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Sink or Swim: Tales of Successful Beverage Entrepreneurship

  • The LINE Hotel 3515 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90010 United States (map)


The LINE Hotel, Shatto A


Beverage companies all start in the same place – someone’s head. A few folks are crazy enough to try and bring an idea of life, and even fewer see their idea live to victory. The biggest success stories are still fraught with challenges, tragedies, roadblocks, and near-misses. This session puts it all on the table. Hear real, unromantic tales of beverage industry success from people that put everything on the line to make their dream reality. Learn about partnership strategy, product launching, how to plan, and how to execute.


  • Alice Cheng,Culinary Agents  (Moderator)
  • Bobby Stuckey, Frasca Food and Wine | Pizzeria Locale | Scarpetta Wine Company
  • Jordan Salcito, RAMONA
  • Baron Ziegler, Banshee Wines, AVERÆN Wines, Valkyrie Selections
  • Daniel Singer, Filthy Food
Later Event: August 21
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