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 12
12:30 PM Pickup at Radisson Hotel for the Pre-Conference Excursion to the Seneca Lake Wine Trail

1:00 PM Pickup at Elmira Corning Regional Airport for the Pre-Conference Excursion to the Seneca Lake Wine Trail

Thursday, August 13
5:00 PM Pre-Conference Excursion finishes at the hotel

7:00 – 9:30 PM  Registration, Gift Suite, and Opening Wine Reception

Friday, August 14
8:45 – 9:45 AM Registration

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

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

11:45 – 1:45 PM Lunch & WBC Expo

1:45 – 2:45 PM Wine Discovery Sessions – Choose one of three

3:00 – 4:00 PM Live Wine Blogging – Whites

4:15 PM Depart from Hotel for Excursions into Finger Lakes Wine Country

9:00 PM Reception: Wines of North America

11:00 PM After Parties

Saturday, August 15
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 with the Seneca Lake Winery Association

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 & Rosés

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

6:30 – 8:15 PM Dinner  Hosted by Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism

8:30 – 9:00 PM Wine Blog Awards Presentation

9:00 – 9:15 PM Announcement of 2016 Conference Date & Location

9:15 – 11:15 PM Evening Party

Sunday, August 16
9:30 AM – 11:30 PM Block Sessions – Choose one of three

1:00 PM Pickup at Radisson Hotel for the Post-Conference Excursion to the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

9:00 PM Dropoff at Radisson Hotel from the Post-Conference Excursion