Episode 762 Steve Raye interviews Dave Parker in this episode of Get US Market Ready With Italian Wine People on the Italian Wine Podcast.
About today’s guest:
David Parker founded Benchmark Wine Group with a history of successful high-tech ventures. With a unique idea, plus wine and tech industry contacts, he succeeded in bridging the gap between high-quality wine producers and well-informed fine wine collectors and connoisseurs. An avid wine collector, David has been involved in the wine industry since 1987 owning commercial vineyards in Geyserville, California and in the Eola Hills of Oregon and is a partner in Parker Family Vineyards, Inc. He is also President of The National Association of Wine Retailers (NAWR).
Benchmark continually acquires the most sought-after wines from
private individuals and professional contacts, focusing on wines from
the best regions, producers, and vintages. Partnerships with companies
like CellarTracker and relationships with a broad range of top collectors,
brokers, and other sources throughout the world give Benchmark
premium access to top wines.
Benchmark has wines at every price point, ranging from well-aged $50
bottles to celebrated and treasured wines well into the five figures. They
can source almost any other wine in the world from ultra-high quality
sources. Notables include the Bremer Ratskeller Rudesheimer
Apostelwein 1727, generally regarded as the oldest drinkable wine in
the world, a case of Domaine Romanee Conti Romanee Conti Vineyard,
generally considered the highest value wine in the world at release,
You can find out more about Dave Parker through his social media and website:
More about the host Steve Raye:
Steve Raye of Bevology Inc originally joined our weekly lineup with narrations from his book “How to get US Market Ready” – but everyone just loved him so much, we brought him back with this series of interviews that informs and inspires! Each week he speaks to industry professionals; guests who have gained valuable experience in the Italian wine sector and have insightful tips and stories that can help anyone who wants to learn about getting US Market Ready!
For more information on the host Steve Raye you can check out his website, Bevology Inc. here: www.bevologyinc.com/
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