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The 2018 Conference was a HUGE Success!

Plan now to join us in 2019: February 21-23 Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel, Conference Center & Spa

Conference Sponsors

Farm Credit

Conference Sponsor

O-I Packaging Solutions

Gold Sponsor

Terry County Tractor

Silver Sponsor


Friday Lunch Co-Sponsor


Marketing Sponsor

Austin Label Co

Heads and Tails Sponsor

BE Implement

Marketing Sponsor

Bingham Family Vineyards

Attendee Bag Sponsor

Classic Wine Storage

Advertising Sponsor

Cosmetic Laboratories

Marketing Sponsor

Dan Humphries Sales

Saturday Coffee Break Sponsor

Della Toffola USA

Thursday Coffee Break Sponsor


Program Sponsor

Ewing Irrigation Products

Marketing Sponsor


Marketing Sponsor

Glass Tech

Wine Glass Sponsor

Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau

Program Sponsor

G&D Chillers

Advertising Sponsor

Inland Desert Nursery

Friday Coffee Break Sponsor


Marketing Sponsor

Jacto/General Implement

Marketing Sponsor

JSC Agricultural

Wine & Cheese Sponsor

Johnson and Associates

Gala Dinner Sponsor

Levelland Economic Development

Conference Attendee Program Sponsor

Miramont Estate Vineyards

Friday Dinner Sponsor

Microlife Fertilizers/San Jacinto Environmental Supply

Advertising Sponsor

Moss Adams

Program Sponsor


Marketing Sponsor

North Coast Winegrapes

Advertising Sponsor


Advertising Sponsor

PLIS Underwriting

Marketing Sponsor

Prospero Equipment

Advertising Sponsor


Advertising Sponsor

Southwest Ag Specialties

Thursday Lunch Sponsor


Marketing Sponsor

Texas Wine Company

Marketing Sponsor

Texas Department of Agriculture

Platinum Sponsor

TricorBraun WinePak

Friday Lunch Co-Sponsor

Valentin Thierion

Attendee Program Sponsor

Vintner's Vault

Lanyard Sponsor

Wines and Vines

Advertising Sponsor

Wylie & Son, Inc.

