The Wine Economist, Washington
Mike Veseth (pronounced VEE-seth) is editor of The Wine Economist
newsletter (WineEconomist.com) and author of more than a dozen
books including Wine Wars (2011), Extreme Wine (2013), Money,
Taste & Wine: It’s Complicated! (2015), and Around the World in
Eighty Wines (2018). He is a sought-after speaker at wine
industry meetings both in the United States and around the
Veseth’s writings on wine and globalization have been widely praised. Globaloney was selected as a Best Business Book of 2005. Wine Wars was named a Best Wine Book of 2011. The Wine Economist was named Best Wine Blog by Gourmand International in 2015. Money, Taste, and Wine: It’s Complicated received the 2016 Gourmand International award for Best Wine Writing.
A noted educator, Veseth is professor emeritus of International Political Economy at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. In 2010 he was named Washington Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.
Veseth received the Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Puget Sound and the Master’s and Ph.D degrees in Economics from Purdue University.