Grape-A-Hol: How Big Business is Subverting Artisan Winemaking and the Future of Fine Wine. by Michael Spratt & Mark Feldman - Dog Ear Publishing
About the authors
MICHAEL F. SPRATT, Ph.D. is a founder and owner of Destiny Bay Vineyards. He currently serves as President of the Waiheke Winegrowers Association, is a Director of New Zealand Winegrowers, and a founding member of The Specialist Winegrowers of New Zealand.
Prior to launching Destiny Bay in 2000, he was a partner in mergers & acquisitions consulting for PricewaterhouseCoopers in their San Francisco office. In addition to his 20 year career as an international management consultant, he spent nearly a decade in production and business management in the micro-electronics industry in Silicon Valley. Michael holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley. He has written a number of articles on wine industry issues in New Zealand.
MARK L. FELDMAN, Ph.D. is the CEO of Destiny Bay Wine Imports. Mark has been instrumental in the marketing and branding of Destiny Bay Vineyards since its founding in 2000. His experience as the U.S. importer and distributor of New Zealand's highest rated artisan wine has made his presentations on luxury branding a featured attraction at private tasting events
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