Gina Gallo to headline Women in Wine celebration at Women for WineSense event
Registration Deadline: Sep 5, 2013
Event Type: Seminars and Classes,Association Meeting,Trade Tasting/Fair,Regional or Association Tasting
Description: AUGUST 16, 2013, Sonoma, California: On the evening of Sept. 12, 2013, a panel of wine industry trailblazers, including Gina Gallo, acclaimed third-generation winemaker from one of America’s most historic winemaking families, E & J Gallo; Michaela K. Rodeno, author of recently released, “From Bubbles to Boardrooms: Act 1: Startups Are Such Fun (Volume 1)” and former CEO of St. Supéry; Claudia Schubert, president of Napa-based Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines; and moderator Tom Wark, of Wark Communications, and award-winning blogger of Fermentation, The Daily Wine Blog, will gather for the Napa|Sonoma chapter of Women for WineSense’s (WWS) annual “Women in Wine” panel. Under this year’s theme “Thinking Outside the Bottle: Successful Women in the Wine Business,” this panel of wine industry leaders will speak about their careers, their paths to success and their advice to those entering or moving up in the industry.
This event will be held at Buena Vista Historical Winery, part of the Boisset Family Estates Collection, in Sonoma, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Guests will be greeted with a glass of wine in the recently renovated winery’s landscaped courtyard. A welcome message by Buena Vista proprietor Jean-Charles Boisset will follow, along with a ‘family winemaking’ discussion with his wife, Gina Gallo, inside the winery’s Press House Tasting Room in advance of the panelists’ main program.
Both members and non-members of WWS are invited to attend. Ticket prices are $75 for early bird members through Aug. 21. Tickets will be available to the public on Aug. 22. Attendees can purchase tickets online at www.WWS-WomeninWine2013.Eventbrite.com.
• Event Organizer:
Women for WineSense
Buena Vista Historical Winery
18000 Old Winery Road Sonoma, CA 95476
• Website: wwsnapasonoma.com
$95 member/general; $45 WWS Student Members
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