Dec 2, 2017
Some in the U.S. wine industry say cannabis legalization will create a war between wine& weed for limited resources & consumer interest. But George Christie, from the Wine Industry Network (the leading business resource for the wine industry), thinks collaboration could lead to great things for both parties. After you hear his ideas, you may just agree.
Here are the show notes:
1. We discuss how George acquired expertise on this topic, through a hugely successful "Wine and Weed Symposium" (http://wine-weed.com) that brought wine producers and cannabis professionals together in a room in the North Coast of California.
2. We talk about the wine press and its portrayal of "Cannabis Cannibalization" -- meaning the weed industry is taking essential resources from the wine industry like water, land, and especially labor. We parse what's true and what's not.
3. We talk about the overlap between the wine and weed industries -- the differences, and why wine and weed are being linked rather than beer and weed or cigarettes and weed. We cover:
4. We'll hypothesize about some things for the future:
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