Review of the Industry 2009 -- Outlook and Trends
What WBM Top 30 Winery Executives are Saying
by Cyril Penn
Feb 2010 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
“Two thousand and nine was a disappointment,”Jay Shoemaker, chief executive of The Coppola Companies, said. “That pretty much sums it up. We all suffered from the U.S. economy unless we were selling very cheap stuff, and we are waiting to see if things get better, particularly in the premium segments. We hope the U.S. consumer goes shopping again and goes out to dinner some more.” “From October of last year until June of this year was probably one of the wor...
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