Advertising Sponsor

Wonderful Nurseries

Annual Program Sponsor

Conference Exhibitors

Name Logo Booth # Description Info
Aaqua Tools, Inc. 524 Sanitation equipment and high pressure cleaning.
ACIC 111 Customized corks, foils, screwcaps, capsules.
AEB 118 Wine product ingredients
Agajanian Vineyards & Wine Company 709 Buy and sell winegrapes, bulk wine, private labeling, and complete wine services.
AG Workers Insurance 121  Insurance Services
Agrothermal Systems    307  Agrothermal Systems has pioneered the use of Thermaculture treatment services as a sustainable, low cost technology to increase yields, reduce pesticide needs and improve wine quality.  
All American Containers 107 Distributor of wine bottles, corks, closures and capsules.
Amcor Flexibles 402  Flexible packaging
Amorim Cork America    607  Provides expert knowledge to winemakers, quality assurance managers and wine marketers on all facets of wine cork closures.  
Amertrellis USA 606  Steel trellising components
Ample Industries 120 High quality digital printing services for wineries, distillers and brewers.
Arthur Blake Insurance 320  Full service insurance brokerage
Aspen Packaging 409 Custom and stock packaging products.
Astrapouch 306 The exclusive manufacturer of AstroPaq® and AstroMini® pouches and AstroBag® BIB bags, the cutting-edge leaders of soft packaging solutions for the wine and spirits industry.
Austin Label Co 819 Custom labels and decals.
Ball Corporation 605 Metal packaging for beverages and food products.
The Barrel Mill 520 Leading supplier of oak barrels, and the infusion spirals to add oak aromas.
Bayer Crop Science 509 Crop protection products for grapes, such as herbicides and fungicides.
Beer Dudes Mobile Canning    525  Mobile canning and packaging solutions.  
BE Implement 803,805,807 Vineyard and agricultural equipment dealer for vineyards at every stage and size.
Bingham Family Vineyards 815 & 817 Texas HIgh Plains AVA wine grapes, juice, and bulk wine. Custom crush press, grape testing, winery services.
Black Forest Container Solutions, LLC 225 Full service provider of stainless steel containers.
Brownfield Industrial Development Corp. 622 Promote economic development in Brownfield.
Brownfield Chamber and Visitors Center 623  The Brownfield Chamber of Commerce is organized for the purpose of advancing the, commercial, industrial, civic interests of the City of Brownfield and its trade area.
BSG 708 Supplies the fermentation industry and commercial producers with select ingredients and supplies from around the world.
Bucher Vaslin North America 720 Grape reception and destemming equipment, wine presses, filtration systems.
Canton Cooperage/XtraChene 506 Crafts premium American oak barrels using certified 2, 3, and 4 year, open air-seasoned oak. XtraChene offers French and American oak altrenatives and specializes in producing a wide range of innovative products for winemaking, distilling and brewing.
Clarity FAS  123 Financial consulting, insurance and risk management
Collinwood Grape Company 125 & 224 Wine and grape juice sales.
Cooperages 1912 205 Committed to excellence, innovation, and distinctive wine industry barrels.
Cosmetic Laboratories  821 We have pioneered the development of skin care and body care products using vineyard’s grape byproduct as a key ingredient.  
Criveller Group 604 Providing equipment and services to a wide range of clients in the food and beverage industries.
Curtis 1000 404 Printing of promotional products for tasting rooms and general promotions advertising. Direct marketing including e-communications.
Custom Wine Packaging 625 Packaging for shipping wine products.
Dan Humphries Sales Co. 202, 204, 206, 208, 210 Represents the best manufacturers and growers in the water, beer, wine, spirits, and buffalo industry.
Della Toffola USA 519 & 521 Wine processing technologies and solutions for equipment needs: filtration, floatation, grape processing, thermoflash, pumps and packaging; experience in the design and manufacture of advanced wine making equipment.
Demptos Napa Cooperages 323 American, French, Hungarian oak wine barrels and large format oak tanks.
Enartis Vinquiry 517 Complete range of services and supplies for wineries of all sizes, including laboratory analysis, consulting, lab materials, and winemaking supplies.
Englander Dzignpak 218 Designer and manufacturer of packaging and retail marketing solutions for the Texas wine industry.
Euro-Machines, Inc. 109 Supplying the wine industry with high quality German equipment for their wineries.
Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Products 117 Landscape and irrigation supplies.
Exmark Manufacturing 305 Provides the most reliable turf care equipment.
F. Colavita & Son 607 Grapes and juice for wine making.
Flextank USA 505 & 507 Manufacturer of polyethylene vessels designed specifically for oxygen management in wine production.
Four Feathers Wine Estates 219  Bulk wine, private labels, custom bottling.
Ganau America 806 The world’s largest cork producers and a pioneer in developing new technologies and advancing the best practices for the cork industry.
G & D Chillers 611 High quality refrigeration units.
G3 Enterprises/DIAM 408 Wine closure solutions.
Gearmore, Inc. 825 Provides quality implements, through servicing tractor dealers. Offering the finest and most reliable equipment at affordable prices.
Glass Tech-C&C Sales and Marketing 311 Offers high quality reproduction of logos and designs on glassware and related items.
Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau 403 Global marketers for the City of Grapevine, responsible for actively selling and marketing the city. The Bureau works with meeting and convention planners to promote the city’s hotels, meeting facilities, historic and family attractions, festivals and events, and local restaurants and shopping.
Growth Products, Ltd. 523 Agricultural, horticultural and hydroponic applications.
Gusmer Enterprises 419 Liquid filtration products, fermentation technology, and beverage processing aids. Manufacturer, supplier and innovator, providing the best products and services to liquid processing industries. Takes a revolutionary approach to serving customers by supplying the highest quality goods and services available for equipment, fermentation, filtration, processing aids, laboratory tools, and more.
Hanna Instruments 308 Offers wine makers an assortment of wine testing equipment for wine analysis.
Hart Label 422 Design and printing of wine labels, as well as rack cards and brochures.
Herrick Grapevines 724 Propagator of French clones coming directly from the repository of clonal selections in France.
Hoover Ferguson 609 Manufactures, rents and sells high quality containers for the storage, fermentation and transportation of wines and beverages.
W. Calloway Huffaker, Attorney 608 Legal services and counseling
Inland Desert Nursery 717 Washington State certificate grapevine nursery offering self-rooted and bench-grafted vines.
Irrigation-Mart 416 Irrigation sales, design, and installation.
Jackrabbit Equipment Company 418 Material handling equipment for nut crops; frost protection.
