Welcome to Episode 1638, This episode is part of the ITA track series from the wine2wine Business Forum 2023. Today’s guest is Giulio Iazzetta on behalf of ICE, the Italian Trade Agency.
In collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency (ICE), a number of market focus sessions will be broadcast in a podcast series on the Italian Wine Podcast, a media partner of the wine2wine Business Forum.
wine2wine Business Forum is an international wine business event, held annually in Verona, Italy since 2014. The event is a key reference point for wine producers and a diverse variety of wine professionals gather to develop and expand their wine business worldwide.
More about today’s guest:
Giulio Iazzetta is a graduate of the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Piedmont, has an MSc in Wine and Spirits Management, and an MBA in Wine Marketing and Management from the INSEEC Business School in Bordeaux, where he gained his first experience of Vietnam during an internship in Ho Chi Minh City. He has been based in Vietnam since 2019 and is currently Deputy HO.RE.CA. Director for WineCellar, where his main clients include luxury hotels and fine dining restaurants.
Vietnam represents one of the fastest growing economies in South East Asia and is an attractive market for wine and food related businesses. This session will introduce the current wine market situation in the country and why certain brands succeed compared to others in the HORECA channel. We will talk about the main players in the industry, consumer trends, price point and market share in the different channels of distribution together with the projects and activities organized by ITA office for sharing Italian wine and food culture.
The objective is to provide a deeper understanding of the current status of the wine sector in Vietnam, with a specific focus on Italian wine and the possibilities for the future.
More about the moderator Stevie Kim:
Stevie hosts Clubhouse sessions each week (visit Italian Wine Club & Wine Business on Clubhouse), these recorded sessions are then released on the podcast to immortalize them! She often also joins Professor Scienza in his shows to lend a hand keeping our Professor in check! You can also find her taking a hit for the team when she goes “On the Road”, all over the Italian countryside, visiting wineries and interviewing producers, enjoying their best food and wine – all in the name of bringing us great Pods!
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