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Wine and Water Law: Vineyards and Wineries in a Time of Drought

12/14/2015
Hotel Nikko

222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA

Farella partners Buzz Hines and Skip Spaulding are Co-Chairs of CLE International's Conference Wine and Water Law: Vineyards and Wineries in a Time of Drought. Buzz will be moderating the panel "Sustainable Practices: A Look at California Winemaking and Vineyard Management" and Skip will be speaking on the panel "Hot Water Issues in Wine Country: Drought Response Actions, Wine Country WDRs and More."

Farella partner Kay Philippakis will be presenting "Land, Wineries and Vineyards: Development and Related Land Use."

For more information and registration, visit the CLE International website: http://www.cle.com/

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