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  • One Million Views at the Wine Economist

    … . Today I feel a little like Dr. Evil in the Austin Powers film (see the video clip above). One Million! Is that a ridiculously large number? Or is it laughably small? I guess it depends on the context. This thought is provoked by the fact that WordPress, the company that hosts this blog, tells me that today The Wine Economist received its One…

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  • Listen Up! Extreme Wine and Wine Wars Now Available as Audio Books

    …My latest book Extreme Wine is now available in audio book format, which means you can add it to your playlist along with Wine Wars, which had its audio book debut last year. Click on a book cover image or one of the links above to go to the Amazon.com page for the audio books, where you can listen to an excerpt from chapter 1. Many people who have…

    5 readers - Mike Veseth/ The Wine Economist
  • 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…

    6 readers - Mike Veseth/ 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 - Mike Veseth/ 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…

    Mike Veseth/ The Wine Economist