Editor and Author at The Wine Economist newsletter (WineEconomist.com)
Mike Veseth (pronounced Vee-seth) is Editor of “The Wine Economist” newsletter (WineEconomist.com) and author of more than a dozen books including:”Wine Wars” (2011), “Extreme Wine” (2013), “Money, Taste & Wine: It’s Complicated!” (2015), and “Around the World in Eighty Wines” (2018). He is a sought-after speaker at wine industry meetings both in the United States and around the world. Veseth’s writings on wine and globalization have been widely praised. “Globaloney” was selected as a Best Business Book of 2005. “Wine Wars” was named a Best Wine Book of 2011. “The Wine Economist” was named Best Wine Blog by Gourmand International in 2015. “Money, Taste, and Wine: It’s Complicated!” received the 2016 Gourmand International award for Best Wine Writing. A noted educator, Veseth is Professor Emeritus of International Political Economy at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. In 2010 he was named Washington Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. Veseth received the Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Puget Sound and the Master’s and Ph.D degrees in Economics from Purdue University.
"The Dollar Dilemma: Wine, Exchange Rates, and Post-COVID Globalization"
One unexpected impact of the Covid pandemic has been a dramatic decline in the U.S. Dollar’s foreign exchange value. Why did this happen? How does it affect the global wine sector? And what are the implications for wine in the future?