Wine Industry Events and Formal Instruction

June 2016



June 27 - July 1

American Society for Enology and Viticulture National Conference at the Portola Hotel & Monterey Marriot in Monterey, Calif.

June 28-30

Toward Sustainable Groundwater in Agriculture, an international conference linking science and policy in San Francisco, Calif.



July 2016



July 9

The Garagiste Festival: Urban Exposure, event featuring small, independent vintners pouring their wines in Los Angeles.

July 10-14

International Terroir Congress at Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore.

July 15

Current Issues: Fermentation Readiness, seminar on managing fermentations and dealing with problematic fermentations from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the University of California, Davis.

July 16-17

Oakland Wine Festival, oaklandwinefestival

July 17-19

Riesling Rendezvous hosted by Chateau Ste. Michelle of Washington state and Dr. Loosen estate of Germany in Seattle, Wash.

July 28

Grand Tasting of Paso Robles wines hosted byPaso Robles Wine Country and featuring more than 120 wines from more than 30 wineries in the Paso Robles AVA at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center in Oakland, Calif.


University Courses

July 18-29

OIV Wine Marketing Program presented by the Organisation Internationale de La Vigne et du Vin (OIV), UC Davis Extension and the UC Davis Department of Viticulture and Enology in Davis, Calif.

July 31 - August 1

Cornell University Viticulture and Enology Experience, CUVEE, a hands-on viticulture and winemaking seminar.



August 2016



August 6

Rhone Rangers tasting of American Rhone wines in Los Angeles


August 11-13

Society of Wine Educators Annual Conference and 40th Anniversary in Washington D.C.

August 11-14

Wine Bloggers Conference in Lodi, Calif.

August 13-15

Texsom conference at the Four Seasons in Las Colinas, Texas.

August 17

Wines & Vines Packaging Conference featuring technical tastings, seminars and tradeshow at the Lincoln Theater in Yountville, Calif.

August 18

Barrel auction for the trade only at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, Woodinville, Wash.

August 18

Picnic & Barrel Auction, public start to Auction of Washington Wines, at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, Wash.

August 20

29th Anniversary Winemaker Gala at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, Wash.

August 22

Wines of Danger media and trade tasting from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mission Rock Resort in San Francisco.



September 2016



September 10

Harvest celebration hosted by the Naramata Bench Wineries Association from 6:30-9 p.m. at Red Rooster Winery. 

September 26-27

25th Annual Wine Industry Financial Symposium at the Napa Valley Marriott in Napa, Calif.


University Courses

September 11-14

Process and Reuse Water, Wastewater and Desalination, short course offered by the Food Protein R&D Center at Texas A&M Univesity in College Station, Texas.



October 2016



October 6-8

Bubblyfest by the Sea, sparkling wine festival in Avila Beach, Calif.



November 2016



November 8-10

Wine Marketing & Tourism Conference in Fredericksburg, Texas.

November 27-30

Intervitis Interfructa Hortitechnica trade show for the wine, wine grape and other specialty crop industries in Stuttgart, Germany.

November 29 - December 1

Vinitech-Sifel in Bordeaux, France