Fredericksburg, TX | Texas Hill Country- Continuing with the expanded goals for Texas Hill Country Wineries, the association will be hosting the first ever Hill Country Wine Symposium in 2015. Topics from vineyard to winery and business to hospitality will be covered over the two-day conference on March 24 and 25 at the Hill Country University Center in Fredericksburg, Texas.
“Our committee has put together a great line up of industry experts and we are expecting over 100 attendees from all over the state,” says January Wiese, Executive Director. The Symposium is bringing in speakers from California including Clark Smith of WineSmith, Don Brady of Robert Hall Winery and Al Wagner of Clos du Val. Texas wine industry expert speakers include Fredrik Osterberg Pedernales Cellars, Rae Wilson Wine for the People, Tim Drake Drake Consulting, Dr Julie Kuhlken Pedernales Cellars, Dr Russ Kane Vintage Texas, Tammy Boatright and Lindsay Kana VingDirect, Kimberly
Frost Martin Frost & Hill, Andy Timmons Lost Draw Vineyards, Dave Harmening Cascade Wind, Pierre de Wet Kiepersol Enterprises, Jillian DeLeoan Laffort USA, John Rivenburgh Bending Branch Winery, Denise Clarke DC Communications and Bill Blackmon William Chris Vineyards. Details and topics available HERE.
The Grape Exchange Wine Reception at the end of day 1 will be a chance for growers around the state to share wines from their vineyards with wineries looking for more fruit for 2015 and beyond. Exhibitor tables will provide wineries and growers the opportunity to meet new vendors for their businesses as well.
Sponsors for the Symposium include Hill Country University Center, C&C Sales & Marketing, Glass Tech, Frost Bank and Marquee Event Group.
Registration is open now. Non-members $125/one day or $200/both days. REGISTER HERE.
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