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CWRU Entrepreneurship Speaker Series: Courtney Kingston, founder of Kingston Family Vineyards

Join the Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship for a Case Western Reserve University Entrepreneurship Speaker Series roundtable discussion with Courtney Kingston, founder of Kingston Family Vineyards, Aug. 18 at 1 p.m. via Zoom.

She will discuss her career journey from getting her MBA at Stanford University to founding a vineyard, family entrepreneurship, and how COVID-19 has impacted the winemaking business.

Kingston wrote the business plan to plant pinot noir on her family’s farmland in the hills of Casablanca while in graduate school at Stanford. Today, Kingston Family Vineyards has been recognized as “among the best wineries in Chile,” with their wines being featured on lists at top restaurants. Kingston manages the importing, sales and marketing for the business.

Jack Petito, who is pursuing a BS in finance and accounting, will facilitate the discussion.

Register for the discussion through CampusGroups.

This roundtable and future roundtables will be broadcast through Facebook Live on the CWRU Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship’s Facebook page.