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Eastern Winery Exposition | Schedule

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
12:30-1:25 PM Lunch
1:30-2:25 PM W01c: Tax & Trade Bureau – Intro for New Wineries and Online Resources for All W02c: New Winery Technology
2:30-2:40 PM Break
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
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
9:25 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?

Enology Money/Management/Marketing Northern Grapes Symposium Viticulture Tuesday Workshops

WELCOME WINE RECEPTION • Tuesday, March 17 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm

richard & attendees.IMG_7807Enjoy 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

Official Dinner Sponsor

Official Dinner Sponsor

z.for-web.IMG_8242_webThe 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.

ASEV-ES LIVE AUCTION • Wednesday, March 18 | 8:15 – 9:00 pm

ASEV-map-banner-2012Participate 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!