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2017 Annual Conference & Trade Show – February 16 – 18, 2017

Join us at the Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel, Conference Center & Spa for the 41st Annual TWGGA Conference presented by FarmCredit.com.  Our theme this year is: Texas Wine – the People, the Purpose, the Passion.

The TWGGA Annual Conference and Trade Show is the perfect opportunity to attend educational seminars, meet suppliers, enjoy Texas wine, and network, network, network!

The conference includes educational tracks covering Viticulture, Enology, Legal, and Marketing as well as two days of Exhibitors demonstrating their products and services.

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Trade Show Exhibitors

Exhibitor Booth About
ACIC Closures ACIC Closures 616 At ACIC we’re committed to providing the best quality wine corks and closures to the wine market. Our wine corks are traditional, environmentally friendly, all-natural and produced using the latest in technology
agajanian logo Agajanian Vineyards & Wine Co. 407 Agajanian Vineyards and Wine Company buys and sells wine grapes in excess of 22,000 tons per year. They are a full service company.
all american containers logo All American Containers 515 All American Containers of Texas is a full line stocking distributor of wine bottles, corks, closures and capsules.
Sponsors-Amcor Amcor Flexibles 302 Amcor Flexibles Europe and Americas, with 68 plants in 21 countries, is a market leader and the world’s largest supplier of flexible packaging.
Ameritrellis U.S.A. 717 Ameritrellis USA has been manufacturing viticulture applications for over 30 years providing a full line of trellising components.
Amorim Amorim Cork 209 Amorim Cork America sales and management team provides expert knowledge to winemakers, quality assurance managers and wine marketers on all facets of wine cork closures.
 Exhibitors-Aspen-Packaging Aspen Packaging 714 Aspen Packaging provides packaging products to manufacturers and distributors throughout Texas and the Southwest. Aspen Packaging has been in business for 20 years.
  Austin Label Company 712 Beer, Wine and Spirits labels represent a very competitive area, and often require a variety of specialized techniques to produce. From the simplest single-color beer label to the most sophisticated wine and spirits labels, Austin Label Company can handle any need. Embossing, hot foil stamping and up to 8 colors inline on virtually any substrate highlight our service offerings.
Bacchanalla 117  
Barrel Builders 506 Barrel Builders has been serving wineries throughout the US for more than four decades with both new and used cooperage, re-coopering, and repairs.
bauerhausLogo Bauerhaus Design 214 Owner Rebecca Ritz, a designer and brand architect, now offers presentations and workshops on wine marketing: branding, online website strategy, and wine label design. #WillDesignforWine
Bayer Logo Bayer 814 Bayer CropScience is a world leader in crop protection products including herbicides, fungicides and insecticides.  We are also Global Seeds Producers of cotton, soybeans, canola as well as vegetables.  Bayer also has a complete portfolio of crop protection products for the grape industry.
BDi Machinery Sales BDi Machinery Sales, Inc. 821 BDi Machinery Machinery Sales Inc. is your complete source for sprayers of all sizes, weed sprayers, hedgers, leaf thinners, shredders, cultivators, pruners, mowers, row mulchers, spreaders and much more specialty machinery from around the world.
beIMPLEMENT2 BE Implement 806 BE Implement carries equipment for all of your grape growing needs.  We have stocked pars for the equipment we sell as well as a full line service department that will come to your location to keep you running
bingham family winery Bingham Family Vineyards 504 The Binghams have been growing premium Texas High Plains AVA grapes for wineries around the State of Texas for over ten years.
brick packaging Brick Packaging 606 Brick Packaging Corp. works with a wide selection of wine and food glass suppliers from all over the world, providing a variety of domestic and imported glass bottles, food glass, natural and synthetic corks, oak barrels and oak alternatives at competitive prices.
BSG BSG Handcraft 404 BSG supplies the fermentation industry and commercial producers with select ingredients and supplies from around the world.
CA_Logo-Lockup-Tagline Carlsen & Associates 503, 602

