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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!

Check out all the photos on the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Facebook page

2018 Full Conference Agenda

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2018 Conference Attendee List

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Conference Speakers

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 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

Amcor FlexiblesCo-Sponsoring Friday Dinner


Friday Lunch Co-Sponsor


Austin Label Co

Heads and Tails Sponsor


Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau

Annual Sponsor


Wonderful Nurseries

Annual Industry Sponsor


BE Implement

Advertising & Marketing Sponsor


Bingham Family Vineyards

Attendee Bag Sponsor

Della Toffola Logo

Della Toffola USA

Coffee Break Sponsor


Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply

Conference Sponsor

gd chillers

G&D Chillers

Conference Sponsor

Gearmore, Inc.


Marketing Sponsor

Glass TechWine and Cheese Reception

Glass Tech

Wine Glass Sponsor

Inland Desert Nursery

Inland Desert Nursery

Coffee Break Sponsor


Jacto/General Implement

Conference Sponsor

Jim's Supply logo

Jim's Supply Company

Wine & Cheese Sponsor


Miramont Estate Vineyards

Friday Dinner Sponsor


Professional Liability Insurance Services Inc.

Marketing Sponsor

Prospero EquipmentCoffee Break

Prospero Equipment

Advertising Sponsor

TricorBraun WinePak

Friday Lunch Co-Sponsor

Valentin Therion

Valentin Thierion

Attendee Program Sponsor

Conference Exhibitors



Booth 619 - Wine Product Ingredients:  Yeast, Nutrients, Bacteria, Enzymes, Fining Agents, Stabilizing Agents and Filtration/Equipment.



Booth 709 - Selling grapes, bulk wine and private labeling.




Booth 107 - A full line distributor of wine bottles, corks, closures and capsules.



Booth 303 - A market leader and the world’s largest supplier of flexible packaging.



Booth 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.




Booth 819 - Provides top-quality custom label products to virtually every industry, including advertising, marketing, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and industrial. 



Booth 509 - Crop protection products for grapes, such as herbicides and fungicides.







Booth 405 - BCS 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.

Booths 803 & 805 - Vineyard and agricultural equipment dealer for vineyards at every stage and size.

Booths 815 & 817 - Texas High Plains AVA wine grapes, juice, and bulk wine; custom crush press, grape testing, and winery services.


Booth 708 - Supplies the fermentation industry and commercial producers with select ingredients and supplies from around the world. 

Booth 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.

Booth 205 - Committed to excellence, innovation, and distinctive wine industry barrels.

Booth 604 - Providing equipment and services to a wide range of clients in the food and beverage industries.

Booth 404 - Providing printing and promotional products for tasting rooms and general promotional advertising.


Booths 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.

Booth 323 - American, French, and Hungarian Oak wine barrels and large format tanks.



Booth 408 - Provides creative, integrated solutions for beverage and ag industry partners with quality packaging products and supply chain services.  G3 Enterprises is the North American of DIAM corks, the leading safest cork closure manufacturer for the wine industry.

Booth 218 - Providing boxes and retail advertising for 50 years.

Booth 109 - Supplying the wine industry with high quality German equipment for their wineries.

Booth 117 - Irrigation and landscape supplies.

Booth 305 - Provides the most reliable turf care equipment.

Booth 607 - Provides grapes and juice for winemaking.

Booths 505 & 507 - Manufacturer of polyethylene vessels designed specifically for oxygen management in wine production.

Booth 806 - The world's largest cork producers and a pioneer in developing new technologies and advancing the best practices for the cork industry.

Booth 611 - Offers a wide-range of options from small portable glycol chillers and heaters, to large custom chilling units. All of our units are ETL approved in both the United States and Canada. Most of our standard package chiller designs have been tested for over 20 years in the field.

Booth 116 - Provides quality implements, through servicing tractor dealers. Offering the finest and most reliable equipment at affordable prices.


Booth 311 - Offers high quality reproduction of logos and designs on glassware and related items.

Booth 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.

Booth 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.

Booth 308 - Offers wine makers an assortment of wine testing equipment for wine analysis.

