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Wine Industry Financial Symposium Session Previews
by Press Release
September 18, 2019

The Wine Industry Financial Symposium, the premier event covering the financial, business and strategic issues of the wine industry set for Tuesday, October 1 and Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at the CIA at Copia, Napa, California. Last year the event drew more than 250 wine industry executives and leaders. Join them: Registration for the symposium is open and tickets are still available at

The Changing Distribution and Sales System
Phil Markert director of liquor for Albersons, Vons and Pavilions will discuss what the consolidation of national distributors means for retailers across the nation and how this will affect wineries and wine brands selling through those national grocery markets. As a director of liquor for a major chain, Markert will also discuss Safeway’s wine buying practices as well as consumer buying trends he’s witnessing in his stores.

About the Financial Symposium
New in 2019 - Wine Industry Financial Symposium attendees have access to content at the Wine Industry Technology Symposium taking place at Copia on October 1. Get your tickets to the financial symposium here and check out the technology symposium content.

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