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Day 3: Symposium 2017

Day 3: Symposium 2017

Thursday February 23

CAREER ADVANCEMENT DAY

CIA Greystone 

Evan Goldstein, Thursday Master of Ceremonies

  

7:45 and 8:15 AM Buses to CIA / Breakfast

Bakery Café   

 

9:00 AM Welcome: Tom Bensel

CIA Greystone 

 

Wine Industry Keynote: Kevin Zraly

ECOLAB

 

10:00 AM Break

 

10:15 AM Master Tasting

Kevin Zraly, Evan Goldstein, Esther Mobley, Madeline Puckette

 

11:30 AM Money Talk: The Real Potential for Pay Rates and Terms

Moderator: Richard Bradley with Paul Gregutt, Julia Cosgrove, Meridith May

What can a writer expect these days?

 

12:30 to 1:15 PM Lunch

 

1:30 PM Building a Career

Kevin Zraly, moderator with Paul Gregutt, Leslie Sbrocco, Madeline Puckette, Evan Goldstein

Contemplating various and sundry roads that lead to success in the industry

 

Vintage Perspective Tasting Preview   

 

2:45 PM Break

  

3:00 PM
Breakout Session #1  

Spark Up Your Tasting Notes
Esther Mobley and Chris Macias with a tasting
RUDD CENTER

 

Breakout Session #2
Writing Perfect Pitches and Book Proposals 
Dianne Jacob, Chris Knutsen, Jim Gordon
ECOLAB

 

4:00 PM
Free Time / Shop 

Spice Island Marketplace

 

4:30 and 5:00 PM Buses to Meadowood   

 

6:00 PM
Reception 

Woodside Room

 

7:00 PM
Farewell Dinner 

Vintners Room

 

9:00 PM
After Party

Woodside Room

 

Friday February 24 

 

7:30 to Noon
Checkout

Meadowood Reception Lodge

 

9:00 to 11:00 AM
Continuous shuttles to the Vintage Perspective Tasting at Hall Wines

 

11:30 AM
Final shuttle from Hall Wines to Meadowood

 

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