CAWG Summer Conference

July 22, 2015 – July 23, 2015 all-day
Silverado Resort & Spa
1600 Atlas Peak Road
Napa, CA 94558
Jenny Devine-Smith

CAWG Summer Conference, July 22-23, at Silverado Resort & Spa in Napa

The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) is hosting the CAWG Summer Conference on July 22-23, 2015, at the Silverado Resort & Spa in Napa. The 41st Annual Meeting features a full slate of activities, including educational sessions, presentation of leadership awards, dinner and wine, and a day of golf. CAWG’s speaker program will be held on Thursday, July 23, and feature these presentations:


  • Wine Market Update and Insights by Mike Veseth, editor of The Wine Economist, and John Gillispie, Wine Market Council president


  • How Do We Grow the Market for California Wines? by Rob McMillan, EVP and founder of Silicon Valley Bank’s Wine Division, and Amy Hoopes, chief marketing officer/EVP, Global Sales, Wente Family Estates


  • Update from Washington, DC by Louie Perry, CAWG’s federal lobbying team member from Cornerstone Government Affairs


  • The View from Trinchero Family Estates (luncheon keynote address) by Bob Torkelson, president and COO of Trinchero Family Estates


CAWG has negotiated a room rate of $199 at the Silverado Resort & Spa; reserve at this rate by Wednesday, July 8.


More Info

Event info is available on the CAWG web site. [ link: ] Or, for event details and sponsorship opportunities, contact Jenny Devine-Smith at jenny(at)jmdevinegroup(dot)com, or call the CAWG office at (916) 379-8995.


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