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2015 Wine Bloggers Conference Scholarship

The Wine Bloggers Conference affords attendees the opportunity to visit a different wine region every year, get to know the host wineries and wines up close and personal, and bone-up on social media practices, blogging skills, and marketing in the digital world.  At just $95 for Citizen Bloggers, the conference itself is down-right affordable.  The costs associated with getting to the conference + lodging can be cost prohibitive to some potential attendees.  The Wine Bloggers Conference … Read More...

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Wine Bloggers Conference Content is Announced

We are happy to announce the content for the 2015 Wine Bloggers Conference has been mostly finalized and is now online on our Agenda. Determining content for the WBC is a long process that involves substantial input from our alumni. We recently conducted two surveys of our alumni. The first asked about whether we should implement […]


WBC15 Pre-Con Overnight with Seneca Lake Winery Association

Wine Bloggers Conference attendees have the opportunity to make the most of their WBC experience each year by participating in optional, pre and post-conference excursions.  This year’s pre-conference adventure explores the northern half of Lake Seneca and represents the conference’s only outing to this part of the Finger Lakes wine region.  Our 2015 partnership with […]

Changes in Store for WBC15

We have asked WBC attendees to rate the conference every year since we started in 2008. And each year we review all the ratings, read all the comments, and create a plan for improving the conference based on your suggestions. Here are a few changes you can look forward to in 2015: We will soon […]

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2015 Call for Content – We Want to Hear From You!

The Wine Bloggers Conference is all about you – online wine writers.  And we want to know what you want from the 2015 conference.  We are now collecting suggestions via our annual Call for Content and will then have a vote by alumni of potential content sessions before determining the agenda for WBC15. We are […]

Happy Holidays from the Finger Lakes

The Wine Bloggers Conference recently caught up with Laury Poland, President of the Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, an Elite Sponsor of the 2015 conference.  New York was named the 2014 “Wine Region of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast magazine and we are pumped to be in the Finger Lakes next summer.  The […]

Finger Lakes Will Be An Awesome Host for WBC

Two of the highest-rated Wine Bloggers Conferences out of the seven so far were 2010 in Walla Walla, Washington and 2013 in Penticton, British Columbia. We think it is not a coincidence these were also two of our smallest host cities and we believe the 2015 conference, to be held August 13-16 in Corning, New […]

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Zephyr Adventures in the New York Times

Taste Vacations, the new food, wine, beer, and spirits tour company from Zephyr Adventures, was included in yesterday’s New York Times travel section. I would like to say we were “featured” in the paper but the article was just a few paragraphs. Still, the New York Times is one of the best locations for a […]

What Is a “Citizen Wine Blogger”?

There has been some discussion and confusion since the latest Wine Bloggers Conference about what a Citizen Wine Blogger is. I created the term “Citizen Wine Blogger” back in 2008 when we first started the Wine Bloggers Conference. The goal was to provide a less-expensive price to the WBC to those bloggers who were not […]

The Future of the Wine Blog Awards

The Wine Blog Awards have now operated eight years in a row, generate hundreds of nominations and thousands of public votes each year, and provide valuable exposure for wine blogging in general and quality blogs in particular. At the same time, every year brings suggestions about how the awards process should be changed and improved. […]