Welcome to Episode 1270 in which Steve Raye interviews Deborah Gray, in this installment of Get US Market Ready With Italian Wine People, on the Italian Wine Podcast.

More about today’s guest:

Importer and wine business consultant, importing and distributing fine wines since 1992, utilizing this valuable industry knowledge and expertise to help others with their new businesses through goal oriented consulting and a range of practical services.

Author, with a groundbreaking book entitled How to Import Wine - An Insider's Guide which won Best Professional Wine Book 2011 USA by Gourmand International and second in World Wine Book Winners competition in Paris, France, with entries from 163 countries. The Exporter's Handbook to the U.S. Wine Market, released 2016. Second edition of How to Import Wine released in 2018.

Specialties: Relationship building within the wine industry. Specialized knowledge of the U.S. three tier wine distribution system, and foundations of U.S. wine importing, distribution and sales.

To learn more visit:

linkedin.com/in/deborah-m-gray-4035448

Websites

bluestonewinesolutions.com (Company)

howtoimportwine.com (Portfolio)

deborahgraywine.com (Blog)

More about the host Steve Raye:

Steve Raye of Bevology Inc originally joined our weekly lineup with narrations from his book “How to get US Market Ready” - but everyone just loved him so much, we brought him back with this series of interviews that informs and inspires! Each week he speaks to industry professionals; guests who have gained valuable experience in the Italian wine sector and have insightful tips and stories that can help anyone who wants to learn about getting US Market Ready!

To learn more visit:

Website: www.bevologyinc.com/

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