Jacto-General Implement 603 & 702 Implement and equipment for agriculture; commercial, light industrial, outdoor power, specialty sprayers for vineyards, grape growers, nursery, landscape, orchard and agriculture.
JSC Agricultural Supply 816 Manufacturer of steel trellis components and a distributor of a full line of agricultural fencing and supplies to growers of all sizes.
Johnson and Associates 202 & 203 Quality wine making equipment.
Juclas USA 508 Commercial and industrial wine industry equipment supplier.
Kendall Farms 719 Supplier of WA State grapes, juice and bulk wine.
Kinloch Plantation Products, LLC 704 Offering gourmet Pecan oil
Labeltronix 621 Design and manufacture of high quality labels.
Lafitte Cork and Capsules 304 Lafitte is a French family with a reputation in the cork industry for supplying the finest cork for over four generations.
Laffort USA  309 A full range of winemaking products – Actiflore and Zymaflore yeasts; enzymes; nutrients; ML bacteria; tannins; and fining products
Longhorn, Inc. 618 Serving the industry professional in irrigation, landscape, drainage, lighting, power equipment, pumps, pool and spa, waste water and water features.
Mag-Tek 811 Fluid conditioning equipment, High efficient filtration-all fluids  
McClain Ozone 405 Ozone sanitation equipment , Mobile ozone sanitation systems
Microworks Wine Software 616 Publisher of Wine Direct, a Direct Sales Management tool written specifically for the wine industry offers complete integrated solutions for managing tasting rooms, inventory, wine club and campaign-driven marketing programs.
Microlife Organic Fertilizer/San Jacinto Environmental Supplies  511 Organic fertilizers and Organic pesticides
Miller Chemical and Fertilizer 223 Performance solutions to improve crop yields and quality.
Miramont Estate Vineyards & Winery 710 Family owned offering bulk wine, shiners, custom bottling and labeling.
Munckhof Mfg 421 & 423 Specialized viticulture implements.
Muratec America, Inc. 808 Digital label presses
Nadalie USA 318 Complete custom manufacturer of high quality oak barrels.
Nano Purification Solutions 222 Nitrogen generation and process cooling systems for the wine industry.
North Coast Winegrape Brokers 217 Bulk wine and wine grapes.
Novavine Grapevine Nursery 103 Custom grafted grapevines.
Oak Solutions Group 420 Distributor of three product lines: evOAK, forward thinking oak products and tru/tan, unique oak tannins and custom blends, our newest line of innovation.
O-I Packaging Solutions 209 Value glass packaging to the North American wine, spirits, beverage, chemical, food and cosmetic industry.
OrderPort 711 Winery software
Pacific Western Container 722 Vine and tree protectors, wine packaging.
PERA AMERICA 322 Designer and manufacturer of winery equipment.
Permastrong Wood Products, Inc. 522 Hardwood grape stakes.
Portocork 504 Offers a wide variety of natural cork closures, custom design and production to suit your needs.
Producer Supply    813 Vineyard and winery equipment to start and sustain your vineyard:  
Professional Liability Insurance Services, Inc.    310 Custom professional liability insurance programs
Prospero Equipment Corporation 502 Full supplier of winery equipment. Crush-pad solutions, bottling and labeling lines. Tanks, pumps, presses.
Quality Stainless Tanks 406 Custom fabricated stainless tanks, from 500 to 10,000 gallons.
Riedel Crystal   221  Full line of varietal specific stemware and decanters. Glass decorating program available.  
Ramondin USA 818 Custom and stock tin, aluminum and polylaminate capsules and screwcaps.
SaverGlass 216 Worldwide specialist in manufacturing and decorating high end glass bottles for fine wines and spirits.
Scott Laboratories 518 Fermentation supplies, filtration media and equipment, corks, screwcaps, wirehoods, winery hygiene poducts and lab services.
SHELLT Grow Tubes-Mariplast N.A. 620
Grow tubes for grape vines and orchard trees
Spectrum Wine Specialties 207 Wholesale wine accessories for vineyards and tasting rooms
SpotX 810 Cross screen campaigns, audience planning and transparency and informed control.
Southwest Ag Specialties 317, 319, 321 Vineyard, orchard equipment
Steamericas 809 Electric and fuel-run steamers, Commercial and industrial cleaning equipment  
Superb Horticulture    325  Provides service, sales and parts for a wide variety of sprayers, choppers and mowers.  
Terry County Tractor 721, 723, 725, 820, 822, 824 Vineyard and winery equipment.
Texas Ag Plus 116 Texas Ag Plus is an irrigation equipment supplier. The company carries a full line of vineyard supplies and filter station.
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality 602 Environmental agency for the State of Texas.
Texas Custom Wine Works 624 Viticulture services, lab services, custom crush.
Texas Department of Agriculture 503 Promotes and supports Texas agriculture and Texas made products.
Texas Plant Clinic 122 Texas Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
Texas Tech University-Viticulture & Enology 804 Offers variety of educational programs in support of the Texas wine industry. Viticulture and Winemaking certificate programs.
Texas Wine Company 610 Custom crush facility, fermentation and barrel aging.
The Grape Link 718 Texas based grape brokerage firm dedicated to linking Texas vineyards to wineries interested in sourcing Texas grown fruit.
Thomas Allen Vineyards 619 Full service winery providing grapes, bulk wine, finished wine, custom blending, custom crush, private label, and shiners.
Tonnellerie Sansaud USA 220 French Cooperage: oak barrels, oak tanks and various products used in oenology and brewing industries. 100% French oak from the most famous French forests.
TricorBraun 303 Premier wine packaging supplier in North America, supplying packaging components including stock an custom bottles, closures and capsules.
Trysk Print Solutions 105 Digital and flexographic labels.
Unitech Scientific 707 Wine testing kits and technical support.
Valentin Thierion Corporation 316 Sparkling wine production machinery.
VESTA 706 Online/hybrid education offering associate degrees, technical certificates, or continuing eduction opportunities in viticulture, enology and wine business entrepreneurship.
Vintner’s Vault 703 & 802 High quality wine making equipment and supplies.
Vintrace 705 Business software designed specifically for winemakers.
West Coast Bottles, LLC 407 Provides wine, olive oil and specialty glass bottles.
Wines and Vines 324 Wine & Vines offers a comprehensive collection of products providing news, information, marketing and research capabilities. Our monthly magazine, Directory/Buyer’s Guide and Online Marketing System provides a wide range of solutions to give you the tools to be successful in the wine and grape industry.
Winery Pak Insurance Programs 119 Customized insurance programs for the wine making industry.
WinStar Insurance Group 716 Insurance agency specializing in niche products for wineries.
Wylie Implement 410  Manufacturing and marketing of chemical application  equipment.
VingDirect 124 Dashboards, sales trail, direct to consumer consulting.
Wonderful Nurseries 211 Certified grafted and own rooted grapevines, cuttings, and rootstock rootings.

