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The 2017 TWGGA Annual Conference and Trade Show was a tremendous success with 805 attendees, speakers and vendors enjoying three full days of educational sessions, wine tastings, trade show networking and a load of fun.

Watch out 2018 ~ Here we come!

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2018 Conference Attendee List

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Conference Speakers

April Sunshine Hawkins

April knows what works when she sees it. In addition to her fabulous eye behind the camera, April Sunshine has the ability to understand the look and feel that our clients are looking for when it comes to their online brand. She helps our clients find their unique, social media groove that captures attention and drive sales.

Travis Matheny

Travis has a unique background in both creative media as well as professional speaking. He has produced hundreds of media solutions that get the job done. He has an uncanny knack of translating client’s desires into the technical language needed for our team to create tools that get results. He is also a highly sought after coach and consultant who knows how to create digital branding solutions that create sales!

Conference Sponsors

Farm CreditEvent Sponsor

Farm Credit

Conference Sponsor

Amcor FlexiblesCo-Sponsoring Friday Dinner


Friday Lunch Co-Sponsor



Marketing Sponsor


Austin Label Co

Heads and Tails Sponsor

classic wine storage

Classic Wine Storage

Advertising Sponsor

Dan Humphries Sales, CoCoffee Break Sponsor

Dan Humphries Sales

Saturday Coffee Break Sponsor

Enartis USA 2016


Program Sponsor

Gearmore, Inc.


Marketing Sponsor

Glass TechWine and Cheese Reception

Glass Tech

Wine Glass Sponsor


Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau

Program Sponsor

gd chillers

G&D Chillers

Advertising Sponsor

Inland Desert Nursery

Inland Desert Nursery

Friday Coffee Break Sponsor



Marketing Sponsor


Jacto/General Implement

Marketing Sponsor

Jim's Supply logo

Jim's Supply Company

Wine & Cheese Sponsor


Johnson and Associates

Gala Dinner Sponsor

LEDC logo 2C No Corp

Levelland Economic Development

Conference Attendee Program Sponsor


Miramont Estate Vineyards

Friday Dinner Sponsor

Microlife Organic

Microlife Fertilizers/San Jacinto Environmental Supply

Advertising Sponsor

Moss Adams

Moss Adams

Program Sponsor



Marketing Sponsor

North Coast Winegrape BrokersAnnual TWGGA Sponsor

North Coast Winegrapes

Advertising Sponsor



Advertising Sponsor


PLIS Underwriting

Marketing Sponsor

Prospero EquipmentCoffee Break

Prospero Equipment

Advertising Sponsor

Saver Glass


Advertising Sponsor

southwest ag specialties

Southwest Ag Specialties

Thursday Lunch Sponsor

Texas Wine Company

Texas Wine Company

Marketing Sponsor


Texas Department of Agriculture

Platinum Sponsor

TricorBraun WinePak

Friday Lunch Co-Sponsor

Valentin Therion

Valentin Thierion

Attendee Program Sponsor

Vintner's Vault

Vintner's Vault

Lanyard Sponsor

Wines & VinesAnnual TWGGA Sponsor

Wines and Vines

Advertising Sponsor

Wylie Sprayers

Wylie & Son, Inc.

