Welcome to episode 878 in which host Polly Hammond interviews Pauline Vicard in this episode of Uncorked
Today we sit down with Pauline Vicard in her first interview since the publication of “Fine Wine and The Restaurants” — a deep dive into the impact of the past two years in the on trade. This report is the culmination of many months worth of research and interviews spanning the globe, including practical, usable data from six major markets. If the future of fine wine matters to your business, this is a not-to-be-missed episode.
About today’s guest:
Pauline Vicard is Co-founder and Executive Director, ARENI Global
Born and raised into a winemaking family in Burgundy, Pauline has been working in the wine sector for the last 15 years both in Europe and Internationally, in the market research department of the Burgundy wine office and the French Embassy, before creating her own corporate wine events and education company in Lille, France. She moved to London in 2015 to spearhead the Wine Library of the unique and acclaimed Clerkenwell London, a multi-space design destination, before developing the concept of Fine Minds 4 Fine Wines with Nicole Rolet that led to the creation of ARENI Global.
Pauline now directs all ARENI’s activities, when she is not studying for the Master of Wine exam or playing ultimate frisbee.