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September 2015

 

Events

 
September 6
 

Forty member wineries from the Livemore Valley Wine Country will host Harvest Wine Celebration. Details here.

 
September 11-13
 

Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic, cincinnatifoodandwineclassic.com

 
September 17
 

Winejobs.com Summit, conference for human resources professionals in Yountville, Calif. winejobssummit.com

 
September 18
 

Owning and Operating an Urban Winery or Brewery, hosted by The Seminar Group in San Diego, Calif. Details: theseminargroup.net

 
September 21-22
 

Wine Industry Financial Symposium at the Napa Valley Marriott in Napa Calif. Details: winesymposium.com 

 
September 24-27
 

SAVOR the Central Coast event by Sunset magazine featuring seminars and food and wine tastings. savorcentralcoast.com

 

 
September 25
 

DtC Wine Sales: Evolving Strategies, hosted by The Seminar Group in Napa, Calif. Details: theseminargroup.net

 
September 25-27
 

Sip Savor Lodi festival in Lodi, Calif. featuring a grand tasting on Sept. 26. sipsavorlodi.com

 

University Courses

 
September 2-3
 

Wine Microbiology Workshop at the University of California, Davis. ucdavis.extension.edu

 
September 11
 

Financial Planning & Strategy for Wine Businesses, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. Sonoma.edu

 
September 18
 

Using QuickBooks in the Wine Industry from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
September 18
 

Managerial Accounting for the Wine Industry from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
September 25
 

Calculating the True Cost of Your Wine from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
September 25
 

Budgeting, Forecasting and Best Practices for Wine Businesses, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
 

 

October 2015

 

Events

 
October 3-11
 

Lake Chelan Wine Valley Crush Festival on two weekends, Oct. 3-4 and Oct. 10-11, featuring events at wineries throughout the Lake Chelan, Wash. area. lakechelanwinevalley.com

 
October 9-12
 

Celebration of Harvest Weekend hosted by the Santa Barbara Vintners Association. celebrationofharvest.com

 
October 13-16
 

VITeff, sparkling wine exhibition in Epernay, France, details: viteff.com

 

University Courses

 
October 2
 

Vineyard Taxation from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
October 2
 

Winery Taxation from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
October 9
 

Wine Marketing Basics from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
October 9
 

Current and Upcoming Winery Compliance Issues from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
October 16
 

Hands-on Introduction to eCommerce for Small and Boutique Wineries from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
October 16
 

DtC Marketing from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
October 23
 

Selling Through the Tasting Room from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
October 23
 

Legalities of Social Media and Intellectual Property for Wine Businesses from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
October 27
 

Taxation and Accounting for the Small Vineyard at the University of California, Davis. Enroll in section 152VIT205. extension.ucdavis.edu/wine

 
October 28
 

Taxation and Accounting for the Small Winery at the University of California, Davis. Enroll in section 152VIT206. extension.ucdavis.edu/wine

 
October 30
 

How to Build a Profitable Wine Club from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
October 30
 

How to Create and Execute Successful Winery Events from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
 

 

November 2015

 

Events

 
November 3-6
 

SIMEI winemaking and bottling equipment showcase in Milan, Italy. Details: simei.it

 
November 5
 

Southeastern United Wine & Grape Symposium at Surry Community College in Dobson, N.C. Details: symposium.surry.edu

 
November 5-7
 

Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair, details: hktdc.com

 
November 5-7
 

Garagiste Wine Festival in Paso Robles, Calif. featuring a grand tasting, tasting seminars, a winemaking symposium and other events. garagistefestival.com

 
November 12
 

Rootstock hosted by the Napa Valley Grapegrowers featuring seminars, technical tastings and trade show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Napa Valley Expo. Details: napagrowers.org

 
November 16-17
 

Sustainable Ag Expo at the Madonna Inn Expo Center in San Luis Obispo, Calif. vineyardteam.org

 
November 27-30
 

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

 

University Courses

 
November 6
 

Family Business Management from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
November 6
 

Sales and Product Strategies for a Changing Market from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
November 13
 

Wine Marketing and Brand Momentum from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
November 13
 

Tasting Room Management from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
November 14-15
 

Introduction to Sensory Evaluation of Wine at the University of California, Davis. Enroll in section 152VIT200. extension.ucdavis.edu/wine

 
November 15-17
 

Short course on process water reuse, wastewater and desalination at the Food Protein R&D Center at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. foodprotein.tamu.edu

 
November 20
 

Internal Operations Compliance for Wineries from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
November 20
 

