St Helena, CA
Registration Deadline: Apr 9, 2014
Event Type: Seminars and Classes,Association Meeting
Description: The Napa | Sonoma chapter of Women for WineSense’s (WWS) Winemaker and Viticulture Roundtable will present “Media Training for Winemakers,” with guest speaker Tim Zahner, Chief Marketing Officer for Sonoma County Tourism, on April 16, 2014, between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 pm., at Markham Vineyards in St. Helena. The free roundtable meeting is open to WWS’ Winemaker members and interested women winemakers that have RSVP’d through the roundtable chair.
Host Kim Nicholls, winemaker at Markham Vineyards, will first provide a behind-the-scenes cellar tour at 3:30 p.m. before the roundtable speaker begins at 4:00 p.m., featuring a sampling of Markham wines to accompany Mr. Zahner’s program. Ms. Nicholls is one of three featured winemakers in a new PBS TV series, "Vintage Napa Valley, 2012" and also provides unique perspective on working with the media.
Next, Roundtable Chair and WWS member Julie Lumgair will lead the meeting through a Q&A discussion with Mr. Zahner. He will provide perspective to help to put the winemaker’s best foot forward in many situations, from press interviews, TV, media site visits, print, live speaking events, online and much more.
• Event Organizer:
Women for WineSense
2812 Saint Helena Highway St Helena, CA 94574
3: 30 pm
• Website: wwsnapasonoma.com
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