Jon A. Fredrikson is a wine industry consultant with four decades of diversified experience in the wine business. He is President of Gomberg, Fredrikson & Associates, a professional consulting firm founded in 1948.
Before acquiring Louis R. Gomberg & Associates in 1983, Mr. Fredrikson was with the wine divisions of Joseph E. Seagram & Sons for thirteen years and was an Executive Vice President of The Seagram Wine Company. A former Naval Officer, Fredrikson was a Fulbright Scholar in economics and received his MBA from Columbia University.
Mr. Fredrikson works on a broad range of professional consulting projects in wine industry economics, market planning and winery acquisitions and divestitures. In 2007, he served as the advisor to Stag’s leap Wine Cellars on its sale to Michelle-Antinori, LLC. He publishes The Gomberg-Fredrikson Report, a monthly business publication covering wine industry marketing trends.
A recognized authority on the wine industry, Jon Fredrikson has been one of the most quoted sources in stories about the U.S. wine business over the years. The Economist magazine called him “the leading authority on industry trends.”
Mr. Fredrikson serves on the Board of Directors or Advisors of three California wineries.