Top wine business analyst Jon Moramarco to speak at July 29 industry conference
How the wine industry is working through grape-price fluctuation, economic turbulence and COVID-19 pandemic will be the focus of North Bay Business Journal’s 20th annual Wine Industry Conference, a July 29 virtual event being held free to the public.
Jon Moramarco will provide insight into the wine industry and its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown, as well the latest on pricing and changing consumer trends. He is managing partner of BW166 LLC as well as editor and partner in Gomberg, Fredikson & Associates.
Also, the “State of the Industry” will be the topic of a panel discussion led by Lee Ann Pearce, manager Food and Agribusiness advisors, Wells Fargo Commercial Banking and Mario Zepponi, principal of Zepponi & Company.
The virtual, free-to-the-public event will also include a focus on the future of the economy from Sarah House, senior economist Wells Fargo Bank.
Register for the free public event at nbbj.news/wine20. The conference will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
The event is underwritten by Farella Braun+Martel LLP, Moss Adams, Wells Fargo and Zepponi & Company.
Major sponsors are American Ag Credit, BPM, Bank of Marin, Carle Mackie Power & Ross LLP, Dickenson Peatman & Fogarty, Exchange Bank, Napa Valley Vintners, G3, Ghilotti Construction Company, Nordby Construction, Pisenti & Brinker, Rabo AgriFinance, Sonoma County Vintners, Spirited Magazine, Western Health Advantage, the Wine Industry Network and Wright Contracting.
Corporate sponsors are DH Wine Compliance, Interwest Insurance and Mechanics Bank.