What’s New with WSET

Presented by WSET Join WSETs’ new CEO Michelle Brampton and Executive Director, WSET Americas & WSET Asia Pacific, Dave Rudman DipWSET as they discuss the future of WSET.

DOCa Rioja, a Dance Between Tradition and Innovation!

Presented by DOCa Rioja Rioja is a vibrant wine region committed to tradition and evolution. With over 2000 years of history of making wine, Rioja is one of the world’s most consolidated wine regions in the world. Conserving this experience and tradition, the region is committed to evolve with the market’s new realities: sustainability, technology, […]

Riedel Glassware Seminar

Presented by Riedel Crystal of America, Inc. Join Riedel Crystal and Julio Ruiz to participate in a unique sensory experience of a comparative Riedel Wine Glass tasting. He will guide you through an enjoyable and educational event, which will show the effect the shape and size of a glass has on our perception and enjoyment […]

Inspiration for Innovation: Innovation is Alive and Well in the Wine Industry

Sonoma Wine Business Institute

Presented by: Sonoma State University It often seems like innovation is confined to a few fast-paced industries such as tech or medicine. That might be true for the occasional industry-changing concept, but smaller-scale innovations are possible in almost every business—including wine & spirits. They can be found all along the value chain—in marketing, sales, distribution, […]


Presented by Vojvodina Development Agency – Republic of Serbia Wines have been produced in Serbia since the time of the Roman Empire. As a part of the same Imperial Project at the very same time, vineyards were planted in both Burdigala and Alma Mons (what are now Bordeaux, France, and Fruška Gora, Serbia). Explore this […]

The Crus Bourgeois du Médoc 2020 Classification

Presented by Les Crus Bourgeois du Médoc Hosted by Mary Gorman, MW, this class will take a deep dive into the 2020 Crus Bourgeois du Médoc Classification. Understanding how it was built and what the plan is for the future with a focus on some key points such as environmental obligation, quality for consumers and […]

Staying Ahead of Alcohol’s Ecommerce Complexities

Presented by DRINKS How do you prepare your business for the next era of alcohol ecommerce sales? This session will explore the rapid changes to alcohol ecommerce and beverage compliance in an industry increasingly driven by consumers. Learn from panelists representing one of the leading direct-to-consumer (DTC) experts in the nation, the largest ecommerce platform […]


Presented by Okinawa Distillers Association Japan’s oldest distilled spirit, Awamori, has a history reaching back 600 years. This single pot distilled rice distillate is a product of the unique history of Okinawa and naturally lends itself to being enjoyed with food. Only a handful of the 47 producers of Awamori are even exported to mainland […]