Where Wineries and Growers Come Together
You’ll want to be here for the largest vineyard and winery trade show and conference east of the Pacific states and the largest show of its kind ever held in New York State.
200+ Exhibiting Companies :: Offering show floor specials, equipment to test, and knowledgeable people to answer your questions.
Two Full Day Workshops :: Just starting out? Ready to take your vineyard or winery to the next level? 17 industry experts will be sharing their experience on how to take those next steps.
20 Conference Sessions :: 100% wine & grape-focused with topics ranging from Cold-hardy Grapes to Tasting Room Events to Reserve Reislings to Organic Viticulture.
Meet the Marketing Pros :: Our marketing experts are holding desk hours. Drop in with your marketing questions or challenges and our professionals, Kris Chislett, Patty Held and E Slater, will provide free advice.
Blogging Station :: Spread the word about your wine! Bloggers will be standing by to sample your wine and blog about it in the blogosphere right from the show.
Silent & Live Auctions :: Putting the fun in FUNdraising, these two events offer opportunities not just for friendly competition and possible bargains, but also to raise money for the industry’s next generation of Enology and Viticulture professionals.
VESTA Wine Sensory Analysis Workshop :: The Viticulture Enology Science and Technology Alliance is offering a separate workshop as a lead-in to the EWE events; geared towards winemakers, cellar workers, winery staff, and wine enthusiasts.
Networking & Social Opportunities :: Sometimes it’s in those unstructured moments when the learning really happens. We provide plenty of opportunities for you with the Welcome Wine Reception, Empire Brewery post-reception networking, Buffet Lunch Social, Industry Celebration Dinner, Auctions, and Grazing Lunch in the Exhibit Hall.
What is EWE? :: The Eastern Winery Exposition is an Eastern-focused wine industry trade show and conference designed to provide the Eastern U.S. and Canadian wineries and vineyards with an easily accessible, affordable, professional event held in a first class venue at the right time of year. A well-rounded conference program, exhibit hall featuring suppliers relevant to our region’s business of wine making, networking events, and state association participation are all integral components of EWE.
Why attend? :: According to our 2014 survey respondents:
“Friendly suppliers willing to provide as much information as possible to a small vineyard owner.”
“Informative seminars, practicality in focus.”
“Exhibitors were very useful, cooperative, friendly and helpful. Also the chance to meet other attendees in the industry that you do not normally see.”
“It was an open exchange by people who live the life.”
“The presentation sessions and the welcome wine evening where I got to meet new people, taste new wines, discover new vineyards/wineries and catch up with old friends!”
“This was my first expo. It was great to be able to network and get ideas from people that are among the best in the business.”
“The wine reception is always great and the grazing luncheon…but it’s hard to beat the Vendors who are always helpful and courteous.”
“Everyone was helpful and family-like.”
“Very organized. Helpful staff. Information readily available.”
Click around the site for more information about the exhibitors, speakers, sessions, and opportunities for connecting, learning, networking, and doing business.
We look forward to seeing you in Syracuse.