Wine Industry Events and Formal Instruction

January 2017



January 18

WineFlavor 101A: Recognizing Taints of Microbial Origin, full day seminar at the University of California, Davis covering how to recognize and remediate fruit and wine spoilage of microbial origin.

January 18

Napa Vintage Report conference on viticulture technology and the recent harvest at the Westin Verasa in Napa, Calif.

January 20-21

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

January 24-26

Unified Wine & Grape Symposium in Sacramento, Calif.

January 27-29

Naples Winter Wine Fesitval in Naples, Fla.

January 30-31

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



February 2017



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.

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.

February 7-9

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

February 16-18

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

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.

February 21-24

The Symposium for Professional Wine Writers at Meadowood Napa Valley.

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.

February 23-25

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

February 23-25

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

February 25-26

Alsace Varietals Festival in the Anderson Valley of Mendocino County. 

February 28

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



March 2017



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.

March 2

Innovation + Quality conference for premium wineries.

March 3

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

March 13-15

Women of the Vine Global Symposium in Napa, Calif.

March 14

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

March 15

WiVi Central Coast in Paso Robles, Calif.

March 22-24

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

March 26-30

University of California, Davis Wine Executive Program,

March 31 - April 2

Southern Exposure Garagiste Wine Festival in Solvang, Calif.



April 2017



April 19

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

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.



May 2017



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 24

Vineyard Economics Seminar at the Napa Valley Marriott.



June 2017



June 1-4

Auction Napa Valley,

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.



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 25-26

Wine Industry Financial Symposium at the Napa Valley Marriott.



October 2017



October 17-20

VITeff sparking wine technology exposition in Epernay, France.