How the now defunct Silicon Valley Bank became the premiere bank for the wine industry. Folsom Lake College’s viticulture and enology program. NPR All Things Considered Host Mary Louise Kelly’s new book “It. Goes. So. Fast.”
SVB in the wine industry
It’s been about a month since Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse created panic across the country. SVB was largely known as a financial backbone to the tech industry. But it also had a significant stake in a niche market. Rick Kushman, a NY Times bestselling author and wine expert, discusses how Silicon Valley Bank became the bank for wine businesses over the decades, and how the SVB’s collapse created ripple effects across California’s wine industry.
Folsom Lake College's viticulture and enology programs
Folsom Lake College prides itself in producing the next generation of wine growers and winemakers. But the pandemic created setbacks in student enrollment. Greg McCormac, Dean of Instruction at Folsom Lake College in the Los Rios Community College District, joins Insight to discuss the Viticulture and Enology program, as well as the scholarships, internships and free tuition being offered to support the wine region in our backyard.
"It. Goes. So. Fast."
NPR All Things Considered Host Mary Louise Kelly has been a constant voice on NPR for 20 years. The journalist is stepping away from the host mic and joins Insight about opening up about her life and family in new book “It. Goes. So. Fast. The Year of No Do-Overs," a memoir about the last year at home as a family all under one roof, before her eldest son graduates and goes away to college.