Paul Wagner

Balzac Communications & Marketing

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Paul Wagner founded Balzac Communications & Marketing 1991 with clients including the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux, Wente Vineyards, Mendocino Wine Company, Furmint USA, La Rioja Alta A.S., O’Neill Vintners and Distillers, Sogevinus of Portugal and a host of other wine, food, and regional tourism clients.

He has been an instructor for Napa Valley College's Viticulture and Enology department for 22 years.  He has spoken at more than 80 conferences on wine business, communications, wine tourism, public affairs, wine, and wine marketing. He has also authored 2 books and with Rick Kushman of Capital Public Radio, he hosts “Bottle Talk” at weekly conversation about wine.