Bill Nelson is not just the former president of Wine America, the trade group that represents the United States’ wineries, but a long-time wine industry professional who was making wine in Oregon long before the state was known as a top producer.
As such, he probably knows as much as anyone about what’s going on with the wine business, regional wine, and the increasing popularity of wine. We talked about those subjects, as well as direct shipping and the infamous HR 5034, the proposed legislation to limit the federal government’s role in regulating wine distribution. Nelson’s views on the latter are well worth listening to.
The podcast is about 15 minutes and 14 megabytes. Click here to download or stream the podcast.