Wine journalist and founder of LA COM LLC - P.R. and Marketing Wine Agency and The Italian Wine Girl
Laura Donadoni is an Italian wine journalist and blogger, based in San Diego. 4 years ago, in that same city, she founded The Italian Wine Girl blog and La Com Wine Agency, a licensed wine importing company and strategic P.R. and Communications firm focused on the wine industry.
She is a certified Sommelier with merit, with both the North American Sommelier Association and the World Sommelier Association, a Wset level 3 advanced Sommelier and one of the few Vinitaly International Italian Wine Ambassadors in the world. She is also and a certified Wine Educator, an Italian and Spanish Wine Specialist, an official wine judge for the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition and many others international wine competitions in the U.S., a member of the Los Angeles Wine Writers Association and the Director of the Wine Education Program at the Pacific National Food and Beverage Museum in L.A.
"#metoo in the wine business, what happened and what can we do to change the sexist culture online and at work."
Listen, believe, action! The time is now. In this session, Laura & Tatiana will address sexist culture in the wine industry across the USA and the UK and why the current status quo is not sustainable. She will examine aspects of social media, freelancers and mentoring and what steps the industry can take to offer support and solutions.