Episode 840 Steve Raye interviews Steve Melchiskey in this installment of Get US Market Ready With Italian Wine People on the Italian Wine Podcast.
About today’s guest:
In 1996, Steve Melchiskey founded USA Wine West, LLC, a U.S. Import Company providing import services for wineries and distilleries from over 20 countries. He remains its President after the company was acquired by industry-leading MHW, Ltd in 2021. He began his foray into the business of wine while working the grape harvest in the Rhinegau region of Germany in 1976. Since then, he has worked in vineyards and wineries in California, Hungary, France and New York. His work experience extends to virtually every level of the wine industry, as a retail wine buyer and bottle duster, a wholesale/import operations manager, a wholesale sales representative in San Francisco Bay Area for six years, and in winery sales and marketing. Steve is also a licensed attorney and specializes in wine law, assisting wineries, retailers and importers in their contractual, regulatory and licensing issues.
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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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