Strategic Winery Tourism and Management: Building Competitive Winery Tourism and Winery Management Strategy presents cutting-edge knowledge and research related to strategic winery tourism and winery management. It highlights the major theories on strategic winery tourism and winery management and encompasses a variety of topics ranging from strategic winery tourism development to winery tasting room management.
With chapters written by academic researchers and winery industry professionals, the purpose of the book is to explore the theoretical foundations of winery tourism and winery management. Importantly, the book taps into the following topics:
- Examining the impact of winery tourism on local, regional, and national economies
- Understanding product development and marketing for wineries as tourism entities
- Examining the role of special events to promote wineries, such as wine festivals and wine education programs
- Understanding key managerial issues on winery tasting room management
- Exploring winery revenue management
- Understanding the key theories of winery service quality management
- Understanding winery brand management
- Understanding the key concepts of financial management on winery management
There have been a few books dealing with winery tourism and management in spite of the significance of the topic. The editor of the book merges winery tourism with winery management. Importantly, some topics such as winery revenue management and winery tasting room management included in the book are critical in managing a winery.
This is a must-have book for students majoring in culinary and hospitality and tourism management as well as for winery industry professionals such as winery general managers and owners.
The Gourmand Awards jury has announced that Strategic Winery Tourism and Management is the national book winner in its category: Best Wine Book Professionals. "This academic book structures clearly the concepts and practice of wine tourism, studying all aspects in a very broad overview. It is useful for planning and action," says Edouard Cointreau, President of the Jury, Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.
The book will now compete in its category against winners from other countries for the Best in the World. The results will be announced on May 27 & 28, 2017 at the annual Gourmand Awards Ceremony.
Table of Contents
The Business of Wine; Anisya Thomas Fritz
Wine Tourism Strategy-Making: A Model for Planning and Implementation; Robert J. Harrington and Michael C. Ottenbacher
Strategic Winery Management and Tourism: Value-Added Offerings and Strategies Beyond Product Centrism; Marc Dressler
Wine Versus Weddings: Wine Tourism in the Emerging North Carolina Wine Industry; Ian M. Taplin and Minh-Trang Thi Nguyen
Wine Tourism in Bordeaux; Tatiana Bouzdine-Chameeva, Christophe Faugère, and Pierre Mora
Emerging Issues in Winery Tourism; Liz Thach
Wine Tourism in China; Jinlin Zhao
Analyzing the Effects of Short- and Long-Term Customer Relationship on the Wine Customer Lifetime Value; Michael R. Santos and Vincent Richman
Designing for Sales: Winery Design and the Visitor Experience; Douglas Thornley and Gould Evans
Using ANNs to Determine Place Evoked Effective Consumer Reactions in Wine Tourism; Albert Stöckl and Wolfram Rinke
Effective Winery Tasting Room Management; Stephanie Friedman
Service Quality, Brand Loyalty, and Wine Tourism; Melissa A. Van Hyfte
Exploring an Effective Winery Revenue Management Strategy; Kyuho Lee
Financial Ratio and Valuation Analyses of Constellation Brands Inc.: A Case Study; Michael R. Santos and Vincent Richman
The Rise of Wine Education in Mainland China: A First-Hand Account and Analysis; Edward Ragg
Kyuho Lee, PhD, is assistant professor of wine business and marketing at Sonoma State University, California. Dr. Lee has published his works in leading academic journals, such as Journal of Retailing, Service Industries, and Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research. Dr. Lee has also presented his academic work at a number of top-tier academic conferences, including the Strategic Management Society and the annual meeting of the Academy of Management. He specializes in the study of wine brand management, wine consumer behavior, and services marketing.
Dr. Lee received his PhD in hospitality and tourism management at Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) in Blacksburg, Virginia. Also, Dr. Lee received AACSB Post-Doctoral Bridge to Business Program Certificate (Marketing) from Virginia Tech in 2009, and an Executive Brand Management Certificate from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in May 2014.
"Each chapter represents a relevant and appealing case study, written in American English that can be understood easily by nonnative readers. . . . The case studies show that managers of tourism companies can introduce, maintain, or increase sustainability and social responsibility with varying levels of innovation within different contexts, such as luxury resorts and hotels, restaurants, a recreated Viking Village, private clubs, cruise ships, coastline tourism, small islands, tour operators, and cultural heritage management. . . . A lot of practical management tips are shared. . . . Provides real-world examples that offer a multitude of practical applications that inspire you to implement sustainability and social responsibility in the tourism and hospitality industry."
—Tourism Analysis, review by Veronika Joukes, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD), Vila Real, Portugal
2016 Winner of the Best Wine Book for Professionals Gourmand World Cookbook Award!
"This academic book structures clearly the concepts and practice of wine tourism, studying all aspects in a very broad overview. It is useful for planning and action."
—Edouard Cointreau, President of the Jury, Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
"The tourism industry contributes trillions of dollars to the global economy and wine tourism is a sector of continued growth and impact. This book is one of the first to provide leading-edge research related to strategic winery management."
—Dr. Karen Thompson, Chair of the Department of Business Administration and Managing Director of Academic Programs