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WBC17 Attendance on Record Pace

Early registration for the 2017 Wine Bloggers Conference, to be held November 9 - 12 in Santa Rosa, California, is on record pace and will likely be the largest WBC ever. Consider this: We have 137 people registered as of today With 10 days left in the month, we are already 154% ahead of our previous record at WBC14 in Santa Barbara at the two-months-in point of time We had 24 people sign up in the last 10 days and given the impending October 1 price increase, we could easily have … Read More...

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WBC17 Hotel: Hyatt Vineyard Creek in Santa Rosa

We have crossed the virtual t’s and dotted the virtual i’s and so can now officially announce that our room block at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek in Santa Rosa is now open for registrations. The Hyatt is the top-rated conference hotel in Santa Rosa on Trip Advisor, has a Four Diamond rating from AAA, and bills […]


WBC17 Agenda Outline Set

We have created a draft skeleton agenda of the 2017 Wine Bloggers Conference. You will notice we say both “skeleton” and “draft.” The agenda is a skeleton agenda because we have no specific sessions or speakers listed. We will do a Call for Content in the fall (likely October), hold a vote of possible content […]

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10th Wine Bloggers Conference to Return to Santa Rosa in 2017

The 10th annual Wine Bloggers Conference will return to Santa Rosa in Sonoma County, California in 2017. The conference will be located at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek from November 9 – 12. Registration is Open Now The first and second conferences back in 2008 and 2009 were held in Santa Rosa and this launched the […]

Live Red Wine Blogging for #WBC16

Get your taste buds and Twitter fingers ready, it’s time for another exhilarating round of Live Wine Blogging! This time we are focusing on red wines. You know the drill – each winery has 5 minutes to introduce and pour their wine while bloggers taste, evaluate, and tweet as fast as they can. See our […]

Recommended Restaurants for Saturday Lunch

Today, you’ll have a chance to grab lunch on your own.  To help guide you towards some tasty options, here are a few restaurants that we would recommend within walking distance of the conference center: The Dancing Fox Winery & Bakery Menu Directions (6 minute walk) Fiori’s Butcher Shoppe & Deli Menu Directions (4 minute […]

Where in Lodi are my fellow wine bloggers???

THE WINE’S OUTTA THE BOTTLE! This just in: Announcing your winery hosts for #WBC16 “Excursions Into Lodi Wine Country!” If you’re smart, you are currently enjoying an amazing evening of wining and dining in Lodi Wine Country. For those of you who are still wondering what kind of treats you and your buddies are in […]

Live White Wine Blogging for #WBC16

Can you review a wine in less than 5 mins? LWB is a frenzy of tasting activity and social media, and represents a prime chance for bloggers to participate in an interactive wine tasting where winemakers and bloggers race against the clock to pour, taste, record tasting notes online, and repeat for an hour. Attendees!  Come […]

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Oxygenate Your Wine Picnic with Velv Wine

We have a special unveiling for #WBC16 attendees during Friday’s lunch and expo event! This is not your average conference lunch. Join us in Kirst Hall at Hutchins Street Square for a lunch sponsored by Velv Wine, the world’s only wine oxygenator to use 99.5% pure oxygen to bring wine to its peak flavor in just […]