Carlsen and Associates provides quality winemaking equipment using quality components and materials coupled with outstanding craftsmanship. Reference Library

cbh insurance CBH Insurance Agency 519 CBH Insurance is an independent insurance agency with the ability to write insurance for a variety of companies. They specialize in insurance packages tailored for any size winery or vineyard.
CDB Project Services, LLC 518 Whether you are looking for a custom-designed Clean In Place system, new sanitary pumps and valves or a quick consultation on your sewage treatment system to solve a problem, CDB Project Services can meet your needs.
ChrisStuff Logo Chris’s Stuff 414 For over 24 years now, Chris’s Stuff has been guided by a relentless focus on providing fast-selling products at competitive pricing. With the help of three exceptional women by his side, Alexis, Autumn and Andrea, Chris and his team work diligently to create amusing, whimsical, well-crafted wine designed products that sell at a peerless pace in the wine industry.  
city of grapevine City of Grapevine 413 The City of Grapevine is the designated Christmas Capitol of Texas and a 2012 International Festivals and Events Association World Festival and Event City.
Curtis 1000 207 Curtis 1000 offers printing of all kinds, promotional products for tasting rooms and general promotional advertising, and direct mail/direct marketing.
custom-metalcraft-logo Custom Metalcraft 415 Custom Metalcraft was established in 1977 by Dwayne Holden and Jerry Cowan.  We have since grown to four manufacturing locations in Missouri with three distinct product divisions manufacturing the TransStore Line of portable tanks and also provide custom designed processing equipment.
Dan Humphries Sales Company 603, 605, 607, 609, 702 Dan Humphries Sales Company and the Bull Dancer Bison Ranch specializes in working with the best manufacturers in the wine industry as well as produces Texas Bison meat. Dan represents a variety of companies bringing all of his products to you with a smile!
Della Toffola US 103, 202 Della Toffola has more than 50 years of experience in the design and manufacture of technologically advanced winemaking equipment.
Enartis Vinquiry 312 Enartis Vinquiry offers a complete range of services and supplies for wineries of all sizes, including laboratory analysis, consulting, lab materials, and winemaking supplies.
Englander dZign Pak 705 Englander dZignPak is a designer and manufacturer of packaging and retail marketing solutions for the Texas Wine Industry. Englander dZignPak is GO TEXAN certified and has been providing shipping boxes and retail advertising products for nearly 50 years.
Enotools Enotools 417 Your resource for winery equipment, supplies, and knowledge for successful manufacturing of commercial wine and other alcoholic beverages.  Geared towards supplying wineries in the Midwest and East the equipment, supplies and service expertise needed to manufacture on the commercial scale.
exmark logo Exmark Manufacturing 409 Exmark Manufacturing, in business since 1982, offers a full line of mowers, both walk-behind and commercial riding mowers.
FARM CREDIT wFFC 4c Biostar Farm Credit
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Presenting Sponsor)
703, 802, 804 Farm Credit Bank of Texas is a cooperatively owned wholesale bank and is part of the nationwide Farm Credit System. Together with our affiliated lending cooperatives, we are the single largest rural lending network serving Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico and Texas.
Flextank USA 309, 408 Flextank USA provides a full product line of Tanks, Fermentors, Bins, and Fittings/Valves. Company Products Brochure.
colavita F. Colavita & Son 418
FVW Supply, Fine Vine Wines, LLC 505, 507, 509 FVW Supply, a division of Fine Vine Wines, LLC is a supplier of wine making equipment and supplies for commercial wineries.
G3 Enterprises / DIAM 708 G3 Enterprises/DIAM are two companies working as one to provide custom and stock closures, custom label printing, full bottling services onsite or mobile, logistics, and a variety of other services to the wine industry.
Ganau America 604 Ganau America has brought the Italian tradition of quality cork production to North America. One of the world’s largest cork producers, Ganau is a pioneer in developing new technologies and advancing best practices for the cork industry.
G & D Chillers 305 G & D Chillers are makers of Industrial Direct Loop Chillers that are engineered for a variety of applications.
gearmore Gearmore Inc. 706 Gearmore Inc. has been selling farm equipment for 50 years.
glass tech Glass Tech 612 Glass Tech offers a full line of stemware, mugs, and cordial glass products.
Global Treat Logo GlobalTreat 213 Global Treat, Inc. was established in Houston, Texas in 1994. Since our inception, we have earned the reputation of providing the highest quality industrial grade disinfection and chemical feed systems and accessories available in the market today.
Gripple Inc. 715 The name Gripple is synonymous with vineyard and agriculture fencing, trellising, anchoring, and bracing.
Gusmer Enterprises 608 Gusmer Enterprises, Inc. is one of the leading suppliers of processing aids and equipment to the entire beverage industry, focusing on the beer, wine, juice and distilled spirits segments.
Hart Label 419 Hart Label, using state-of-the-art equipment, produces a variety of high quality labels for everything you can imagine. This includes wine, liquor, food, pharmaceutical labels and more!
heartland crop insurance Heartland Crop Insurance 205 Heartland Crop Insurance Agency provides a full line of insurance programs for the grape and wine industry. Company Brochure.
herrick grapevines Herrick Grapevines 704 Herrick Grapevines is a licensed propagator of French clones of grape varieties and rootstock selections.
HF Hauff Logo H.F. Hauff Company Inc. 617 H.F. Hauff Company Inc. is a leading company that services and sells wind machines used for prevention of frost in fruit crops.
hoover container solutions Hoover Container Solutions 314 Hoover Container Solutions provides the highest quality liquid handling solutions and services to the chemical, petrochemical, food and beverage, and other industries.
incredible bulk wine company Incredible Bulk Wine Company 615 The Incredible Bulk Wine Company is a resource management company providing Pacific Northwest bulk wines throughout the United States and beyond.
Inland Desert Nursery 204 Inland Nursery’s Mission is focused on being a family owned and operated company that supplies the cleanest and healthiest grapevines available across North America. They also provide an extraordinarily high level of knowledgeable service to customers.
