How to Launch Your Wine Career: Dream Jobs in America's Hottest Industry

by Liz Thach, Brian D'Emilio

Board and Bench Publishing | September 1, 2009 | Trade Paperback

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Written by successful and respected industry professionals, How to Launch Your Wine Career gives practical, real-world advice on how to land, develop, and succeed in a career in wine making and production, vineyard management, marketing and sales, public relations, writing, education, winery management and administration, direct-to-consumer sales, and more. Featuring interviews with some of wine's most prominent figures—including winemaker Heidi Barrett and wine writer James Laube of Wine Spectator—the book builds a career from the ground up, explaining job descriptions, educational and skill requirements, the career ladder, how to get started, and job hunting strategies. Each chapter ends with a helpful resource guide of available conferences, books, and websites. The appendix provides a detailed action plan worksheet to help the prospective applicant plan, plot progress, and nail that killer wine industry job.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 354 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 in

Published: September 1, 2009

Publisher: Board and Bench Publishing

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1934259063

ISBN - 13: 9781934259061

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How to Launch Your Wine Career: Dream Jobs in America's Hottest Industry

How to Launch Your Wine Career: Dream Jobs in America's Hottest Industry

by Liz Thach, Brian D'Emilio

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 354 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 in

Published: September 1, 2009

Publisher: Board and Bench Publishing

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1934259063

ISBN - 13: 9781934259061

From the Publisher

Written by successful and respected industry professionals, How to Launch Your Wine Career gives practical, real-world advice on how to land, develop, and succeed in a career in wine making and production, vineyard management, marketing and sales, public relations, writing, education, winery management and administration, direct-to-consumer sales, and more. Featuring interviews with some of wine's most prominent figures—including winemaker Heidi Barrett and wine writer James Laube of Wine Spectator—the book builds a career from the ground up, explaining job descriptions, educational and skill requirements, the career ladder, how to get started, and job hunting strategies. Each chapter ends with a helpful resource guide of available conferences, books, and websites. The appendix provides a detailed action plan worksheet to help the prospective applicant plan, plot progress, and nail that killer wine industry job.

About the Author

Liz Thach, PhD, is a management and wine business professor at Sonoma State University in the Wine Business Institute where she teaches undergraduate and wine MBA programs. She is an award-winning author who has published more than 100 articles and five wine textbooks, including Wine: A Global Business and Wine Marketing & Sales and she obtained the distinction of Master of Wine in 2011. Brian D’Emilio is the director of sales capability at Treasury Wine Estates. Michael Mondavi is a winemaker and the son of Robert Mondavi.