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Starting A Wine Import Business Wtih Jay Youmans MW - In Person Or Online

Wed, June 26, 2024 (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)

Capital Wine School
5207 Wisconsin Ave NW, Ste. 7
Washington, DC 20015
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Cost: $495.00

This 4-class course will meet in person and online on Zoom on the following Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm – 8:30pm: June 26, July 10, 17 & 24.

We will cover the following topics:

  • Where to start
  • The business plan
  • Licensing and permits
  • Building the portfolio
  • Getting the wine into the USA
  • Warehousing and storage
  • Finding the right distributor
  • Working with the distributor
  • Self-distribution
  • Direct to consumer
  • Marketing
  • Promotions
  • Measuring success
  • Current trends

Class sessions will be recorded for those registered particpants who cannot attend in person/live. Additonal logistical information (directions, parking, etc.) will be sent to registered particpants a day or two before the first session, and the Zoom link will be sent the day of the first session.

Although participants do not need to commit to attending any given class in person or online, please feel free to email us at info@capitalwineschool.com after registering to let us know whether you anticipate joining us in person or virtually for class #1 on June 26.


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