Wine Industry Events and Formal Instruction

April 2017



April 24-27

ProWine Asia hosted by Messe Dusseldorf Asia at the Singapore Exp in Singapore.

April 26

Wines & Vines Oak Conference: Elevating Your Wine & Cellar, full-day conference on the use of oak in winemaking at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, Calif.

April 28-29

Passport to Dry Creek Valley featuring tastings at wineries in the Dry Creek Valley AVA of Sonoma County.

April 28-30

Stags Leap District 'Vineyard to Vintner' event featuring private tours, tastings and other winery events in the Stags Leap District AVA of Napa Valley.



May 2017



May 1-2

I Love Gamay Festival celebrating Oregon grown Gamay wines in Portland, Ore.

May 7

Monterey Winemakers' Celebration in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif.

May 8-11

ProWine Asia hosted by Messe Dusseldorf Asia at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center in Hong Kong.

May 9

Rendez Vous with Laffort seminar series "Preparing for Bottling" at the Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg, Ore.

May 11

Mendocino Winegrowers Summit featuring sessions on the bulk wine and grape markets, mechanization, cannabis, land value trends and other topics from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ukiah Valley Conference Center. 

May 16-17

United States Trade Tasting at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York.

May 19-21

Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival in the Anderson Valley of Mendocino County.

May 22-24

London Wine Fair, 

May 24

Vineyard Economics Seminar at the Napa Valley Marriott.

May 31

Wine Business update, Spring 2017 – Grape to Glass. Free seminar for winery owners and managers. From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek: 170 Railroad St. in Santa Rosa, Calif. Featuring Phil Coturri of Enterprise Vineyards, David Lattin of Kuleto Estate, Tony Glorioso of Delicato Family Vineyards, Angelica de Vere of Cornerstone Cellars, Timothy Allen of Allen Wine Group and Mario Zepponi of Zepponi & Co.



University Courses

May 6

Successful Home Winemaking at the University of California, Davis. Enroll in section 164VIT202. 

May 14-18

Membrane and other Separation Technologies, short course sponsored by Process Engineering R&D Center at Texas A&M University.



June 2017



June 1-4

Atlanta Food & Wine Festival,

June 1-4

Auction Napa Valley,

June 10

Taste of Mendocino at Fort Mason in San Francisco. 

June 13

Wine Industry Technology Symposium hosted by Wine Business Monthly at The Lodge at Sonoma in Sonoma, Calif. 

June 26-29

American Society for Enology & Viticulture annual conference in Bellevue, Wash.

June 28 - July 2

American Association of Wine Economists annual conference in Padua, Italy.

June 29

Lodi Vineyard and Wine Economics Symposium at the Wine & Roses hotel in Lodi, Calif.



July 2017



July 11

Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology condensed seminar for winemakers (WAVEx) at the Walla Walla Community College Institute for Enology and Viticulture. 

July 13

Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology condensed seminar for winemakers (WAVEx) at the Brightwater Center in Woodinville, Wash.

July 17-18

Enology and Viticulture Conference and trade show hosted by the British Columbia Wine Grape Council in Penticton, B.C.

July 23-24

Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association hosts a barrel tasting weekend at wineries in the Anderson Valley of Mendocino County. 

July 26-27

International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show at the South San Francisco Conference Center. Two days of presentations, workshops and panel discussions. Details:

July 28-30

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



August 2017



August 16

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



September 2017



September 11-15

SIMEI exhibition of winemaking and vineyard equipment at will be held at drinktec in Munich, Germany.

September 16

Barbera Festival at Terra d'Oro/Montevina Winery in Plymouth, Calif.

September 25-26

Wine Industry Financial Symposium at the Napa Valley Marriott.



October 2017



October 17-20

VITeff sparking wine technology exposition in Epernay, France.



November 2017



November 6-8

Wine Marketing & Tourism Conference at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek in Santa Rosa, Calif.

November 9-12

Wine Bloggers Conference at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek in Santa Rosa, Calif.