Photos from our Book Launch Party for Slow Wine Guide 2024!
Hear more about Slow Wine Guide 2024 with Pam on The Wine Makers podcast (Dec. 22, 2023).
Managing Editor and Writer for US wine guide published by the Slow Food movement covering 400 U.S. eco-friendly wineries.
(Buy it on this Slow Food website link to support us)
• Slow Wine Guide 2023
• Slow Wine Guide 2022
• Slow Wine Guide 2021
• Slow Wine Guide 2020
2023 News About the Book
GUEST LECTURER, 2023
Cabrillo Community College, May 2023
What's In My Wine: The 2000 Year Long Search for Transparency
MBA PROGRAM GUEST LECTURES, 2022
In Jan. 2022, Pam gave two lectures at Sonoma State University (as part of the short course for international and California wine business MBA students on sustainabilty). One lecture was a case study on Bordeaux's approach to sustainability (she attended the 12th annual Environment Forum as a guest of CIVB in December 2021) and another was on emerging sustainable finance and ESG's financial impact on the wine industry in the US. (The French case study is also a (forthcoming) article for WineBusiness.com.)
She also participated in a forum for U.C. Davis's OIV Wine Marketing Class.
• PANEL CONVENER AND MODERATOR
———Green Wine Future Panel 2021
Brought together leading voices in the newly emerging ESG field including Treasury Wine Estates CFO Matt Young; Vintage Wine Estates President Terry Wheeler; Elisa Turner, ESG consultant; and ESG expert Ela Askinazi, Bank of the West
———Wine Industry Technology Symposium (WITS) (Wine Business) 2019
Data Driven Wine Marketing (see accompanying article here) panel included Janie Brooks (Brooks Wine, Oregon), Anthony Harvell (Chris Hill, Texas), Trevor J. Terrill (JaM Cellars, Napa)
———Women of the Vine & Spirits Double Digit Growth: What Are Organic and Biodynamic Wines? And What’s Driving the Sector’s Expanding Sales? 2018
International online panel with women CEOs from Montinore and Domaine Bousquet, Bob Blue of Bonterra, international organic expert Monty Waldin
———Sonoma State Wine Business Program
Sustainability Short Course (seminar for US and international students)
———U.C. Davis OIV Wine Marketing Program
Organic and Biodynamic Wines and Why They Matter
———2018 International Biodynamic Wine Conference
Moderated panel on marketing biodynamic wines with leading experts as panelists
GREEN WINE FUTURE CONFERENCE, 2021
Pam organized and moderated a panel for WBM's annual wine technology conference held in Napa and appeared as a panelist in the 2021 Future of Wine conference.
Her story for Wine Business Monthly on sustainable finance and sustainability linked loans in the wine industry appeared in the May 2022 issue. As a followup, she also organized and moderated the first global panel on ESG and wine for the international Green Wine Future conference.
"I just wanted to extend my thanks...for your presentation on organics and biodynamics. The depth of information presented was astounding."
-Damien Wilson, Hamel Family Faculty Chair of Wine Business, Sonoma State University, Wine Business Institute
"You contributed a lot...and I'm still getting mileage from your story uncovering the origins of our sulfites regulation!"
-Christian Miller, Full Glass Research, Instructor
U.C. Davis OIV Wine Marketing Program
"You kept the session lively, relevant and informative. Here's to convincing more people to live without toxic chemicals."
-Theresa Sanchez, MBA, Instructor, U.C. Davis OIV Wine Marketing Program
Keynote speakers included David Montgomery and Anne Biklé (authors of The Hidden Half of Nature), Napa vintner Jean-Charles Boisset and international biodynamic wine expert Monty Waldin from Tuscany.
Panelists included Emiliana CEO Cristian Rodriguez, Jean-Michel Comme (Chateau Pontet-Canet), Jason Haas (Tablas Creek), Bob Lindquist (Lindquist Family Vineyards), Philippe Coderey (vineyard consultant), Gwen Wilson (Wine.com), Bree Boskov (MW), noted somms and international distributors, and many more.