Date: Thursday, June 25
Time of seminars: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: Salons II – X, The Meritage Resort at Napa
These seminars are designed to emphasize useful, practical, hands-on knowledge of the general topic category with specific product focus. The speakers panels will integrate industry and/or academia with supplier expertise.
Speakers will be added as confirmed.
|This seminar will provide an overview of clinical analyzers.
|Chair||Linda Trotta, Consulting Winemaker, Teresina, California
|Suppliers||Arthur Milrod, Metrohm USA Inc, Florida
Steve Stadlmann, Astoria Pacific International, Oregon
|Industry||Cindy Cosco, Crush Pad, California
Evan Schiff, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, California
Oak Alternatives II
|The use of oak alternatives has increased in recent years across the wine industry. The proficiency of their application and understanding the results are ongoing topics. We have a balanced combination of supplier and industry speakers who will share and discuss their products and experiences. Even though the general consumers and many winemakers may not regard oak alternatives as preferable products, you may be surprised by what the teams have to share. It is important to emphasize that the quality of the different products and mastering their use are the keys to success.|
|Chair||Leticia Chacón-Rodriguez, Foster’s Wine Estates Americas, California|
|Suppliers||David Plumb, Fine Northern Oak, Minnesota
Galina Seabrook, Innerstave, California
|Industry||Mike Robustelli, McManis Family Vineyards, California
Signe Zoller, Zoller Wine Styling, California
|This seminar will take a look at sustainable winery design and construction from the inception of the winery owner’s vision to final production.|
|Chair||Thomas Collins, Foster’s Wine Estates Americas, California|
|Suppliers||Del Nordby, Nordby Construction, California
Randy Simonson, BAR Architects, California
Greg Swaffar, Summit Engineering Inc, California
|Industry||Zach Rasmussen, Goldeneye Winery, California