Winebusiness.com - Homepage for the Wine Industry

More Than 1,400 Attend Second Annual WiVi Central Coast


Date: 03/25/14

PRESS RELEASE


PASO ROBLES, CA—The second annual WiVi Central Coast concluded its two-day wine industry conference and trade show with more than 1,400 total attendees (almost 1,000 attendees and over 400 exhibitor staff). The Central Coast-focused symposium, presented by Wine Business Monthly and Precision Ag Consulting, featured a sold-out trade show with 40,000 square feet of exhibit space with 125 exhibiting companies. The conference took place on March 19 and 20 at the Paso Robles Event Center in Paso Robles, California.

The show was well-supported by the local wine industry with support from six wine trade associations—Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance, Monterey Wine Country, Santa Barbara County Vintners, San Luis Obispo Vintners, Santa Cruz Mountain Winegrowers and the Independent Grape Growers of Paso Robles—and 27 corporate sponsors.

The 2014 conference included sessions on winemaking, viticulture and direct-to-consumer marketing, as well as a session presenting the results of Wine Business Monthly’s Salary Survey for the Central Coast. Two of the most popular sessions included tastings: Kevin Sass of Halter Ranch led attendees through a comparative tasting of the effects of various barrels and toasts on a finished wine, and Lance Cutler of Wine Business Monthly conducted a Varietal Focus tasting of Grenache. Articles on each of these tastings will appear in future issues of Wine Business Monthly.

Information on the 2015 WiVi Central Coast Symposium & Trade Show will be available at wivicentralcoast.com soon.

About WiVi Central Coast

WiVi Central Coast is presented by Wine Business Monthly and Precision Ag Consulting. Wine Business Monthly is the leader in product information and resources for the wine industry, and Precision Ag is a Central Coast viticulture consulting business that understands education and the pulse of the Central Coast. Both companies are working together to create the premiere conference and trade show on the Central Coast.
 

Subscribe to Daily news Email

FREE Wine Business Daily News delivers the industry's top stories emailed to you from our editorial team.

most popular daily news links

latest used barrels

- used barrels  •  yesterday at 3:47PM PDT
- used barrels  •  yesterday at 1:16PM PDT
- used barrels  •  yesterday at 8:07AM PDT
- used barrels  •  Jul 29, 2014 at 12:07PM PDT

latest real estate

- real estate  •  Jul 29, 2014 at 8:21AM PDT
- real estate  •  Jul 28, 2014 at 8:48AM PDT
- real estate  •  Jul 24, 2014 at 12:14PM PDT
- real estate  •  Jul 24, 2014 at 11:58AM PDT
- real estate  •  Jul 24, 2014 at 11:40AM PDT

industry events

Aug 1
CA
Aug 2
CA
Search Events:

Copyright© 1994-2014 by Wine Communications Group. All Rights Reserved. Copyright protection extends to all written material, graphics, backgrounds and layouts. None of this material may be reproduced for any reason without written permission of the Publisher. Wine Business Insider, Wine Business Monthly, Grower & Cellar News and Wine Market News are all trademarks of Wine Communications Group and will be protected to the fullest extent of the law.