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Eastern Winery Exposition | Schedule

We’ve left the 2016 schedule in place for your reference. Please return in early Fall for the 2017 details.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
10:30AM-5:00PM W01 | Workshop 1: Is There a Relationship Between Soils and Fine Wines? Find Out Before You Plant Your Vineyard! W02 | Workshop 2: Planning for Success at Your Winery
10:00AM-10:25AM Coffee Break
10:30AM-11:30AM W01a: Avoid Surprises: Mapping and Analyzing Your Site W02a: Winery Waste Disposal Regulations (Pennsylvania)
11:40AM-12:40PM W01b: Soil and Wine Quality in Burgundy and Beyond* W02b: Increasing Tasting Room Visits Through Social Media
12:40PM-1:35PM Workshop Lunch
1:40PM-2:40PM W01c: Major Underground Features and Challenges in the Mid-Atlantic W02c: Planning Advice from Industry Veterans Pre-Opening
2:50PM-3:50PM W01d: Optimizing Your Site W02d: Financing Strategies Pre-Opening
4:00PM-5:00PM W01e: Panel Discussion on Soil Issues W02e: Learning from the Leaders. Behind the Scenes & Out Front: What Worked and What They Could Have Done Better
6:00PM-7:30PM Welcome Wine Reception

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
8:15AM-9:15AM V01: Worthwhile Cold-Hardy Red Hybrids: St. Croix and Landot Noir* E01: Fruit Wines #1: Chemistry, Processing and Fermentation*
9:25AM-10:25AM V02: Chardonel: A Cost-Effective Alternative to Chardonnay? E02: Fruit Wines #2: Winemaker Roundtable*
10:25AM-10:35AM Coffee Break
10:40AM-11:50AM M01: Direct-To-Consumer Data Security: Lessons from the Trenches E03: Filtration Technologies: Cross-Flow and Lenticular
12:00PM-1:00PM Buffet Lunch Social
2:15PM-3:40PM V03: Fungal Disease Prevention E04: Practical Protocols for Sterile Filtering or Bottling Unfiltered
3:50PM-5:10PM V04: Late Season Rot Management Pre-Harvest and Pre-Crush E05: Microbial Terroir, Brett and the Role of Reductive Strength
6:45PM-8:15PM 5th Annual Industry Celebration Dinner
8:15PM ASEV-ES Live Auction

Thursday, March 10, 2016
8:20AM-9:20AM V05: Recovering From (and Avoiding) Winter Damage M02: Why Your Winery Brand Should Be Like “Weird Al”
9:30 AM-10:30AM M03: Social Media Options for Wine Marketing E06: Winery Lab Analysis: a Video Demonstration
10:30AM-10:40AM Coffee Break
10:45AM-11:45AM E07: Chardonnay Winemaker’s Roundtable #1: The Elegant, Fresh Style* M04: Sell More Wine: A Branding Workshop for Better Wine Label Design
12:00PM-1:15PM Lunch Buffet in the Exhibit Hall
2:00PM-3:00PM E08: Chardonnay Winemaker’s Roundtable #2: The Rich, Full-Bodied Style* M05: Current Trends in Online Marketing
3:10PM-4:10PM V06: Study Results: Cluster Thinning and Improved Grape Chemistry with Chambourcin E09: Oak Barrel Alternatives (Red & White Wines) with Tasting Trials*

* Indicates session with wine tasting.

Tuesday Workshops Enology Money/Management/Marketing Viticulture



Welcome Wine Reception

Tuesday, March 8, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Mix. Mingle. Sip. Repeat.
Logo_new 2013OWPA logoWe welcome back the EWE alumni, greet the newcomers and sample plentiful wines from around the Eastern region. Light bites included.

Sponsored by the Ohio Wine Producers Association and the Pennsylvania Winery Association.

Buffet Lunch Social

Wednesday, March 9, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

It’s more than a tasty lunch. It’s a chance to continue the conversation started in the morning sessions with other attendees, speakers, panelists and exhibitors. Each table of ten provides you an opportunity to chat with nine fellow professionals. So keep the learning going. And enjoy lunch too.

5th Annual Industry Celebration Dinner

Wednesday, March 9, 6:45 – 8:15 p.m.

Label-GalleryRelax and celebrate with your friends and colleagues after a full day at EWE. We’ll feature Eastern wines prior to dinner, more Eastern wines and lively conversation with dinner, and the presentation of a special lifetime achievement award to one of our own. It’s time to raise a glass and celebrate!

Sponsored by Label Gallery.

ASEV-ES Live Auction

Wednesday, March 9, 8:15 p.m.

Grab your paddle! ASEV-ES and EWE are teaming up for the third year to raise much-needed scholarship funds for the next generation of grape growers and winemakers. This animated event begins as the Celebration Dinner concludes and is open to all EWE participants at no charge. Click on the bid card to the right to view a list of auction items so you may plan your bidding strategy in advance.

ASEV-ES Silent Auction

Wednesday, March 9 and Thursday, March 10

ASEV-map-banner-2012The silent auction takes place during show hours and features a range of useful and valuable items for every budget. Place your bid early to secure a possible bargain, but return often to ensure you’ve not been outdone by a rival bidder. All proceeds benefit the ASEV-ES scholarship fund.

Buffet Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

Thursday, March 10, 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.

Stroll the exhibit hall, meet with the company reps you’d like to see, learn about products and services, and enjoy lunch, compliments of the 2016 EWE Exhibiting Companies. Open to all EWE attendees.


Co-Located Event: Wine Sensory Analysis Workshop

Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

VESTA_314x152A sensory workshop that will benefit winemakers, cellar workers, winery staff, and wine enthusiasts who seek a deeper understanding of wine sensory evaluation and its impact on a winery’s success. Workshop attendees will be guided through sensory test methods to access perceived differences and preferences in wine.

Visit for more details and information on how to register.