Agenda

2015 WINE BLOGGERS CONFERENCE AGENDA

All events will be held at the host Radisson Hotel in Corning, The Finger Lakes, New York unless otherwise noted. The agenda is tentative and will be revised as we get closer to the conference.

Wednesday, August 15
Pre-Conference Excursion: details to be announced

Thursday, August 16
5:30 PM Pre-Conference Excursion finishes at the hotel

7:30 – 10:00 PM  Registration, Expo, Gift Suite, and Opening Wine Reception

Friday, August 17
8:45 – 9:45 AM Registration

9:45 – 10:45AM Conference Opening & Keynote Speech

10:45 – 11:45 Finger Lakes Panel featuring a Geologist, Winemaker, and Retailer

11:45 – 1:15 Lunch – Pending Sponsorship

1:15 – 2:15 Wine Discovery Sessions – Choose one of three

2:30 – 3:30 Live Wine Blogging – Whites & Rosés

4:00 Depart from Hotel for Excursions into Finger Lakes Wine Country

8:45 PM Wines of North America Reception with Touring & Tasting

10:45 PM Official After Parties

Saturday, August 18
9:30 – 10:30 AM Breakout Sessions – Choose one of three

10:45 – 11:45 AM Breakout Sessions – Choose one of three

11:45 AM – 1:15 PM Lunch – Pending Sponsorship

1:15 – 2:15 PM  Wine Discovery Breakout Sessions – Choose one of three

2:30 – 3:30 PM Panel To Be Decided

3:30 – 4:30 PM  Live Wine Blogging – Reds

4:30 – 6:15 PM Wines of the World Reception

6:30 – 7:00 PM Wine Blog Awards Presentation

7:00 – 9:00 PM Dinner  Hosted by Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism

9:00 – 9:15 PM Announcement of 2016 and Official Conference Close

9:15 – 11:00 PM Evening Reception with 2016 Host

Sunday, August 19
9:30 AM – 11:30 PM Block Sessions – Choose one of three