Conference Hotels and Area Restaurants

Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas

As the host hotel for the 2018 TWGGA Annual Conference and Trade Show, the Omni Mandalay Hotel offers TWGGA a $149 per night room rate for Deluxe Guestrooms and a $169 per night room rate for Mandalay Suites.  To receive the conference discount contact the hotel online or call 972-556-0800.

Discount hotel reservations must be confirmed before January 15, 2018

221 E. Las Colinas Boulevard

Irving, TX 75039

(972) 556-0800


When you make your reservations at Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas, you’ll experience the urban energy of our community plus the tranquility of our waterfront location on Lake Carolyn. Enjoy access to a host of restaurants, shops and businesses, then explore the Mandalay Canal by gondola or stand-up paddle board during downtime. Our Irving location also makes it easy to travel to popular Dallas/Fort Worth attractions and airports via the new DART Orange Line.

Dallas Marriott Las Colinas

For Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association Conference attendees, the Dallas Marriott Las Colinas extends a $149 per night room rate for February 22 & 23, 2018.  Click on the reservation link to make an online reservation.  This discount rate is good for reservations made before February 8, 2018.

223 West Las Colinas Blvd.

Irving, TX 75039


Treat yourself to a refreshing stay at Dallas Marriott Las Colinas. We provide a picturesque location along Lake Carolyn, and a gondola service caters to locals and hotel guests. Delight in easy access to the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, University of Dallas and the brand-new Irving Music Factory. Maximize your relaxation in our spacious rooms and suites with plush bedding, ergonomic workstations and flat-panel TVs. Take advantage of our convenient room service, or dine in person at Bistro Fiera offering American fare with a Mediterranean flair. During downtime, utilize our indoor pool and 24-hour fitness center to maintain your regular exercise routine. Looking for space to host a memorable social or business event? Our hotel offers 12 contemporary venues perfect for meetings, conferences, exhibitions and charity functions. Whether you’re in Texas for a weekend getaway, weeklong work excursion or extended vacation, savor comfort and convenience at Dallas Marriott Las Colinas.


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Annual Conference Future Dates


February 21-23, 2019
Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel, Conference Center & Spa


February 20-22, 2020

Omni Hotels and Resorts Mandalay Dallas and the Irving Convention Center


February 18-20, 2021
Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel, Conference Center & Spa


February 17-19, 2022

Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Hotel and Conference Center


February 23-25, 2023
Announcement coming soon


February 22-24, 2024
Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Hotel and Conference Center