Irrigation-Mart Logo Color W contact info Irrigation Mart 107 Irrigation Mart has been serving the irrigation needs of its customers for over 35 years.
Jacto Sprayers / Alliance Distributing, Inc. 709, 808 Jacto Sprayers/Alliance Distributing, Inc. provides specialty sprayers for vineyards, grape growers, nursery, landscape, orchard, and agriculture.
laffort Laffort USA 614 Laffort is a family-owned, Bordeaux-based winemaking product company and has been selling to the wine industry around the world for over 100 years and in the United States for over 15 years.
Lafitte Cork & Capsule 406 Lafitte is a French family with a reputation in the cork industry for supplying the finest cork for over four generations.
Miramont_Logo-NO-Background Miramont Estate Vineyards 206 Miramont Estate Vineyards offers award-winning bulk wine to winemakers all over the U.S. and China.
Monvera Glass Decor 308 Monvera Glass Décor is a full-service bottle and glassware labeling company. We specialize in screen printing, etching, and decals for wines, spirits, beers, specialty foods, and more.
North Coast Winegrape Brokers 412 North Coast Winegrape Brokers provide bulk wine and winegrapes from California, Washington, and Oregon.
Novavine 304 Novavine offers custom grafted grapevines and rootstocks.
O-I_85K_RGB O-I Packaging Solutions 512 As the world’s leading glass container manufacturer, O-I Packaging Solutions has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. North America Catalog.
pacific coast chemicals Pacific Coast Chemicals 115 Pacific Coast Chemicals Co. distributes specialty chemicals and ingredients to the Food, Nutrition and Beverage, Wine and Beer, HI&I/Compounding, Cosmetic and Personal Care, Water Treatment, Environmental and Waste Treatment, Pharmaceutical, Agricultural, Rubber, Plastics and Inks and Adhesives, Building Material, Oil and Gas and finally Paint and Coatings industries. Product Catalog.
Portocork Portocork America 315 Portocork America is the premier supplier of natural cork closures to the North American wine and beer industry.  For nearly a quarter of a century our company has produced a wide range of natural cork closures.
Producer Supply 2015 Producer Supply Company 517 Producer Supply Company is a Texas-based company selling vineyard, harvest and winery supplies and equipment.
prospero equipment Prospero Equipment Corp 313 Prospero Equipment Corp. provides sales, parts, and in-house service of winery equipment throughout North America. Product Catalog / CMA Dream Automatic Sorting System Specs
Regnier Insurance 816 Regnier Insurance and their dedicated staff provides customized insurance to select niche businesses. They are dedicated to making the insurance process as simple and straightforward as possible.
Riedel Crystal 516 Riedel is recognized worldwide for designing and producing the highest quality glasses and decanters for wine and spirit enjoyment.
Scott Lab 307 For over seventy-five years Scott Laboratories has been meeting the needs of the beverage industry with innovative solutions and products including fermentation goods, filtration media, equipment, packaging products and laboratory services.
Shur Farms Frost Protection 416 Shur Farms specializes in agricultural frost protection. The company provides targeted frost protection based on the analysis of each individual growing area using elevation models to identify cold air flow and accumulation areas.
S&L Vineyards 317 Throughout the past decade, their reputation for providing quality grapes and juice has enabled S & L Vineyards to develop lasting relationships with wineries, wine schools, restaurants and home winemakers throughout the United States.
southwest ag specialties Southwest Ag Specialties 403, 405, 502 Southwest Ag Specialties carries a full line of vineyard equipment from the top equipment companies.
spectrum wine specialties Spectrum Wine Specialties 707 Spectrum Wine Specialties, Inc. has served the promotional products industry since 1990. In 2014, the company shifted its focus to the growing wine industry in Texas.
texas ag plus Texas Ag Plus 713, 812 Texas Ag Plus is an irrigation equipment supplier with a full line of vineyard supplies and filter station.
texas custom wine works Texas Custom Wine Works 513 Texas Custom Wine Works provides custom Viticulture services that include planting, management, contracting and consulting; custom wine products that encompass still wines to sparkling wines to ciders and meads; and custom crush and winemaking services.
texas tech university Texas Tech Viticulture & Enology Program 514 Texas Tech University offers a variety of educational programs in support of the Texas wine industry.
TBWinePak-noTag TricorBraun WinePak 203 TricorBraun WinePak provides high quality wine bottles, closures, capsules, kegs, and pouches. Company Brochure.
trysk print solutions logo Trysk Print Solutions 105 Trysk Print Solutions was founded in 2008 with the purpose of bringing excellent labeling and packaging to the wine, spirits, and beverage industry.
logo VESTA National Center 215 The Viticulture Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA) is a NSF funded partnership between the Missouri State University system, two year schools throughout America, state agriculture agencies, vineyards and wineries with a 21st Century vision for education in grape growing and winemaking.
VingDirect 306 VingDirect offers direct-to-consumer marketing expertise. The company provides a tasting room dashboard for displaying monthly goals and a daily performance; sales training for the tasting room team; and consultation to increase sales and performance.
vintage nurseries and mercier Vintage Nurseries 508 Vintage Nursersies is #1 for certified grafted and own rooted grapevines, cuttings, and rootstock rootings.
Vintner’s Vault 303, 402 Vintner’s Vault realizes the needs of winemakers and wineries to have an outlet for high quality wine making equipment and supplies, as well as a staff who has firsthand knowledge and expertise of using these products. The company offers all products needed to make your top quality wine.
west coast bottles West Coast Wine Bottles 208 West Coast Bottles provides quality wine and specialty bottles including olive oil bottles.
Winery Pak Insurance Programs 212 Winery Pak Insurance Programs offer customized insurance programs to meet the individual needs of each customer.
Wines & VinesAnnual TWGGA Sponsor Wines & Vines 613 Wines and Vines is the premier, full service media, education, and data company for the wine industry.