Booth 422 - Design and printing of wine labels, as well as rack cards and brochures.

Booth 724 - Offering custom grafted grapevines; licensed propagator of French clones, and ENTAV clones.

Booth 609 - Providing the highest quality liquid handling solutions and services to the chemical, petrochemical, food and beverage, and other industries.

Booth 717 - Washington State certified grapevine nursery, and full service nursery.



Booths 603 & 702 - Implement and equipment for agriculture; commercial, light industrial, outdoor power, specialty sprayers for vineyards, grape growers, nursery, landscape, orchard and agriculture.



Booth 816 - Specializes in manufacturing quality metal trellising materials, including metal stakes and crossarms. The largest designer, manufacturer, & distributor of a complete line of innovative trellising products for vineyards and fruit orchards.





Booth 719 - Supplier of premium WA state grapes, juices and bulk wine


Booth 119 - Offering gourmet Pecan oil

Booth 304 - Lafitte 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.

Booth 618 - Serving the industry professional in irrigation, landscape, drainage, lighting, power equipment, pumps, pool and spa, waste water and water features.

Booth 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.

Booth 710 - Family owned offering bulk wine, shiners, custom bottling and labeling.

Booth 318 - Complete custom manufacturer of high quality oak barrels.




Booth 217 - Winegrape broker sales and marketing firm working to connect premium growers with premium winegrape buyers.


Booth 103 - Offers custom grafted grapevines, variety and rootstock; grapevine and grape growing consulting.

Booth 209 - Value glass packaging to the North American wine, spirits, beverage, chemical, food and cosmetic industry.


Booth 722 - Vine and tree protectors, wine packaging.

Booth 310 - Providing insurance to agents and brokers for our clients with customized professional liability programs and unique business interruption programs. 


Booth 504 - Offers a wide variety of natural cork closures, custom design  and production to suit your needs.

Booth 502 - Full supplier of winery equipment.  Crush-pad solutions, bottling and labeling lines.  Tanks, pumps, presses.

Booth 406 - Custom fabricated stainless tanks, from 500 to 10,000 gallons.

Booth 818 - Custom and stock tin, aluminum and polylaminate capsules and screwcaps.

Booth 518 - Fermentation supplies, filtration media and equipment, corks, screwcaps, wirehoods, winery hygiene poducts and lab services.

Booth 307 - Vineyard trellising products and high quality wine making equipment.

Booth 207 - Wholesale wine accessories for vineyards and tasting rooms.  Provide wine pourers, wine bags, corkscrews, wine charms, cleaning cloths, wine boxes.  Customization available.

Booth 810 - Cross screen campaigns, audience planning and transparency and informed control.

Booth 804 - Offers variety of educational programs in support of the Texas wine industry.  Viticulture and Winemaking certificate programs.



Booth 610 - Custom crush facility, fermentation and barrel aging.

Booth 619 - Full service winery providing grapes, bulk wine, finished wine, custom blending, custom crush, private label, and shiners. 

Booth 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.

Booth 605 - Multi-line manufacturer's rep company that specializes in promotional products for the wine industry nationwide.


Booth 303 - Premier wine packaging supplier in North America, supplying packaging components including stock an custom bottles, closures and capsules.

Booth 105 - Digital and flexographic labels.

Booth 706 - Online/hybrid education offering associate degrees, technical certificates, or continuing eduction opportunities in viticulture, enology and wine business entrepreneurship.

Booth 124 - Dashboards. Tasting room, wine club, and benchmarking sales training.  Online and custom onsite training for tasting room team and manager. Recommendations to grow your DTC wine sales.

Booths 703 & 802 - Offering high quality wine equipment and supplies.


Booth 705 - A revolutionary cloud based platform for wineries to track and manage production.

Booth 407 - Provides wine, olive oil and specialty glass bottles.

Booth 119 - Customized insurance programs for the wine making industry.




Booth 716 - Insurance agency specializing in niche products for wineries.

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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

Annual Conference Future Dates



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February 20-22, 2020

Omni Hotels and Resorts Mandalay Dallas and the Irving Convention Center



February 18-20, 2021
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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