Welcome to Episode 1574 on Italian Wine Podcast, Masterclass US Wine Market With Juliana Colangelo. Today, she will be interviewing Erni Loosen.
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Erni Loosen is an internationally renowned winemaker and owner of the 200-year-old Dr. Loosen winery in Germany’. Driven by curiosity and belief that great wine should be true to its roots, Erni has established acclaimed winemaking ventures around the globe. Over more than 30 years, he has propelled Dr. Loosen into the upper echelons of German wines, and helped raise the international reputation of the Mosel region, and Riesling in general. Beyond Germany, Erni has made his mark domestically through a winemaking venture in Washington state and, most recently, at Appassionata Estate in Oregon. As the realization of his long-term vision of establishing a world-class European-style winery in Oregon, Appassionata is dedicated to crafting wines of extraordinary ageability that express the true character of the Willamette Valley. In 2023, Erni is thrilled to showcase Oregon’s winemaking potential globally as Appassionata joins La Place de Bordeaux this fall.
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LinkedIn: Ernest Loosen
More about Juliana Colangelo:
Juliana Colangelo is a Vice President at Colangelo & Partners, the leading wine and spirits communications agency in the U.S. Juliana joined Colangelo & Partners in 2013 with previous experience in events, hospitality, and nonprofit development. During her tenure at C&P, Juliana has led the development of the California office, growing the agency’s domestic presence to a dedicated office of 13 people with representation of leading wine companies such as Jackson Family Wines, Far Niente, Charles Krug Winery, Foley Family Wines and more. Juliana has completed her WSET Level 3 and her eMBA in Wine Business with Sonoma State University, allowing her to bring a strategic and sales-oriented approach to communications strategy for the agency. In 2021, Juliana was named one of PR News’ Top Women in PR in the “Rising Stars” category. In 2022 Juliana became a Vinitaly International Academy Italian Wine Ambassador.
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