Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Social Sciences, University Carlos III of Madrid; CES Visiting Scholar 2016-2017, Harvard University
November 13, 2020
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Join CES for this new monthly series which is inspired by the Center’s long tradition of bringing the community together for lunch on Fridays. The series will aim to explore a diverse array of topics relative to food – from European food culture to food’s environmental, social, security and public policy implications and impacts.
Today, quality wines are produced throughout the globe. At the same time, consumers struggle to find reliable methods to differentiate wine quality. Why, then, do French producers have a singular dominance on the premium wine market?
In this presentation, Betsy Carter will argue that the continued dominance of French wines in the quality wine market is a direct result of the political organization of French producers.