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2014 OCTOBER: All Regions

Saturday, October 5, 2014

Texas Wine Series - Half Marathon & 5K Run at Llano Estacado at 8:00 a.m.

Savor the experience of a spectacular Half Marathon & 5K series while sippin’ on Texas Wines. Then enjoy the delicious Food & Wine event after the race! Join the 2014 Texas Wine Series and run in the heart of the Texas Wine Country. It's the perfect runner's weekend out! This is your opportunity to schedule yourself in the most sought-after destinations in Texas, its wine regions. Your run will begin at Llano Estacado Winery. Afterward, you’ll enjoy the Food & Wine Event where you’ll savor mouthwatering food and fabulous wines grown in the region! Between your run and the tasty treats, you’ll see why Texas never tasted so good.℠

Informational Website:

www.texaswineseries.com

Virginia Lopez Rodriguez
Director
Carrera Races, Inc
virginia@carreraraces.com

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Wednesday-Friday, October 15-17, 2014

"Water Technologies Short Course"

Sponsored by Food Protein R&D Center at Texas A&M University

The theme of this course is “Process & Reuse Water, Wastewater & Desalination”. It will be held at the TIPS building, Texas A&M University Campus, in College Station, Texas. The tentative program schedule can be found at (http://foodprotein.tamu.edu/separations/scwater.php ).

 

 

 

 

Contact:

YongJae Lee, Ph.D.
Program Head of Separation Sciences
Food Protein R&D Center
Texas A&M University
2476 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-2476
Office (979) 845-2758, Cell (864) 276-2363
FAX (979) 845-2744
yongjaelee@tees.tamus.edu
http://foodprotein.tamu.edu/separations
Linkedin – Industrial Separation Science

 

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Monday and Tuesday, October 20-21, 2014

"Standing Ovation-Evoking a Balanced Business"

A two-day seminar led by Elizabeth Slater and Gary Finnan

 

 

 

Texas Hill Country Wineries has scheduled a 2-day winery marketing and branding seminar with Elizabeth Slater and Gary Finnan.  This is an expanded version of the topics they discussed at the TWGGA conference earlier this year.  Registration is open now!

The seminar, entitled "Standing Ovation-Evoking a Balanced Business", is for all winery owners, managers, and staff.

The seminar will be held at the Hill Country University Center, 2818 E US Hwy 290, Fredericksburg from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The cost is $350 for Non THCW Members. A special discount is offered to THCW members.

The seminar is limited to 100 attendees so please register right away.  No day-of registration.

Contact:

January Wiese
Executive Director
Texas Hill Country Wineries
Cell: 512.914.5561  |  Toll Free: 872.216.9463

January@TexasWineTrail.com

Registration at www.texaswinetrail.com


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Friday & Saturday, October 24-25, 2014

Wine in the Pines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mount Vernon Wine Festival for WINE IN THE PINES is October 24-25,2014 Friday 5-9 pm and Saturday 10 am to 5 pm. Wine in the Pines is a wine festival held on the picturesque downtown plaza in Mount Vernon,Tx on the fourth weekend in October.  This event is open to any Texas winery.  This will be the fifth year for Wine in the Pines.  We typically have 20 wineries attending from as far south as Houston,as far north as Paris, as far east as Naples and as far west a Wichita Falls.  Admission is $5.00 per person and tastings are $1.00 each.  Wine is available by the tasting, the glass, or the bottle.  Visit the art, crafts, and food vendors.  Enjoy the live entertainment.  Friday evening is especially fun as we stroll among the lights to  sip, shop and walk around the square.

For more information, go to www.mtvernonwine.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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October 27-31, 2014

"Converting Guests to Club Members"

ATTENDEE FEE: $350 per attendee
*Training will be held in the Austin area. If you would like to have onsite training for your winery team we can come to you!

TWGGA and THCW Members receive reduced rates!

 

 

 

 

 

TEXAS SALES TRAINING: During the week of October 27th, Tammy Boatright, founder of VingDirect, will be in Texas and is offering one of our most popular trainings, "Converting Guests to Club Members". It is an interactive training with role playing and gives your tasting room team the tools they need to sell your wine club.

Converting Guests to Club Members
Increase Club Conversion in the Tasting Room
Attendees will learn:

  • How to deliver a great guest experience
  • The VingDirect Beginning, Middle, and End (BME) technique to convert more guests to club members
  • How to build strong connections with guests
  • Effective ways to use the sales hierarchy to increase sales in the tasting room

 

Contact:

Lindsay Kana
lindsay@vingdirect.com
VingDirect
512.308.2908
www.vingdirect.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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