economist

    Thinking Global, Drinking Local in Oregon, Italy, Napa & London

    …The Wine Economist World Tour is picking up steam. I’m in Salem, Oregon today speaking to a wine industry group and I will be back home in tomorrow doing a fund-raiser for the World Affairs Council of Tacoma. Valpolicella and Prosecco Sue and I head off to Italy in early September to evaluate some programs that the Valpolicella Corsozio are working…

    By The Wine Economist

    Wine Vision 2014: Focus on the Future of the Global Wine Business

    …The preliminary agenda for Wine Vision 2014 has been announced and I am excited to be included in the list of presenters. The event will be in London from 17-19 November. Click here for more information and to receive updates about the event. You can view videos of Wine Vision 2013 here. Wine Vision is meant to be an opportunity for members…

    By The Wine Economist