Momentum 2020

March 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Soper-Reese Theatre
275 South Main Street
CA 95453

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In light of recent guidance from public health officials regarding the cancellation of events through the end of March to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Lake County Winegrape Commission regrets that Momentum 2020, which was scheduled for March 26, has been canceled.

The specific guidance urges cancellation or postponement of large events and those held in venues in which social distancing of at least six feet per person is not possible.

Refunds of ticket purchases will be issued automatically in the coming days. For any questions regarding refunds, please call the Lake County Winegrape Commission office at (707) 279-2633.

It is our hope that Momentum 2020 can be rescheduled in the coming months.

Register today for Momentum 2020, which takes place Thursday, March 26 at the Soper-Reese Theatre in Lakeport.*

Date: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Time: 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM, with a wine social to follow

Location: Soper-Reese Theatre, Lakeport (map)

Register Today

This must-attend industry event will feature guest speakers on a range of timely and important subjects along with time to relax and socialize.

The full program includes:

  • Market observations and insights from the road with Clay Shannon, Shannon Ridge Family of Wines
  • The state of the wine industry with Glenn Proctor, Ciatti Global Wine & Grape Brokers
  • Techniques for vineyard optimization with Lise Asimont, VinSense
  • The real value of sustainable winegrowing with Allison Jordan, California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance
  • Lake County brand and tourism promotion with Brian Fisher and Michelle Scully, Lake County Tourism Improvement District
  • Winemaker-led tasting through a selection of wines with Joy Merrilees, Shannon Ridge Family of Wines
  • Wine social and mixer with hors d’oeuvres by Rosey Cooks, wines from the Lake County Winery Association, and music by Austin & Owens

* Space is limited. Advance registration required. Must be 21 and over to attend. Growers may register for free with the code: GROWER20

Keynote Speaker: Clay Shannon

Clay Shannon, Shannon Ridge Family of Wines, Lake County, Calif.Clay Shannon, owner and visionary leader of Shannon Ridge Family of Wines and Shannon Ranch located in Lake County, has transformed his ranch into one of the agricultural icons of California’s North Coast.

His vision in developing the vineyards was simple: “We wanted to grow the best fruit in the world, but we wanted to do it in a way that made us happy living there. Sustainability isn’t some philosophical concept; it’s the way we live our lives.”






Momentum 2020 is presented by
Lake County Winegrape Commission & Lake County Winery Association

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