Markets in Motion: Insuring Wineries

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The wine industry is a large and diverse market, and it just keeps growing. The U.S. is currently the largest wine maker in the world and new wineries are cropping up all the time., according to Debra Costa, vice president of Heffernan Insurance Brokers which specializes in this niche. In this episode of Markets in Motion, Costa and St. Helena, calif-based Duckhorn Winery president and CEO Alex Ryan discuss how the winery business operates, as well as what is expected from an insurance agent in making sure everything the winery does is covered.

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  • October 24, 2012 at 6:41 pm
    Elizabeth Bishop says:

    Great overview of how you partner with your winery clients and understand their specific needs. Nice job! Great to have the trust and partnership with Alex and his amazing team at Duckhorn.

  • October 24, 2012 at 9:01 pm
    Ann Basco says:

    Thanks so much Insurance Journal, MyNewMarkets, and Duckhorn! Great video!

  • October 26, 2012 at 6:03 pm
    Ron Keats says:

    A+ report. Kudos to the agent and the companies that support her. This is what doing insurance right as an agent and professional is all about. No price can take that business away. Nice job.

  • October 29, 2012 at 11:19 pm
    sean says:

    Wrong information presented. The US is not the largest producer of wine. Italy is and is closely followed by France.

  • October 30, 2012 at 7:53 am
    Miguel Angel says:

    This is a great opportunity for insurers, no doubt

  • November 3, 2012 at 12:28 am
    Gary Vorce says:

    Debra Costa has been our broker for 10 years at Tony’s Fine Foods and she has done a great job for us. I recommend Debra and team Heffernan to everyone.

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