Wine Business Human Resources Management from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
 

 

December 2015

 

Events

 
December 3
 

North Coast Wine Industry Expo in Santa Rosa, Calif. wineindustryexpo.com

 

University Courses

 
December 1
 

Current Issues in Vineyard Health at the University of California, Davis. extension.ucdavis.edu

 
December 3
 

Public Relations and Social Media for the Small Winery at the University of California, Davis. extension.ucdavis.edu

 
 

 

January 2016

 

Events

 
January 13-14
 

Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium in Concord, Calif. dtcwinesymposium.com

 
January 14
 

Dollars and Sense seminar in Santa Rosa, Calif., hosted by the Sonoma County Winegrowers. sonomawinegrape.org

 
January 19-21
 

VinCO Conference & Trade Show in Grand Junction, Colo. winecolorado.org

 
January 22-24
 

North Carolina Winegrowers Association Annual Conference in Winston-Salem, N.C. ncwinegrowers.com

 
January 26-28
 

Unified Wine & Grape Symposium in Sacramento, Calif. Details: unifiedsymposium.org

 
January 29-30
 

First Annual Eastern Vintners Industry Roundtable sponsored by the Delaware Wineries Association in Dover, Del. dewineries.com

 
January 29-31
 

Naples Winter Wine Festival at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Fla. napleswinefestival.com

 
 

 

February 2016

 

Events

 
February 8-12
 

Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers annual meeting in Kennewick, Wash. Details: wawgg.org

 
February 10
 

Wines & Vines Oak Conference featuring winemaking seminars, technical tastings and a trade show in Napa, Calif. wvoak.com

 
February 18-20
 

Texas Wine & Grape Growers Association Annual Conference, at Embassy Suites Dallas-Frisco Hotel, Conference Center & Spa in Frisco, Texas. txwines.org/annual-conference
 

 
February 23-24
 

Oregon Wine Symposium in Portland, Ore. Details: oregonwinegrowers.org

 
 

 

March 2016

 

Events

 
March 2
 

Innovation + Quality, a forum for ultra-premium wineries focused on cutting-edge innovations that advance wine quality. Day-long event at Charles Krug Winery in the Napa Valley. winebusinessiq.com

 
March 9-11
 

Eastern Winery Exposition in Lancaster, Pa. Details: easternwineryexposition.com

 
March 10
 

Wine Market Council Research Conference from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lincoln Theater in Yountville, Calif. winemarketcouncil.com

 
March 10
 

Central Coast Insights symposium at the Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles, Calif. winesymposium.com

 
March 15-16
 

WiVi Central Coast Wine Industry Conference & Tradeshow at the Paso Robles Event Center in Paso Robles, Calif. wivicentralcoast.com

 
 

 

April 2016

 

Events

 
April 4-6
 

Women of the Viney Global Symposium in Napa, Calif. womenofthevine.com

 
 

 

June 2016

 

Events

 
June 20-23
 

International Cabernet Symposium in Napa Valley. internationalcabernetsymposium.com

 
 

 

November 2016

 

Events

 
November 3-6
 

SIMEI winemaking and bottling equipment showcase in Milan, Italy. Details: simei.it

 
November 5
 

Southeastern United Wine & Grape Symposium at Surry Community College in Dobson, N.C. Details: symposium.surry.edu

 
November 5-7
 

Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair, details: hktdc.com

 
November 5-7
 

Garagiste Wine Festival in Paso Robles, Calif. featuring a grand tasting, tasting seminars, a winemaking symposium and other events. garagistefestival.com

 
November 12
 

Rootstock hosted by the Napa Valley Grapegrowers featuring seminars, technical tastings and trade show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Napa Valley Expo. Details: napagrowers.org

 
November 16-17
 

Sustainable Ag Expo at the Madonna Inn Expo Center in San Luis Obispo, Calif. vineyardteam.org

 
November 27-30
 

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

 

University Courses

 
November 6
 

Family Business Management from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
November 6
 

Sales and Product Strategies for a Changing Market from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
November 13
 

Wine Marketing and Brand Momentum from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
November 13
 

Tasting Room Management from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
November 14-15
 

Introduction to Sensory Evaluation of Wine at the University of California, Davis. Enroll in section 152VIT200. extension.ucdavis.edu/wine

 
November 15-17
 

Short course on process water reuse, wastewater and desalination at the Food Protein R&D Center at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. foodprotein.tamu.edu

 
November 20
 

Internal Operations Compliance for Wineries from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
November 20
 

Wine Business Human Resources Management from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. sonoma.edu

 
 
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