2013 Schedule at a Glance
The 2014 schedule will be posted in early Autumn 2013. Please come back then.
|Tuesday, March 5, 2013|
|8:00am-5:00pm||Pennsylvania Winery Association Annual Meeting*|
|6:00pm-7:30pm||Welcome Wine Reception|
|Wednesday, March 6, 2013|
|8:15am-9:15am||N01: Avoiding Oxidation in Small Wineries||8:15am-9:15am||V01: Sustainability Programs in the East|
|9:25pm-10:35am||N02: Lab Trials for Fining Agents||9:25am-10:35am||V02: Vine Size, Vine Capacity, Crop Load & Vine Balance|
|10:45am-11:55am||N03: When and Why You Do Wine Analyses||10:45am-11:55am||E01: Phenolic Management for Aromatic White Wines|
|11:15am-6:00pm||Exhibit Hall open|
|12:00pm-1:00pm||Buffet Lunch Social|
|2:10pm-2:40pm||M01: Turning Customers into Brand Ambassadors||2:15pm-3:15pm||E02: Combined Titrametric Analysis of TA and YAN|
|2:45pm-3:45pm||M02: Social Media for Wine Marketing #1: What’s New in Tools & Trends|
|4:00-5:10pm||M03: Social Media for Wine Marketing #2: Guided Facebook Exercise||3:50-5:10pm||E03: Winemakers Roundtable: Seyval, Viognier & Traminette|
|7:00pm-9:00pm||2nd Annual EWE Industry Celebration Dinner|
|Thursday, March 7, 2013|
|8:20am-9:20am||E04: Soft Reds and Hard Cash||8:20am-9:20am||V03: New Pomace Fly Pests|
|9:15am-2:15pm||Exhibit Hall open|
|9:35am-10:35am||E05: Winery Energy Savings: New (and Re-visited) Technologies||9:35am-10:35am||V04: Fungal Disease Update|
|10:45am-11:45am||M04: Winery Energy Savings in Action (panel)||10:45am-11:45am||V05: What Good Plant Material Looks Like|
|12:15pm-1:30pm||Lunch in Exhibit Hall|
|2:00pm-3:00pm||M05: The Debate in Winery Accounting: Cash or Accrual, and Who’s Winning||2:00pm-2:30pm||E06: New Technologies in the Vineyard & Winery (Viticulture)|
|2:30pm-3:00pm||E06: New Technologies in the Vineyard & Winery (Winemaking)|
|3:10pm-4:10pm||M06: Best New Event & Money-Saving Ideas||3:10pm-4:10pm||V06: Strategies for Sour Rot Reduction/Avoidance|
|Friday, March 8, 2013|
|8:00am – 5:30pm||New Grape Grower Workshop*|
|9:00am-12:15pm||C01: Hard Cider Workshop (Varieties & Styles, Processing & Stabilization, Ice Cider)|
|* Separate registration required|
2013 Social and Networking Events
WELCOME WINE RECEPTION • Tuesday, March 5 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Co-sponsored by Pennsylvania Winery Association, Ohio Wine Producers Association & ‘License to Steal’ National Wine Marketing Conference Enjoy wines from Pennsylvania, Ohio and from all around the East, meet members of the Pennsylvania Winery Association, representatives from the Ohio Wine Producers Association, and industry friends from other Eastern states and provinces.
The evening provides an excellent opportunity to share stories and network, while sampling assorted cheeses and a variety of other light bites. BYOW is welcomed and encouraged.
BUFFET LUNCH SOCIAL • Wednesday, March 6 | 12:15 – 1:15 pm
Enjoy an informal, sociable buffet lunch with fellow attendees and speakers.
SECOND ANNUAL EWE INDUSTRY CELEBRATION DINNER • Wednesday, March 6 | 7:00 – 9:00 pm
The evening begins with tasty appetizers, Eastern wine samplings, and a chance to mingle with your fellow attendees, speakers and exhibitors. Dinner immediately follows. A special lifetime achievement award will be presented and we’ll also be entertained by Laurie The Wine Coach and her unique style of ‘wine stand-up’ comedy. It’s the perfect way to wind down from the first full day of EWE and to celebrate the start of a new growing season. BYOW is welcomed and encouraged.
Laurie’s mobile app ”The Wine Coach” was recently recognized as one of Wine Enthusiast’s Top 8 Wine Apps. She’ll be speaking Wednesday on Social Media for Wine Marketing but will also be sharing her wine themed stand-up comedy with us at the celebration dinner. Come and enjoy this accomplished, informative and funny wine professional.
LUNCH BUFFET IN THE EXHIBIT HALL • Thursday, March 7 | 12:15 – 1:30 pm
Sponsored by the Exhibiting Companies Dessert provided by Vin Table This casual walk-around lunch buffet is a great way to meet the exhibiting companies and learn more about the products that can help you in your business. A variety of food options will be available. Free to all attendees.
2013 Co-Located Events
Pennsylvania Winery Association Annual Meeting* • Tuesday, March 5 | 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Open to members of the Pennsylvania Winery Association. For more information and registration please contact Jennifer Eckinger at (717) 234-1844 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Grape Grower Workshop* • Friday, March 8 | 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
Dr. Joe Fiola (University of Maryland) and Mark Chien (Penn State) will present a commercial wine grape vineyard development workshop for beginner and prospective wine grape growers.
Before that first vine is planted, much learning and experience is needed. With the information you gain from this workshop you will be prepared to make a decision about whether or not to plant a vineyard, and be provided a foundation upon which to build your vineyard project should you decide to proceed. The $125 registration fee is separate from the EWE conference registration fee. Pre-registration for the workshop is required prior to March 5. For more information, please contact Mark Chien at 717-394-6851 or email@example.com. All registrants for the New Grape Grower Workshop are eligible for a 15% discount on the EWE Conference and Conference+Cider Package.
*Separate registration required