2015 Schedule at a Glance
|Tuesday, March 17, 2015|
|10:30 AM-4:45 PM||Workshop 1: Launching Your Vineyard or Winery||Workshop 2: Growing from Small-to-Mid or Mid-to-Large Size Vineyard or Winery|
|10:00-10:25 AM||Coffee Break|
|10:30-11:25 AM||W01a: The Seven Best (and Worst) Ways to Start a Vineyard||W02a: Financing Vineyard or Winery Expansion|
|11:30AM-12:25 PM||W01b: Winery Lab Focus||W02b: Design & Construction for Winery Expansion|
|1:30-2:25 PM||W01c: Tax & Trade Bureau – Intro for New Wineries and Online Resources for All||W02c: New Winery Technology|
|2:45-3:40 PM||W01d: Who Do You Want to Be as a Winery?||W02d: New Winery Management Software|
|3:45-4:45 PM||W01e: Winery Design Considerations||W02e: New Closure and Container Technology|
|6:00-7:30 PM||Welcome Wine Reception|
|Wednesday, March 18, 2015|
|8:15 AM-9:15 AM||E01: Reserve Riesling||N01: Recovering from Winter Injury in 2014 in NY and OH
|9:20 AM-10:20 AM||M01: Website Design Makeover Success Stories||N02: Managing, Adding and Enhancing Tannins For Red Hybrid Fermentations|
|10:20 AM-10:35 AM||Coffee Break|
|10:40 AM-12:00 PM||V01: Straight Talk on Plant Material||N03:Optimal Training Systems, Cropping Levels, and Canopy Management for Marquette, Frontenac, and La Crescent|
|11:00 AM-5:45 PM||EXHIBIT HALL OPEN|
|12:00 PM-1:00 PM||Buffet Lunch Social|
|2:00 PM-3:30 PM||E02: Two Austrian Reds for Cool Climates||N04: Achieving Optimal Fruit Expression for White Hybrids|
|3:30 PM-3:50 PM||Break in the Exhibit Hall|
|3:50 PM-5:00 PM||M02: Three Most Common Tasting Room Problems (and How to Fix Them)||N05: Northern Grapes Project Scope and Accomplishments|
|6:45 PM-8:15 PM||4th Annual Industry Celebration Dinner|
|8:15 PM||ASEV-ES LIVE AUCTION during the 4th Annual Industry Celebration Dinner|
|Thursday, March 19, 2015|
|8:20 AM-9:20 AM||M03: Wine Market Council Report : US Wine Market in 2015||V02: How To Achieve Economically Sustainable Vineyards with Quality Fruit|
|9:15 AM-2:30 PM||EXHIBIT HALL OPEN|
|9:25 AM-10:25 AM||V03: High-Quality Pinot Noir in the East (vit.)||M04: Events Sense|
|10:25 AM-10:40 AM||Coffee Break|
|10:45 AM-12:00 PM||E03: High-Quality Pinot Noir in the East (enology)||M05: Consumer Expectations and Buying Patterns in the Tasting Room|
|12:00 PM-1:15 PM||Lunch Buffet in the Exhibit Hall|
|2:00 PM-3:00 PM||E04: Wine Flaw Focus, Volatile Acidity||V04: Red Blotch Virus Update|
|3:00 PM-3:10 PM||Break|
|3:10 PM-4:10 PM||E05: New Yeast Tools||V05: Organic Viticulture: Is It for You?|
EWE 2015 Social & Networking Events
WELCOME WINE RECEPTION • Tuesday, March 17 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Enjoy wines from New York, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and from all around the East, meet representatives from the Ohio Wine Producers Association, and industry friends from other Eastern states and provinces. The evening provides an excellent opportunity to share stories and network while noshing some light bites and sampling Eastern wines from fellow EWE participants. BYOW is welcomed and encouraged. Co-sponsored by Ohio Wine Producers Association & ‘License to Steal’ National Wine Marketing Conference.
BUFFET LUNCH SOCIAL • Wednesday, March 18 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Enjoy an informal, sociable buffet lunch with fellow attendees and speakers.
FOURTH ANNUAL EWE INDUSTRY CELEBRATION DINNER • Wednesday, March 18 | 6:45 – 8:15 pm
The evening begins with pre-dinner snacks, Eastern wine samplings, and a chance to mingle with your fellow attendees, speakers and exhibitors. Dinner immediately follows with the presentation of a special lifetime achievement award. It’s the perfect way to wind down from the first full day of EWE and to celebrate the start of a new growing season. BYOW is welcomed and encouraged.
All three Networking & Social Events noted above are included with purchase of the Two-Day Conference or Conference+Workshop Pass. They may also be purchased a la carte in conjunction with other registration passes. See registration page for pricing.
LUNCH BUFFET IN THE EXHIBIT HALL • Thursday, March 19 | 12:15 – 1:30 pm
This casual walk-around lunch buffet is a great way to meet the exhibiting companies and learn more about the products that can help you in your business. A variety of food options will be available. Free to all attendees. Thank you to all of our 2015 Exhibiting companies for hosting the Lunch Buffet.
EWE 2015 Partner Events
ASEV-ES LIVE AUCTION • Wednesday, March 18 | 8:15 – 9:00 pm
Participate in the ASEV-ES LIVE AUCTION during the Industry Celebration Dinner. Join Eastern Winery Exposition in supporting the American Society for Enology and Viticulture-Eastern Section (ASEV-ES) scholarship fund.
NEW FOR 2015! ASEV-ES SILENT AUCTION • Wednesday & Thursday, March 18 -19
New this year is the ASEV-ES Silent Auction taking place in the exhibit hall during exhibit hours in Booth 130. Both auctions are free to all attendees. These are wonderful opportunities for you to support the next generation of wine makers and grape growers in the Eastern US!