Advertising Sponsor

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Wonderful Nurseries

Annual Program Sponsor

Conference Exhibitors

NameLogoBooth #DescriptionInfo
Aaqua Tools, Inc.524Sanitation equipment and high pressure cleaning.
ACIC111Customized corks, foils, screwcaps, capsules.
AEB118AEB Group
Agajanian Vineyards & Wine Company709Buy and sell winegrapes, bulk wine, private labeling, and complete wine services.
AG Workers Insurance121 
All American Containers107Distributor of wine bottles, corks, closures and capsules.
Amcor Flexibles402 
Amertrellis USA606 
Amorim Cork America
Ample Industries
120High quality digital printing services for wineries, distillers and brewers.
Arthur Blake Insurance320 
Aspen Packaging409Custom and stock packaging products.
Astrapouch306The 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 Co819Austin Label Co.
Ball605Metal packaging for beverages and food products.
The Barrel Mill520Leading supplier of oak barrels, and the infusion spirals to add oak aromas.
Bayer Crop Science509Crop protection products for grapes, such as herbicides and fungicides.
BCS/Ferrari Tractors America405BCS Group is a leading multinational company in the mechanization sector. It designs and manufactures agricultural machinery and for greens maintenance, machines for autonomous electrical energy production and for mobile welding.
BE Implement803 & 805Vineyard and agricultural equipment dealer for vineyards at every stage and size.
Bingham Family Vineyards815 & 817Texas HIgh Plains AVA wine grapes, juice, and bulk wine. Custom crush press, grape testing, winery services.
Black Forest Container Solutions, LLC225Full service provider of stainless steel containers.
Brownfield Industrial Development Corp.622
BSG708Supplies the fermentation industry and commercial producers with select ingredients and supplies from around the world.
Bucher Vaslin North America720Grape reception and destemming equipment, wine presses, filtration systems.
Canton Cooperage/XtraChene506Crafts 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.
Collinwood Grape Company125 & 224Wine and grape juice sales.
Cooperages 1912205Committed to excellence, innovation, and distinctive wine industry barrels.
Criveller Group604Providing equipment and services to a wide range of clients in the food and beverage industries.
Curtis 1000404Printing of promotional products for tasting rooms and general promotions advertising. Direct marketing including e-communications.
Custom Wine Packaging625Packaging for shipping wine products.
Dan Humphries Sales Co.202, 204, 206, 208, 210Represents the best manufacturers and growers in the water, beer, wine, spirits, and buffalo industry.
Della Toffola USA519 & 521Wine 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 Cooperages323American, French, Hungarian oak wine barrels and large format oak tanks.
Enartis Vinquiry517Enartis Vinquiry
Englander Dzignpak218Designer and manufacturer of packaging and retail marketing solutions for the Texas wine industry.
Euro-Machines, Inc.109Supplying the wine industry with high quality German equipment for their wineries.
Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Products117Landscape and irrigation supplies.
Exmark Manufacturing305Provides the most reliable turf care equipment.
F. Colavita & Son607Grapes and juice for wine making.
Flextank USA505 & 507Manufacturer of polyethylene vessels designed specifically for oxygen management in wine production.
Ganau America806The world's largest cork producers and a pioneer in developing new technologies and advancing the best practices for the cork industry.
G & D Chillers611High quality refrigeration units.
G3 Enterprises/DIAM408Wine closure solutions.
Gearmore, Inc.116Provides quality implements, through servicing tractor dealers. Offering the finest and most reliable equipment at affordable prices.
Glass Tech-C&C Sales and Marketing311Offers high quality reproduction of logos and designs on glassware and related items.
Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau403Global 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.523Agricultural, horticultural and hydroponic applications.
Gusmer Enterprises419Liquid 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 Instruments308Offers wine makers an assortment of wine testing equipment for wine analysis.
Hart Label422Design and printing of wine labels, as well as rack cards and brochures.
Herrick Grapevines724Propagator of French clones coming directly from the repository of clonal selections in France.
Hoover Ferguson609Manufactures, rents and sells high quality containers for the storage, fermentation and transportation of wines and beverages.
W. Calloway Huffaker, Attorney608Legal services and counseling
Inland Desert Nursery717Washington State certificate grapevine nursery offering self-rooted and bench-grafted vines.
Irrigation-Mart416Irrigation sales, design, and installation.
Jackrabbit Equipment Company418Material handling equipment for nut crops; frost protection.
Jacto-General Implement603 & 702Implement and equipment for agriculture; commercial, light industrial, outdoor power, specialty sprayers for vineyards, grape growers, nursery, landscape, orchard and agriculture.
Jim's Supply Company, Inc.816Full service steel and pipe center.
Johnson and Associates202 & 203Johnson & Associates represents Carlsen & Associates in the Southwest USA.  Offering a wide range of wine making equipment.
Juclas USA508Commercial and industrial wine industry equipment supplier.
