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Day Two of the Santa Barbara County WBC

Day Two of the 2014 Wine Bloggers Conference included additional Breakout Sessions; Wine Discovery Sessions, and more Live Wine Blogging; lunch with the Santa Barbara County Vintners Association; the Panel of Professional Wine Writers; the Wines of the World tasting; the much anticipated announcement of the Wine Blog Awards winners and dinner with the Santa Barbara County Vintners Association which concluded with letting all know about the 2015 WBC location. The Wine Bloggers Conference never … Read More...

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2014 Wine Blog Awards Winners

The closing night of the Wine Bloggers Conference brings together many aspects of this yearly convergence of new media.  It marks the last gathering of all bloggers, together, for one final hurrah; the anticipated announcement of the next year’s conference location; the much anticipated announcement of the 2014 Wine Blog Awards winners.   ABOUT THE […]

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2015 Wine Bloggers Conference Heading to Finger Lakes, New York

We have been working for years to bring the Wine Bloggers Conference to New York and are pleased to announce the 2015 event will take place August 13-16, in the town of Corning, Finger Lakes region, New York. Registration and the hotel room block are both open now. See below. We first had the Finger […]

Day One of the Santa Barbara County WBC

Yesterday was a packed first day of the 2014 Wine Bloggers Conference and we are only now getting a chance to review the day Wines of Portugal kicked things off with an amazing brunch. Held outside in a huge tent put up just for this occasion by the industrious and extremely welcoming Santa Ynez Valley […]

Grow Wild With Paso Robles Wine Country

The pre-conference excursions at the Wine Bloggers Conferences are a perfect kick off for folks looking to extend their wine country experience.  Typically an overnight affair, they encourage camaraderie and wine tourism through areas within reach of the host region.  This year’s pre-conference excursion, which filled up very quickly this year, takes intrepid wine travelers […]

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Saturday Breakout Session – the Business of Blogging

Kymberly Williams-Evans , MA and Alexandra Williams, MA, twins and authors of the  active aging blog Fun and Fit, are the queens of Healthy Aging For Boom Chicka Boomers. Leaders in turning a blog into a business, Alexandra and Kymberly will share their insights about creating an income stream based on your blogging. Monetization of […]

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Taste Wine Tourism Throughout North America

- A Note from WBC14 Friday Evening Reception Sponsor, Touring and Tasting Magazine – If your fingers are tired from the endless blogging, wrap them instead around a glass of wine at the Wine Tourism Throughout North America Reception. The Friday evening event hosted by Touring & Tasting, will feature some of the country’s most […]

#WBC14 Social Media Blitz – Live Wine Blogging

  If you do attempt speed dating, avoid static, standardized conversations…To obtain more experiential information, try telling a joke. – Psychologist Ander van der Linden - Scientific American, March 1, 2012 In the modern world of online dating, information about a potential date takes hours, if not days, to mine through before the first introductory email […]

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Post-Conference Excursion to Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone

A Note from WBC14 Sponsor, Visit Santa Barbara     Ready to experience the American Riviera? Visit Santa Barbara invites Wine Blogging attendees to join in on a Post Conference Funk Zone event in sunny Santa Barbara, home to spectacular views and sprawling sandy beaches. This is the only opportunity for conference goers to wine […]

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Down to Earth – The Wine Institute’s New Book on Sustainable Winegrowing in California

The Wine Institute has been a long-time friend and sponsor of the Wine Bloggers Conference.  An association of 1,000+ California wineries and wine-related businesses, the Wine Institute advocates to enhance the environment for the responsible production, consumption, and enjoyment of wine. Several upcoming WBC14 events incorporate the theme of sustainability in their activities and seminars […]