Successful wine businesses focus on more than sustainability
alone. Today’s customers and investors are increasingly demanding
transparency, good stewardship, and responsible
governance. Luckily, “Better for we” can also mean “Better
This session will explore triple bottom line (people, profit,
planet) opportunities which create value for wine businesses and
their stakeholders and customers. It is time to meet the
moment where green is not only in the vineyard; it’s in the bank.
The landscape for talent acquisition and retention has certainly
shifted since we convened this popular panel in 2020.
External factors have changed the way people work, where
people work and what they expect in compensation.
Who is in the driver seat today may not be in the year ahead;
will it be the talent, or will it be the employer? This
question looms over the entire enterprise, from the vineyard
through the cellar, into the office and tasting room and out into
sales and distribution.
Global and local supply chain disruptions continue to be a
challenge for large and small wine businesses alike.
This panel will analyze today’s supply chain issues and look at
near and long-term solutions for taking control. Shifts in
labor, materials, consumer behavior and new threats like
cyberattacks are demanding we re-think models and assumptions.
Learn how to adapt your operations and continue to innovate
around today’s challenges.
*Session receives 1.5 Hours of Certified Crop Adviser CEU’s for
Global Supply Demand Forecasts
From field to table, change has never been faster across all
parts of the wine industry. Regardless of if you’re a boutique
winery, grape grower, a big vertically integrated multi-channel
wine brand, or part of related industry services, we all have to
adapt and grow to meet this moment in a highly fluid marketplace
with increased risks.
Our panel will explore their different, ongoing journeys from
assessing and managing risks, to rolling up their sleeves to
pivot quickly, reinventing their plans and business models.
Growers remain highly vulnerable to economic losses due to wildfire smoke events, but researchers are actively working to understand how and when quality losses occur in winegrapes and deliver practical solutions to prevent or mitigate smoke damage.
This session will explore the latest research findings on wildfire smoke and the best available tools to manage smoke related risks.
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