Wine in the Time of Plague and War

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Like every other sector, the wine industry is struggling to come to terms with COVID-19, but this is not the first major challenge it has faced over the centuries. How have wine producers and sellers fared during previous plagues and wars. We hear from respected historians Rod Phillips, author of “Wine: A Social and Cultural History of the Drink that Changed Our Lives” and Financial Times contributor and historian, Giles MacDonogh.

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Polly Hammond

Polly Hammond is the Founder and CEO of 5forests, which means every buck stops with her. As the public face of 5forests, she splits her time between Barcelona, Auckland, and California, consulting, writing, and speaking about the trends that impact today’s lifestyle businesses.