Wine Industry Events and Formal Instruction
 
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January 2017

 

Events

 
January 20-21
 

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

 
January 21-22
 

Oregon Tempranillo Celebration in Ashland, Ore. oregontempranilloalliance.com

 
January 24-26
 

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

 
January 27-29
 

Naples Winter Wine Fesitval in Naples, Fla. napleswinefestival.com

 
January 30-31
 

2017 Wine & Spirits Summit at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego. winespiritsdaily.com

 
 

 

February 2017

 

Events

 
February 3
 

25th Annual Gulf Coast Grape Grower Field Day from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Cat Spring Agricultural Society Hall in Cat Spring, Texas. today.agrilife.org

 
February 3-4
 

North Dakota Grape and Wine Association annual meeting and conference in Carrington, N.D. ndgwa.org

 
February 3-4
 

2nd Annual Eastern Vintner’s Industry Roundtable with sessions on growing conditions, grants, microbiology, marketing, tasting room management, succession planning and more in Dover, Del. dewineries.org

 
February 7-9
 

Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers annual convention at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, Wash. wawgg.org

 
February 10
 

Wine Flavor 101B: All about Oak, full-day session at the University of California, Davis about the use of barrels and oak alternatives in winemaking. wineserver.ucdavis.edu

 
February 13
 

Current Wine and Winegrape Research, full-day seminar featuring short presentations on the latest research at the University of California, Davis. extension.ucdavis.edu

 
February 16-18
 

Texas Wine & Grape Growers Association annual conference and trade show in San Marcos, Texas. txwines.org

 
February 16-18
 

Cold Climate Conference featuring seminars on cold climate wine grape growing and winemaking in Bloomington, Mn. mngrapes.org

 
February 19
 

Central Coast Pruning Competition in San Miguel, Calif. Entries due by Feb. 8. frontyvineyards.com

 
February 21-22
 

Oregon Wine Symposium, presented by the Oregon Wine Board, Oregon Winegrowers Association and Pihl Excavating at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore. cvent.com

 
February 21-24
 

The Symposium for Professional Wine Writers at Meadowood Napa Valley. winewriterssymposium.org

 
February 22-24
 

Michigan Grape & Wine Conference conference featuring educational sessions in viticulture, enology, sales and marketing as well as trade show at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, Mich. michiganwines.com

 
February 23-25
 

Zinfandel Experience, ZinEX, hosted by Zinfandel Advocates & Producers at three locations in San Francisco. zinfandel.org

 
February 23-25
 

Premiere Napa Valley, grand tasting and futures auction at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in St. Helena. napavintners.com

 
February 25-26
 

Alsace Varietals Festival in the Anderson Valley of Mendocino County. avwines.com 

 
February 28
 

Three-Tier Distribution, full-day seminar hosted by The Seminar Group in Napa, Calif. theseminargroup.net 

 
 

 

March 2017

 

Events

 
March 1-3
 

BEV NY, Cornell University's annual conference for New York's grape and wine industry in Rochester, N.Y featuring presentations by the Northeast’s leading researchers in viticulture, enology and the business of grapes and wine. cornell.edu

 
March 2
 

Innovation + Quality conference for premium wineries. winebusinessiq.com

 
March 3
 

Financing in the Craft Beer, Wine and Distilleries Industries, full-day seminar hosted by The Seminar Group in San Francisco, Calif. theseminargroup.net

 
March 8-10
 

Show Me Grape and Wine Conference and Symposium in Columbia, Mo., at the University of Missouri Grape and Wine Institute. gwi.missouri.edu

 
March 13-15
 

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

 
March 14
 

Central Coast Insights at the Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles, Calif. winesymposium.com/central-coast

 
March 15
 

WiVi Central Coast in Paso Robles, Calif. wivicentralcoast.com

 
March 17
 

“Climate Extremes: Is the Pacific Northwest Wine Industry Ready?," full-day seminar hosted by Washington State University on climate trends, impacts of extreme weather, solutions for mitigating damage and available resources at the WSU Tri-Cities campus in Richland, Wash. wine.wsu.edu

 
March 22-24
 

Eastern Winery Exposition at The Oncenter in Syracuse, N.Y. easternwineryexposition.com

 
March 26-30
 

University of California, Davis Wine Executive Program, gsm.ucdavis.edu/wine-executive-program

 
March 31 - April 2
 

Southern Exposure Garagiste Wine Festival in Solvang, Calif. garagistefestival.com

 

University Courses

 
March 16
 

State Compliance for Direct Shipping at the Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute ssuexed.com

 
March 16
 

Hands-on Introduction to eCommerce for Small and Boutique Wineries, at the Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute, sonoma.edu

 
March 17
 

Calculating the True Cost of Your Wine, at the at the Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute sonoma.edu

 
March 17
 

Three Tier Licensing and Your Winery, at the Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute sonoma.edu

 
March 22
 

Financial Accounting for the Wine Industry, at the Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute sonoma.edu

 
March 22
 

Raising Capital, Buying & Selling Wineries, at the Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute sonoma.edu

 
March 23
 

Selling Through the Tasting Room, at the Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute sonoma.edu

 
March 23
 

Budgets, Forecasting and Best Practices for the Wine Industry, at the Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute sonoma.edu

 
March 24
 

Direct-to-Consumer Marketing, at the Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute sonoma.edu

 
March 24
 

Managerial Accounting for the Wine Industry, at the Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute sonoma.edu

 
March 29
 

How to Build a Profitable Wine Club, at the Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute sonoma.edu

 
March 29
 

Using QuickBooks in the Wine Industry, at the Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute sonoma.edu

 
March 30
 

How to Create and Execute Successful Winery Events, at the Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute sonoma.edu

 
March 30
 

Advanced Wine Marketing, at the Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute sonoma.edu

 
 

 

April 2017

 

Events

 
April 19
 

Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology (WAVE) at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center in Prosser, Wash. washingtonwine.org

 
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. wvoak.com

 
 

 

May 2017

 

Events

 
May 16-17
 

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

 
May 19-21
 

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

 
May 24
 

Vineyard Economics Seminar at the Napa Valley Marriott. winesymposium.com/vineyard-economics

 
 

 

June 2017

 

Events

 
June 1-4
 

Auction Napa Valley, auctionnapavalley.org

 
June 26-29
 

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

 
June 28 - July 2
 

American Association of Wine Economists annual conference in Padua, Italy. wine-economics.org

 
June 29
 

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

 
 

 

July 2017

 

Events

 
July 11
 

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

 
July 13
 

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

 
July 17-18
 

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

 
July 23-24
 

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

 
July 26-27
 

International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show at the South San Francisco Conference Center. ibwsshow.com

 
 

 

August 2017

 

Events

 
August 16
 

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

 
 

 

September 2017

 

Events

 
September 25-26
 

Wine Industry Financial Symposium at the Napa Valley Marriott. winesymposium.com

 
 

 

October 2017

 

Events

 
October 17-20
 

VITeff sparking wine technology exposition in Epernay, France. viteff.com

 
 
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