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Wine Blogger Reports: Call for Speakers

Wanted: Eight Citizen Wine Bloggers who are attending the 2016 Wine Bloggers Conference and wish to take five minutes to address the audience about your current wine blogging or wine industry activities. We are putting out a Call for Speakers for the final content session of the 2016 conference, the Wine Blogger Reports. Each speaker will have five minutes to talk about what he or she is doing in wine blogging or the wine industry. Topic examples include how you created a local-only blog, … Read More...

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WBC in Lodi California | Peer Reviewed and Approved

Lodi Wine Commission has had a BIG year and it’s been a win win partnership to bring the 2016 Wine Bloggers Conference to the area.  If you are not convinced Lodi is going to be one of our best WBC’s yet, think again.  Not only do we have an excellent agenda, content and speakers for […]

Vote Now for Wine Blog Awards Finalists

The annual Wine Blog Awards process is in full swing and it is time to vote for your favorites. Voting ends June 13: The Wine Blog Awards panel of judges reviewed all nominated blogs for each of seven awards categories and have come up with their five (or more given a tie) finalists. The public […]


UC Davis: A Leading Innovator of Grape Growing and Winemaking Since the 1930s

WBC16 sponsor UC Davis is known for cutting-edge wine research and teaching, the technologically-advanced Jess S. Jackson Sustainable Winery Building, and the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science.  In fact, the university is so well known in the wine industry some people point to just two degrees of separation between UC Davis’ Department of Viticulture and Enology and […]

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WBC16 Excursion to Ironstone Vineyards

It’s going to be a great year at WBC16!  We had such a tremendous response to the excursions, our friends at Ironstone Vineyards threw their name in the cap to host a second post-conference excursion option.  This excursion is designed to give attendees a unique and intimate setting few will ever get to experience getting […]


The Relationship of Wine Bloggers to Wineries

The relationship between wine bloggers and wineries is complicated. Bloggers often write about a winery or its wines. Sometimes this is done without ever alerting the winery and other times it is done with some help – information, a quote, a free tasting, a visit, a dinner, or perhaps an event at the Wine Bloggers […]

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Master Sommelier Andrea Robinson to Keynote WBC16

We are super pleased to announce Andrea Robinson will provide the keynote address at the 2016 Wine Bloggers Conference, taking place August 11-14 in Lodi, California. One of only 23 female Master Sommeliers in the world, Andrea couples this distinction with a strong culinary pedigree as a graduate and former Dean of the French Culinary […]

New WBC Post-Conference Excursion to Ironstone Vineyards

To those who were still looking for a post-conference adventure, we have an additional excursion option for you!   Ironstone Vineyards will be hosting an excursion to their winery in Murphys, CA. At an elevation between 2,200-2,400 feet, Murphys is in the heart of the historic 49er gold rush country.  Murphys, also called “Queen of […]