Founder & Sommelier at Africa Wine Club
Kodjo is a Certified Italian Wine Professional and Vinitaly International Academy Italian Wine Ambassador. He is the first person of African descent to qualify as an Italian Wine Ambassador. Kodjo is the founder and sommelier at Africa Wine Club – which seeks to bring club members together to explore wine, food, culture, and business across the continent of Africa. Kodjo has also led travel groups to explore the joys of Italian food and wine on guided tours in places like Milan, Bologna, Umbria, Venice, Verona, and the Valpolicella. Kodjo holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management, an MS degree in Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago, and BS in Physics from Hampton University.
Instagram: @winekodjo and @africawineclub
"Italian Wine in Africa.
Possibilities, Opportunities, and Insights on how to Approach the Market"
Africa is a great market for Italian Wines because of its variety and diverse cultures and cuisines. In this session, we will explore the growing market for Italian wines in Africa, the different segments of the market and the opportunities to tell the story of the native grapes of Italy.