Hotel Information

Embassy-Suites-San-Marcos

Embassy Suites by Hilton
San Marcos Hotel Conference Center & Spa

TWGGA Rate – $152 (single/double) or $162 (triple/quad) before February 15, 2017.

(512) 805-5322
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Candlewood-Suites-San-Marcos

Candlewood Suites
600 Wonder World Dr, San Marcos TX

TWGGA Rate – $145 (Double) before January 15, 2017 at 6pm.

(512) 749-1717
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Country Inn & Suites San Marcos Texas

Country Inns & Suites
1560 I-35 South, San Marcos TX

TWGGA Rate – $112 (Double) Wed/Thur, $142 (Double) Fri/Sat. Before January 26, 2017.

800-456-4000
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Courtyard Marriott
625 Commercial Loop, San Marcos, TX
TWGGA Rate – $139 (Double) before January 15, 2017.

(512) 359-7550

Holiday Inn
105 Bintu Dr, San Marcos, TX
TWGGA Rate – $124 (Double) before January 17, 2017.

(512) 359-7550
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Future Dates

2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW
February 22-24, 2018
Omni Hotels and Resorts Mandalay Dallas and the Irving Convention Center

2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW
February 21-23, 2019
Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel, Conference Center & Spa

2020 ANNUAL CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW
February 20-22, 2020
Omni Hotels and Resorts Mandalay Dallas and the Irving Convention Center