Sonoma State Graduate Students Find Innovative Opportunities to Serve the Wine Industry
May 21, 2021

Rohnert Park, CA - Sonoma State University Global Executive Wine MBA students identify sustainab

Venture Pitch Winners Announced at Sonoma State University
April 21, 2021

Rohnert Park, CA - Sonoma State University announces the winners of its second annual Seawolf Pitch Competition which took place on Tuesday, April 20, via a virtual pitch competition co-h

North Bay Business Leaders Join Sonoma State School of Business and Economics Dean’s Advisory Council
March 18, 2021

Sonoma County, CA - Sonoma State University School of Business and Economics announces the establishment of its new Dean’s Advisory Council.

Wine Entrepreneurship Master Class Offered Online in Spring 2021
January 25, 2021

Rohnert Park, CA - Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute’s Wine Entrepreneurship program will be offered online in Spring 2021.

Sonoma State University’s Wine Business Institute Celebrates 25 Years
January 11, 2021

Sonoma State University’s Wine Business Institute announces the commemoration of its 25th anniversary to celebrate the institute’s legacy as a pioneer in providing wine business education and research. 

Wine Business Institute’s Research Journal Rescoped and Renamed to Wine Business Journal
December 17, 2020

Rohnert Park, CA - Effective immediately, the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University announces a name change of its open access Wine Business Case Research Journal to Wine Bus

Prestigious International Awards Distinguish Wine Business Institute Research and Publications
December 3, 2020
Rohnert Park, CA – Sonoma State University recently received prestigious awards from international authorities on wine and viticulture research. Dr.
Tony Magee, SSU Entrepreneur in Residence and Founder of Lagunitas Brewing Company
Craft Brew Legend Tony Magee Named Entrepreneur in Residence at Sonoma State University
September 25, 2020

Lagunitas Brewing Company founder Tony Magee joins the entrepreneur in residence program at Sonoma State University. Mr. Magee is working in close collaboration with SSU Entrepreneurship and Innovation program faculty and staff to develop innovative co-curricular programs in support of SSU students interested in launching their own business. 

Wine Business Institute Announces 2020 Scholarship Winners
July 30, 2020

Wine Business Institute scholarship recipients were recently recognized at a virtual meeting with the WBI board of directors, donors, and School of Business and Economics leadership. A total of $44,150 was awarded to undergraduate and graduate winners.

Wine Business Institute Research Summit 2020: Insights and Resources for Navigating Uncertainty
July 17, 2020

On July 15th, executives from wineries throughout California, from Antica Napa Valley in the north to Zaca Mesa in the south, joined the virtual Research Summit. The program featured Sonoma State University faculty and representatives from close stakeholders of the Wine Business Institute, including Rabo AgriFinance,, Jackson Family Wines, and BPM.