2014 Schedule at a Glance
The 2015 Schedule will be updated in early October. Please return then for details.
|Monday, March 3, 2014|
|8:00 AM-5:00 PM||Pennsylvania Winery Association Annual Meeting*|
|10:00 AM-3:00 PM||Craft Brandy Distilling Workshop*|
|6:00 PM-7:30 PM||Welcome Wine Reception|
|Tuesday, March 4, 2014|
|8:15 AM-9:15 AM||N01: Lab Testing Cost Analysis: In-House or Outsource?||V01: Panel: How Do We Grow the Grape Supply?|
|9:15 AM-9:25 PM||Coffee Break|
|9:25 AM-10:35 AM||N02: Cold Stabilization: Reducing Time & Energy Costs||V02: Grape-Based Challenges to a Healthy Wine Industry in the Mid-Atlantic|
|10:45 AM-11:55 AM||E01: Optimal Use of Tannin Additions||N03: Are You (Really) Ready to Start a Vineyard?|
|11:30 AM-6:00 PM||EXHIBIT HALL OPEN|
|12:00 PM-1:00 PM||Buffet Lunch Social|
|2:00 PM-3:30 PM||E02: Wine Flaw Focus: the Reduction-Oxidation Spectrum||M01: The Medium is the Massage I:
Setting & Achieving Marketing & Sales Goals with Social Media Tools
|3:30 PM-3:50 PM||Break|
|3:50 PM-5:00 PM||M02: The Medium is the Massage II:
Getting Current with Social Media and Getting Found
|V03: Panel: Products for Reducing Frost Damage|
|7:00 PM-8:30 PM||3rd Annual Industry Celebration Dinner|
|8:30 PM-9:15 PM||ASEV-ES LIVE AUCTION during the 3rd Annual Industry Celebration Dinner|
|Wednesday, March 5, 2014|
|8:20 AM-9:20 AM||M03: Starting a Small Winery||V04: Reducing Bunch Rot by Changing Cluster Architecture|
|9:15 AM-2:30 PM||EXHIBIT HALL OPEN|
|9:20 AM-9:35 PM||Coffee Break|
|9:35 AM-10:35 AM||E03: Better Bordeaux Blends I: Through Fermentation||V05: Climate Change and Viticulture Sustainability in the East|
|10:45 AM-11:45 AM||E04: Better Bordeaux Blends II: Post Fermentation||M04: Cost Accounting: Defining the Real Cost of Production|
|12:15 PM-1:30 PM||Lunch Buffet in the Exhibit Hall|
|2:00 PM-3:00 PM||E05: New Research: Improving the Sensitivity of MLF Paper Chromatography||V06: New Research I: SWD Fruit Fly Update / Optimizing N Applications for Cover Cropped Sites|
|3:00 PM-3:10 PM||Break|
|3:10 PM-4:10 PM||E06: Wild Card Wines||V07: New Research II: UAVs (Drones) in the Vineyard and Use of New Bird Deterrents in Vineyards|
|Thursday, March 6, 2014|
|9:00 AM-12:15 PM||W01: Workshop: Distillation||W02: Workshop: Direct-to-Consumer|
|1:15 PM-2:15 PM||W02A: Direct-to-Consumer Post Workshop Module|
|Enology||Money/Management/Marketing||Newcomers to the Business||Viticulture||Half-Day Workshops|
*Separate Registration Required
EWE 2014 Social & Networking Events
WELCOME WINE RECEPTION • Monday, March 3 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Enjoy wines from New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia 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 noshing some light bites and sampling Eastern wines from fellow EWE participants.
BYOW is welcomed and encouraged.
BUFFET LUNCH SOCIAL • Tuesday, March 4 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Enjoy an informal, sociable buffet lunch with fellow attendees and speakers.
THIRD ANNUAL EWE INDUSTRY CELEBRATION DINNER • Tuesday, March 4 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm
The evening begins with pre-dinner snacks, Eastern wine samplings, and a chance to mingle with your fellow attendees, speakers and exhibitors. Dinner immediately follows with the presentation of a special lifetime achievement award. 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.
All three Networking & Social Events noted above are included with purchase of the Two-Day Conference or Conference+Workshop Pass. They may also be purchased a la carte in conjunction with other registration passes. See registration page for pricing.
LUNCH BUFFET IN THE EXHIBIT HALL • Wednesday, March 5 | 12:15 – 1:30 pm
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.
Thank you to all of our 2014 Exhibiting companies for hosting the Lunch Buffet.
EWE 2014 Partner Events
NEW IN 2014! ASEV-ES LIVE AUCTION • Tuesday, March 4 | 8:30 – 9:15 pm
Participate in the ASEV-ES LIVE AUCTION during the Industry Celebration Dinner. Join Eastern Winery Exposition in supporting the American Society for Enology and Viticulture-Eastern Section (ASEV-ES) scholarship fund. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to support the next generation of wine makers and grape growers in the Eastern US!
Free to all attendees.
PENNSYLVANIA WINERY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING • Monday, March 3, 2013 | 8:00 am – 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 email@example.com.
PWA Meeting registrants are eligible for discounts on EWE registration fees.
CRAFT BRANDY DISTILLING WORKSHOP • Monday, March 3, 2013 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
American Distilling Institute (distilling.com) will hold a hands-on craft brandy distilling workshop on Monday, March 3, at the Fiore Winery & Distillery located at 3026 Whiteford Road in Pylesville, Maryland 21132 (fiorewinery.com).
ADI president Bill Owens will discuss the renaissance in craft distilling and master distiller Eric Watson will discuss fermentation, distillation and maturation of brandy with a hands-on demonstration. The workshop runs 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, costs $475 and includes lunch, and a brandy and grappa tasting. This is a separate event from the March 6 half-day grappa workshop and registration is through ADI, not EWE.
Separate registration is required. Call Bill Owens at 510-886-7418.