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noun:  1. the strength and forward movement of the Lake County wine region

2. an exciting seminar series for the Lake County wine industry

November 2013          January 2014               March 2014


Three seminars for Lake County winegrowers, winery owners,
winemakers, and tasting room managers

• A don’t-miss opportunity to gather with local wine industry colleagues

• Discuss market trends specific to the Lake County appellation

• Walk away with marketing tools and sales techniques

Seminar Three
Cultivating business relationships, successful grower-buyer relations,
sales, and contracts

March 13, 2014
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Soper-Reese Theatre, Lakeport

Keynote presentations by:

• Andy Beckstoffer, Owner/Chairman of Beckstoffer Vineyards

• Carol Kingery Ritter with Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty

• Plus a panel discussion with buyers from around the North Coast,
and a social hour with wine and bites.

Seminar Two
Understanding market demand for Lake County winegrapes and wines,
what buyers expect

January 23, 2014
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Soper-Reese Theatre, Lakeport

Keynote presentations by:

 Dan Aguilar, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank’s Wine Division

• Christian Miller, Proprietor, Full Glass Research & Research Director

• Plus a dynamic panel discussion with North Coast winemakers, technical wine tasting, networking, and more……

• Wine and appetizers

 Seminar One

Friday, November 22, 2013
1:00 pm  – 4:30 pm
Soper-Reese Theatre, Lakeport

• Keynote presentation by Professor Greg Jones on the climate of the Clear Lake winegrowing region

• Presentation on the Lake County Rising story

• Winegrower/winemaker panel discussion on Lake County AVAs

• Guided technical tasting on the evolving style of Lake County wines

• Wine and appetizers

Thank you to all who made Momentum such a success:

Soper-Reese Theatre
Lake Event Design & Rental
Bellissimo! Wine Country Catering
Chic Le Chef
Rosey Cooks
David Neft
AJ Franks
Lakeport Furniture
TJ Designs
Pak N Mail
Baldwin Press
Nathan De Hart Photography
Allied Grape Growers
American Ag Credit
Lincoln-Leavitt Insurance Agency
North Coast Vineyard Services
Pacific Gas and Electric
Savings Bank of Mendocino County
Western Weather
Lake County Winery Association
Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill
Gregory Graham Wines
Langtry Estate
Laujor Estate
Olof Cellars
Rosa d’Oro Vineyards
Six Sigma Ranch
Steele Wines
Vingolo Vineyards
Wildhurst Vineyards

Sponsored by the Lake County Winegrape Commission. Funded in part by a USDA specialty crop grant.