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Day 3: Symposium 2017

Day 3: Symposium 2017

Thursday February 23


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



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


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


4:00 PM
Free Time / Shop 

Spice Island Marketplace


4:30 and 5:00 PM Buses to Meadowood   


6:00 PM

Woodside Room


7:00 PM
Farewell Dinner 

Vintners Room


9:00 PM
After Party

Woodside Room


Friday February 24 


7:30 to Noon

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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