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Wine Industry Events and Formal Instruction

June 2018



June 18-21

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

June 21-23

Roll out the Barrels in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

June 28

Wine Economics Symposium at the Wines and Roses Conference Center, Lodi, Calif.


July 2018



July 12

 Calistoga Winegrowers brings 30 of the finest wineries from the “Top of Napa Valley” to San Francisco. Golden Gate Club, San Francisco, Calif.

July 13

Astra Digital Marketing, along with Yelp and CellarPass, is offering a 90-minute seminar on how to attract quality guests, grow your bottom line, and stay digitally relevant. Hosted at Stoller Family Estate, Dayton, Ore.

July 21-22

Anderson Valley Barrel Tasting Weekend hosted by the Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association in Anderson, Calif.

July 22-24

SommCon, professional conference for sommeliers and others in the trade, at the Westin Georgetown in Washington D.C. 

July 23-24

USA Wine Ratings hosted by the Beverage Trade Network at the South San Francisco Conference Center.

July 23-24

USA Beer Ratings hosted by the Beverage Trade Network at the South San Francisco Conference Center.

July 25-26

International Bulk Wine and Spirits show at the South San Francisco Conference Center in San Francisco, Calif.


University Courses

July 16-27

UC Davis Extension OIV Wine Marketing Program.


August 2018



August 7

Fresno State Grape Day: half-day event with presentations on current issues facing grape growers and winemakers at Fresno State, Fresno, Calif.

August 9

Wines & Vines Packaging Conference featuring seminars, panel discussions, trade show and the winners of the Wines & Vines Packaging Design Awards at the Lincoln Theater in Yountville, Calif.

August 11

Carneros Wine Alliance hosts 2nd annual Carneros wine tasting at ZD Wines, Carneros, Calif.

August 21

Wine Industry Technology Symposium (wiTs) hosted at the Napa Valley Marriott in Napa, Calif.

August 25-26

2018 Somm Summit International Wine & Spirits Symposium in Seattle, Wash.


September 2018



September 7-8

Winesong wine and food festival and charity auction at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

September 23-25

Vinexpo Explorer, hosted by Vinexpo, a two-day, invitation-only event for international buyers, distributors and media in Sonoma, Calif.


November 2018



November 1

Rootstock conference and trade show hosted by Napa Valley Grapegrowers.

November 14-16

SommCon, professional conference for sommeliers and others in the trade, in San Diego, Calif.

November 20-22

Vinitech Sinfel in Bordeaux, France,


January 2019



January 23-24

12th annual Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium at the Hilton Concord Hotel in Napa, Calif.