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Day 2: Symposium 2019

Day 2: Symposium 2019

Wednesday February 20
Meadowood Napa Valley
MC: Karen MacNeil
7:45 to 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
Vintners Room
8:45 AM Welcome: Julia Allenby and Karen MacNeil
9:00 to 10:00 AM KEYNOTE: John Brecher – Writing From the Heart 
10:00 to 10:05 AM Transition
10:05  to 11:00 AM PANEL: Where Does Your Inspiration Come From? 
Moderator: Karen MacNeil, with Molly Watson, Matt Bean, and Mary-Frances Heck
11:00 to 11:15 AM Break
11:15 to 11:45 AM KALEIDOSCOPE: Working Your Way to the Leading Question. 
Ellen Fort, Julia Cosgrove, Richard Bradley
11:45 to 12:15 PM WRITING EXERCISE – led by Dorothy Gaiter
12:15 to 12:45 PM PANEL: Why Am I Not Writing? Getting Past the Wall
Moderator: Karen MacNeil, with Julia Cosgrove, Erin Kirchenmann, John Brecher
12:45 to 1:30 PM Lunch
Woodside Room
1:30 to 2:00 PM KALEIDOSCOPE: Pushing the Wine Writing Boundaries
Mary-Frances Heck, Erin Kirchenmann, Esther Mobley
Vintners Room
2:00 to 2:45 PM WRITING EXERCISE – led by John Brecher
2:45 to 3:00 PM Break
3:00 to 3:45 PM PANEL: Thriving in Controlled Chaos
Moderator: Karen MacNeil, with Ellen Fort, Molly Watson, Matt Bean
3:45 to 4:30 PM  PANEL: ContemporaryTopics in Wine Writing
Moderator: Karen MacNeil, with Richard Bradley, Esther Mobley, Mary-Frances Heck
4:30 to 6 PM Coaching Sessions (require advance reservations)
The Grill
6:00 PM Triple Mystery Dinner
Meet in Reception Lodge

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