Liz Thach MW

Liz Thach MW

Date an MW: 2011
Based in: USA

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Biography

Dr. Liz Thach is the Distinguished Professor of Wine and a Professor of Management at Sonoma State University in the Wine Business Institute where she teaches in both the undergraduate and Wine MBA programmes. In addition, she has 10 years of executive and management level experience at Fortune 500 companies and has done consulting and research projects for more than 30 different wineries. Liz's passion is wine, and she has visited most of the major wine regions of the world and more than 25 countries. In addition, she has published over 120 articles and eight wine books, including Wine - A Global Business and Wine Marketing & Sales. A fifth generation Californian, Liz finished her Ph.D. at Texas A&M and now lives on Sonoma Mountain, where she tends a small hobby vineyard and makes pinot noir wine. She also works as a wine judge in various competitions, and has served on many non-profit wine boards.