The world of wine is not just complex, it can be baffling and difficult to enter. There are many and diverse barriers to entry – recent weeks have shown just how high those barriers remain. Given this, how can we share knowledge and the access to the people, places and wines needed to build a career?
Two leading voices discuss curiosity and sense of responsibility when it comes to how we communicate around the complex topic of wine. Does language provide or hinder access to wine information? How does it relate to the assessment of wine and to regionalism, fundamental to traditional wine producing areas? Should there be a universal language in wine?
Acclaimed journalist Elaine Chukan Brown meets living icons Bill and Will Harlan, for an exclusive and intimate discussion on succession, to hear father and son discuss their changing relationship through Harlan Estate’s and Promontory’s milestones. As Will prepares to take over from his dad, they share with us the next steps of their 200-year plan.
What is the current state of the relationship between the US and the EU? Can the rising tensions between the two friends be resolved or will the European Union need to plot a future where America is less relevant to its security? And how will these partners deal with the rise of China? How will that impact the Fine Wine trade?
With Erin Gore and Karli Warner, founders of The Garden Society, we explore the growing world of Cannabis. As we explore their strong ethos – to become the most positive and trusted cannabis brand for women, turning down the daily chaos and turning up the joy – we draw many parallel between their world and the Fine Wine Ecosystem, discussing millennials, language, terroir & provenance, and responsibility.
With Shanika Hillocks, food & wine digital strategist, published writer and active speaker, we talk digital strategy, influencer marketing and brand engagement. As we re-assess the weight of words and the power of pictures in a deeply shaken and polarised world, we also explore good practices for Fine Wine estates and brands.
A conversation to assess the best way for Fine Wine actors to cut through the online noise, build meaningful relationships with trade and consumers and embrace their responsibilities.
With Xavier Rolet KBE, former CEO of the London Stock Exchange and 2017 Harvard Business Review 100 Best CEOs in the World, we take a bird’s eye view and explore the current situation’s global picture.
A conversation to understand how the changing worlds of finance, tech and international governance is and will impact both big and small players of the Fine Wine world.