Healdsburg, CA, December 8, 2022– White Wine Industry Network (WIN) hosted the 10th Yearly North Coast Wine Industry Trade Convention & & Conference (WIN Expo) at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds and Occasion Center on Thursday, December 1st.
Referred to as the biggest exhibition and conference focused specifically on the North Coast, the WIN Exposition offered 13 informative sessions concentrated on Method & & Leadership, Production & & Wine Making, Sales & & Marketing and Viticulture & & Grape Growing. This year’s sessions had a focus on technology and sustainability.
Together with the trade convention which featured almost 300 exhibitors showcasing the latest services and products offered and the instructional conference sessions, this year’s event featured broadened attendee destinations. These consisted of an outdoor equipment display, afternoon networking social, trial wine-tasting stations, and a live event broadcast hosted by KSVY 93.1 FM featuring interviews with conference speakers, participants, exhibitors, and the 2022 WINnovation Award winners. For the 10th anniversary, participation grew 11.5%from 2021 and 10.4%
from pre-pandemic attendance in 2019. While the majority of the attendees came from Sonoma and Napa, there was an increase in white wine market specialists from other parts of California consisting of the Central Coast and Central Valley, compared to previous years. Trial Tasting– New guest tourist attraction “It’s tough to think that it’s been 10 years considering that the
very first WIN Exposition,”said George Christie, President and CEO of Red Wine Industry
Network.”This year was particularly rewarding since we had even more guests than we did prior to the pandemic and despite the success we have actually had with virtual events, there’s no alternative to bringing individuals together. In-person occasions trade occasions are back stronger than ever”Christie added. The 11th Annual WIN Expo will return November 30, 2023. For additional information, go to: wineindustryexpo.com. George Christie, President & CEO of Wine Market Network on air with KSVY 93.1 FM
About Red Wine Market Network (WIN ): White Wine Market Network is business resource for the North American Wine Industry sharing newsand information, supplying & services and products resources, and supplying education & market networking chances.