Navigating Uncertainty

Insights from Wine Business & Research Leaders

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

© 2019 Sonoma State University. All Rights Reserved.

Event Contact

RSVP for Info Session

Wine Business Institute 

Research Summit 2020

Live Virtual Event

07.15.2020  |  9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

The 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.

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

RegistrationEvent Contact

Registration

We look forward to welcoming you to the second Wine Business Institute Research Summit.

$45 Admission

Save Your Seat

Speakers & Topics

Speakers & Topics

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.

Kat Stark, Director of Wine.com Experiences, Wine.com
Robert Eyler, Dean School of Extended and International Education, Professor of Economics and Senior International Officer, Sonoma State University
Steven Cuellar, Professor of Economics, Sonoma State University
Armand Gilinsky, Korbel Professor of Wine Business, Sonoma State University
Terry Hill, Partner, BPM's Advisory Practice
David McCuan, Professor of Political Science, Sonoma State University
Samual Riewe, Adjunct Faculty, Sonoma State University
Damien Wilson, Hamel Family Chair of Wine Business, Sonoma State University
PIerre Costa, Adjunct Faculty of Wine Business, Sonoma State University
Stephen Rannekleiv, Global Sector Strategist Beverages, Rabo AgriFinance

Kat Stark
Director
Wine.com Experiences

Live Stream Tastings

Dr. Robert Eyler
Professor of Economics
Sonoma State University

COVID-19, the Economy in 2020 and 2021: How Can the Economy Rebound? 

Dr. Steven Cuellar
Professor of Economics
Sonoma State University

Pricing in the Digital World 

Dr. David McCuan
Professor of Political Science
Sonoma State University

2020 Politics and Wine: Red, White, 
& the Unknown Amidst a Pandemic 

Terry Hill
Partner
BPM’s Advisory Practice

Managing Cash Flow and Deciding
to Sustain or Chart a New Course 

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

Sustaining the Wine Industry During and After the Pandemic: Go Local? Go Social?  

Pierre Costa
Adjunct Faculty of Wine Business
Sonoma State University

An Altered Landscape for 
Digital Marketing

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

Summit Moderator

Samual Riewe
Adjunct Faculty of Economics
Sonoma State University

The Connoisseurs’ Guide to
Collecting and Analyzing Fine Data

Stephen Rannekleiv
Global Sector Strategist Beverages
Rabo AgriFinance

Rethinking the Route to Consumer

Registration is now closed.

Kat Stark, Director of Wine.com Experiences, Wine.com

Karen Daenen
Director of Research & Consumer Insights
Jackson Family Wines

What Are Consumers Thinking? Free Resources to Navigate the Uncertainty

Samual Riewe, Adjunct Faculty, Sonoma State University

Ray Johnson
Executive Director
Wine Business Institute
Sonoma State University

Speaker BiosSchedule Details

JF Coget
Dean
School of Business and Economics
Sonoma State University

Samual Riewe, Adjunct Faculty, Sonoma State University
Samual Riewe, Adjunct Faculty, Sonoma State University

Jill Jelacich
General Manager - Pacific
Rabo AgriFinance

Samual Riewe, Adjunct Faculty, Sonoma State University

Karen Moranski
Interim Provost, 
Vice President for Academic Affairs, 
& Chief Academic Officer
Sonoma State University

Download Program