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19th Annual Wine Industry Conference

April 18, 2019 7:30am11:30am
Sonoma State University's Student Center

1801 East Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Join us at the North Bay Business Journal's 19th Annual Wine Industry Conference on April 18. Farella is proud to be an underwriter for this annual event - the most in-depth, regional view of the strategic direction of the premium wine business - by and for industry leaders.

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Keynote presentation:

David Duncan, President & CEO of Silver Oak Cellars

Hot Topics Panel:

  • Corey Beck, CEO, Francis Ford Coppla Winery
  • Alex Ryan, President & CEO of Duckhorn Wine Company
  • Bob Torkelson, President and CEO of Trinchero Family Estates
  • Dan Baker, Executive Vice President, Korbel
  • Michelle Benvenuto, Executive Director, Winegrowers of Napa County

Luxury Wine Panel:

  • Ron Denner, Denner Vineyards
  • Cam Baker, Proprietor, Larkmead Vineyards
  • Tom Bonomi, President & CEO, Price Family Vineyards & Winery
  • Steven W. Spadarotto, CEO, Far Niente Wine Estates
  • David Millman, Managing Director, Domaine Drouhin Oregon

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