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July 2014



July 24

Fresno Food Expo at the Fresno Convention Center. Details:

July 24-27

Taste our Terroir food and wine pairing festival hosted by the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association at various wineries. Details:

July 25-27

International Pinot Noir Celebration at Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore. Details:

July 26

Introduction to Wine Analysis from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the University of California, Davis. Enroll in section 141VIT220. Details:

July 26-27

Anderson Valley barrel tasting weekend at various wineries throughout the region in California's Mendocino County. Details:

July 29

Organic Winegrowing Conference hosted by the Napa Valley Grapegrowers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Inglenook winery in Rutherford, Calif. Details:

July 30

CANCELED: Sweet and Fortified Wine Association meeting from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. For more information contact

July 30 - August 1

Indy International Wine Competition in Indianapolis, Ind. Entry deadline July 15, 2004. Details:


University Courses

July 14-25

OIV Wine Marketing Short Course organized by the Organisation Internationale de La Vigne et du Vin (OIV), University of California, Davis and UC Davis extension. Two-week course held on the UC Davis campus. Details:



August 2014



August 1-3

West of West Festival in Sebastopol, Calif., featuring the wines of western Sonoma County. Details:

August 2

Urban Wine Xperience hosted by the East Bay Vintners Alliance at Jack London Square in Oakland, Calif. from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Details:

August 5

Grape Day at California State University, Fresno showcasing research from the Department of Viticulture and Enology. Details:

August 7

Quality Control Management during Crush and Fermentation seminar hosted by the University of California, Davis Department of Viticulture & Enology from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the UC Davis Conference Center. Details:

August 12

Winery design seminar hosted by FMD Architects from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Conference Center at Glenora in the Finger Lakes region of New York. Visit here for more information and to register. 

August 14-16

Auction of Washington Wines charitable event to support the Seattle Children's Hospital. Details:

August 15

Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries: Practical Issues in the Alcohol Industry seminar presented by The Seminar Group from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hilton Seattle in Seattle, Wash. Details:

August 16

Advanced Wine Tasting from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the University of California, Davis. Enroll in section 141VIT26. Details:

August 17

Family Winemakers of California tasting at the San Mateo Event Center in San Mateo, Calif. Details:

August 19

International Cold Climate Competition of wines made with cold-hardy grape varieties at the University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus. Details:

August 19-23

Southern Oregon World of Wine event at the Bigham Knoll Campus in Jacksonville, Ore., featuring more than 50 Oregon wineries. Details:

August 20

Wines & Vines Packaging Conference featuring seminars and expert panel discussions on trends and innovations in wine packaging materials and technology. All-day session at the Copia center in downtown Napa, Calif. Details:

August 23

Harvest STOMP celebration hosted by the Napa Valley Grapegrowers from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Yount Mill Vineyards in Oakville, Calif. Details:

August 29-31

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend featuring the charitable Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction. Details:


University Courses

August 11

Rootstock identification and use workshop from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the University of California, Davis. Enroll in section 141VIT218. Details:

August 12-13

Wine Grapes Identification and Use, two-day workshop at the University of California, Davis. Enroll in section 141VIT219. Details:

August 23-24

Step-by-Step Winemaking, two-day, hands-on winemaking class at the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science Winery at the University of California, Davis. Enroll in section 141VIT213. Details:



September 2014



September 12

Direct to Consumer Wine Sales seminar hosted by The Seminar Group. Details:

September 18-21

Euphoria food and wine festival in Greenville, S.C. Details:

September 22-23

Wine Industry Financial Symposium in Napa, Calif. Details:

September 23-24

Experimental Design and Chemometrics for Chemists, two-day workshop on the basics of experimental design and multivariate statistics for analysis of food and beverage samples from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at the University of California, Davis. Details:

September 27

Red Mountain AVA Block Party from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at various locations in the Red Mountain AVA of Washington State. Details:


University Courses

September 20

Successful Home Winemaking from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the University of California, Davis. Enroll in section 141VIT212. Details:



October 2014



October 8

Exporting Wine to China seminar hosted by The Seminar Group. Details:

October 16-19

Martha's Vineyard Food & Wine Festival. Details:



November 2014



November 12-14

Wine Tourism Conference in Paso Robles, Calif. Details:

November 13

Rootstock, a conference and tradeshow hosted by the Napa Valley Grapegrowers in Napa, Calif. Details:

November 19-23

Flavor! Napa Valley wine and food festival. Details:



January 2015



January 27-29

Unified Wine & Grape Symposium at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, Calif. Details:



February 2015



February 11-13

Washington Association of Winegrape Growers annual meeting in Kennewick, Wash. Details:

February 19-21

Texas Wine and Grape Growers annual conference in San Marcos, Texas. Details:

February 24-25

Oregon Wine Symposium in Portland, Ore. Details:



March 2015



March 13-15

Women of the Vine Global Symposium featuring keynote speakers, panel discussions and grand tasting gala at the The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, Calif. Details:

March 18-19

Eastern Winery Exposition, wine industry trade show focused on the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions in Syracuse, N.Y. 


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