A Wine Business Institute Research Summit

Wine Business Institute
School of Business and Economics at Sonoma State University
707.664.3347  |  winebiz@sonoma.edu  |  sbe.sonoma.edu/winebiz

1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park, CA, 94928

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The Shifting Landscape

in the Wine Industry

Schedule at a Glance

07.10.2019  |  8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Wine Spectator Learning Center

1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park, CA

The Shifting Landscape in the Wine Industry, a Wine Business Institute Research Summit, is a gathering of academics, scholars, and wine industry professionals devoted to the sharing of research on the economic, social, and management issues affecting the wine sector.

8:30 a.m.      Coffee & Networking

9:00 a.m.       Welcome

                        Emergency Preparedness

                        Mitigating Risk Associated with Catastrophic Events

                        Break (15 Minutes)

                        Wine Preferences of the "Z" Generation

                        Reading the Tea Leaves of Consumer Data

                        Market Insights from Rabo AgriFinance

                        Political and Economic Climate

12:15 p.m.    Networking Lunch

1:15 p.m.       Close

Emily Porter
Operations Manager, Wine Business Institute
School of Business and Economics, Sonoma State University
707.664.3347  |  Porter@sonoma.edu

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We look forward to welcoming you to the first Wine Business Institute Research Summit 
at the Wine Spectator Learning Center.

Wine Spectator Learning Center
Hotel & Directions

Hotel & Directions

Hotel

We have requested a block of rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at a discounted rate of $158 per night for a standard king or double queen room from Sunday, July 7, 2019 through Thursday, July 11, 2019. Rooms at this price are subject to availability on a first-come basis. We will try to extend the number of rooms available at this price, if available.

** Please ensure you have breakfast at your hotel before you leave. Breakfast will not be served on campus.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country
One Doubletree Drive, Rohnert Park, California, 94928
TEL: +1 (707) 584-5466

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Airport

Two Options:

  • Fly directly to Sonoma County Airport (STS). Then, take a Lyft, Uber, or Taxi to the Doubletree Hotel in Rohnert Park, CA.
  • Fly into San Francisco Airport (SFO). Then, take a shuttle; we recommend the Sonoma County Airport Express, which will take you directly to the Doubletree Hotel. OR, rent a car at the airport and drive 1.5 hours to the Doubletree Hotel.


Ground Transportation

You can take an Uber of Lyft from the Doubletree Hotel to the Sonoma State University campus. Local taxis are also available:

However, should you want to do some touring before or after the conference, feel free to rent a car at the Sonoma County Airport.

Speakers

Speakers

The Wine Business Institute (WBI) is an education and research institute of the School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU). SSU is the first U.S. institution of higher learning to offer undergraduate, Professional MBA, and Executive MBA degrees specializing in the business of wine. In 2018, the WBI opened the doors to its new home, the Wine Spectator Learning Center, a 15,000-square-foot education complex dedicated to training the next generation of leaders for a changing global wine industry. With its unique location in California wine country, expert faculty, and deep relationships in the world of wine, WBI attracts current and future professionals from California and around the world. 

Thank you to our sponsor.

Blake Chauvin First VP Alliant Insurance
Robert Eyler Dean School of Extended and International Education
Brian Clements Vice President and Partner Turrentine Brokerage
Armand Gilinsky Korbel Professor of Wine Business
David McCuan Professor of Political Science
Stephen Rannekleiv Global Sector Strategist RaboResearch
Liz Thach Distinguished Professor of Wine Sonoma State University
Damien Wilson Hamel Family Chair of Wine Business Sonoma State University
Joel Miller Adjunct Faculty Sonoma State University
Samual Riewe Adjunct Faculty Sonoma State University

Blake Chauvin
First VP, Alliant Insurance 

Dr. Robert Eyler
Professor of Economics
Dean of the School of Extended & International Education
Sonoma State University

Brian Clements
Vice President and Partner
Turrentine Brokerage

Stephen Rannekleiv
Global Sector Strategist - Beverages
RaboResearch

Dr. David McCuan
Professor of Political Science
Sonoma State University

Dr. Armand Gilinsky, Jr.
Korbel Professor of Wine Business
Sonoma State University 

Joel Miller
Adjunct Faculty of Business
Sonoma State University

Dr. Damien Wilson
Hamel Family Chair of Wine Business
Sonoma State University

Dr. Liz Thach, MW
Distinguished Professor of Wine
Sonoma State University 

Samual Riewe
Adjunct Faculty of Economics
Sonoma State University

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