Kate Dingwall is a wine and spirits writer and a WSET-trained sommelier. She’s a regular contributor at Forbes.com, and her work is regularly featured in MAXIM Magazine, Toronto Life, Liquor.com, The Spruce, Elle Canada, and Wine Enthusiast. In the past, her wine and spirits writing has been published in The Bourbon Review, Eater, Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants, Foodism, VinePair, DuJour Magazine, and Culture Trip. She’s a former editor of FLARE Magazine.
Outside of writing, she completed her Masters of Brand Management with a focus on the fine wine industry and has acted as a marketing consultant for a number of spirits and hospitality brands in New York City.
How Technology is Evolving and Disrupting the Wine World
The wine world has been notoriously slow at embracing technology, particularly e-commerce. But with drinkers stuck at home over the course of 2020, the industry has been forced to get digital.
Over this talk, kate will discuss how the digital world is changing the industry, from investing to e-commerce to virtual tastings, and speak to the downsides and upsides of technology infiltrating the wine world.