Kendall Farms719Supplier of WA State grapes, juice and bulk wine.
Kinloch Plantation Products, LLC119Offering gourmet Pecan oil
Labeltronix621Design and manufacture of high quality labels.
Lafitte Cork and Capsules304Lafitte is a French family with a reputation in the cork industry for supplying the finest cork for over four generations. Beginning in France, the company moved its major production site to Northern Portugal in 1956, in order to be directly involved in the selection of fine cork from the most thriving and sustainable cork forests in the world. In 2003, Lafitte purchased a second processing plant in Portugal to meet an increasing demand for quality cork production.
Laffort USA
Longhorn, Inc.
618Serving the industry professional in irrigation, landscape, drainage, lighting, power equipment, pumps, pool and spa, waste water and water features.
Microlife Fertilizers/San Jacinto Environmental Supply
Microworks Wine Software
616Publisher 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.
Miller Chemical and Fertilizer223Miller Chemical and Fertilizer
Miramont Estate Vineyards & Winery710Family owned offering bulk wine, shiners, custom bottling and labeling.
Munckhof Mfg421 & 423Specialized viticulture implements.
Muratec America, Inc.808Digital label presses
Nadalie USA318Complete custom manufacturer of high quality oak barrels.
Nano Purification Solutions222Nitrogen generation and process cooling systems for the wine industry.
North Coast Winegrape Brokers217Bulk wine and wine grapes.
Novavine Grapevine Nursery103Custom grafted grapevines.
Oak Solutions Group420Distributor 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 Solutions209Value glass packaging to the North American wine, spirits, beverage, chemical, food and cosmetic industry.
OrderPort711OrderPort, Solutions for Wineries
Pacific Western Container722Vine and tree protectors, wine packaging.
PERA AMERICA320Designer and manufacturer of winery equipment.
Permastrong Wood Products, Inc.522Hardwood grape stakes.
Professional Liability Insurance Services, Inc.
504Offers a wide variety of natural cork closures, custom design and production to suit your needs.
Prospero Equipment Corporation502Full supplier of winery equipment. Crush-pad solutions, bottling and labeling lines. Tanks, pumps, presses.
Quality Stainless Tanks406Custom fabricated stainless tanks, from 500 to 10,000 gallons.
Ramondin USA818Custom and stock tin, aluminum and polylaminate capsules and screwcaps.
SaverGlass216Worldwide specialist in manufacturing and decorating high end glass bottles for fine wines and spirits.
Scott Laboratories518Fermentation supplies, filtration media and equipment, corks, screwcaps, wirehoods, winery hygiene poducts and lab services.
Spec Trellising307Vineyard trellising products and high quality wine making equipment.
Spectrum Wine Specialties207Spectrum Wine Specialties
SpotX810Cross screen campaigns, audience planning and transparency and informed control.
Southwest Ag Specialties317Southwest AG Specialties
Terry County Tractor721, 723, 725, 820, 822, 824Vineyard and winery equipment.
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality602Environmental agency for the State of Texas.
Texas Custom Wine Works624Viticulture services, lab services, custom crush.
Texas Department of Agriculture503Promotes and supports Texas agriculture and Texas made products.
Texas Plant Clinic122Texas Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
Texas Tech University-Viticulture & Enology804Offers variety of educational programs in support of the Texas wine industry. Viticulture and Winemaking certificate programs.
Texas Wine Company610Custom crush facility, fermentation and barrel aging.
The Grape C718The Grape Link
Thomas Allen Vineyards619Full service winery providing grapes, bulk wine, finished wine, custom blending, custom crush, private label, and shiners.
Tonnellerie Sansaud USA220French Cooperage: oak barrels, oak tanks and various products used in oenology and brewing industries. 100% French oak from the most famous French forests.
TricorBraun303Premier wine packaging supplier in North America, supplying packaging components including stock an custom bottles, closures and capsules.
Trysk Print Solutions105Digital and flexographic labels.
Unitech Scientific707Wine testing kits and technical support.
Valentin Thierion Corporation316Sparkling wine production machinery.
VESTA706Online/hybrid education offering associate degrees, technical certificates, or continuing eduction opportunities in viticulture, enology and wine business entrepreneurship.
Vintner's Vault703 & 802High quality wine making equipment and supplies.
West Coast Bottles, LLC407Provides wine, olive oil and specialty glass bottles.
Wines and Vines119Wine & 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 Programs119Customized insurance programs for the wine making industry.
WinStar Insurance Group716Insurance agency specializing in niche products for wineries.
Wylie and Son410 
VingDirect124Ving Direct
Wonderful Nurseries211Wonderful Nurseries

Conference Hotel

In the midst of Las Colinas’ bustling urban development you will find the Omni Mandalay Hotel.  Tree-lined, cobblestone walkways adorned year-round with fresh blooms and lush greenery makes this waterfront resort your gateway to unlimited adventure.

221 E. Las Colinas Boulevard

Irving, TX 75039

(972) 556-0800

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

Welcome to Irving Texas

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