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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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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



Marketing Sponsor

Enartis USA 2016


Program Sponsor



Marketing Sponsor


BE Implement

Advertising & Marketing Sponsor


Bingham Family Vineyards

Attendee Bag Sponsor

Dan Humphries Sales, CoCoffee Break Sponsor

Dan Humphries Sales Company

Coffee Break 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

North Coast Winegrape BrokersAnnual TWGGA Sponsor

North Coast Winegrapes

Advertising Sponsor



Marketing Sponsor



Marketing Sponsor

Saver Glass


Advertising Sponsor


Texas Department of Agriculture

Platinum Sponsor

Texas Wine Company

Texas Wine Company

Marketing Sponsor

Prospero EquipmentCoffee Break

Prospero Equipment

Advertising Sponsor

TricorBraun WinePak

Friday Lunch Co-Sponsor

Valentin Therion

Valentin Thierion

Attendee Program Sponsor

Vintner's Vault

Vintner's Vault

Lanyard Sponsor

Wylie Sprayers

Wylie & Son, Inc.

Conference Sponsor

LEDC logo 2C No Corp

Levelland Economic Development Corporation

Conference Attendee Program Sponsor

Wylie Sprayers

Wylie & Son, Inc.

Conference Sponsor

Conference Exhibitors




Booth 111 - Customized corks, capsules, foils and screwcaps.



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


Booth 709 - Buy and sell winegrapes, bulk wine, private labeling, and complete wine services.


Booth 402 - Amcor is a global leader in responsible global packaging solutions supplying a broad range of rigid & flexible packaging products into the food and beverage industry.


Booth 120 - High quality digital printing services for wineries, distillers and brewers.

Booth 320 - Wide range of insurance services for home and business.



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 - Custom labels for virtually every industry.




Booth 520 - Leading supplier of oak barrels, and the infusion spirals to add oak aromas.



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, winery services.

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



Booth 720 - Grape reception and destemming equipment, wine presses, filtration systems.

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 - Printing of promotional products for tasting rooms and general promotions advertising.  Direct marketing including e-communications. 




Booths 202, 204, 206, 208, 210 -Represents the best manufacturers and growers in the water, beer, wine, spirits, and buffalo industry.


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, Hungarian oak wine barrels and large format oak 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 - Designer and manufacturer of packaging and retail marketing solutions for the Texas wine industry.

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



Booth 117 - Landscape and irrigation supplies.

Booth 305 - Provides the most reliable turf care equipment.




Booth 607 - Grapes and juice for wine making.

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 - High quality refrigeration units.

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 - Propagator of French clones coming directly from the repository of clonal selections in France.

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 certificate grapevine nursery offering self-rooted and bench-grafted vines.


Booth 416 - Irrigation sales, design, and installation.

Booth 416 -



Booth 418 - Material handling equipment for nut crops; frost protection.

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 - Full service steel and pipe center.


Booth 508 - Commercial and industrial wine industry equipment supplier.



 Booth 719 - Supplier of WA State grapes, juice and bulk wine.


Booth 119 - Offering gourmet Pecan oil

Booth 621 - Design and manufacture of high quality labels.

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.



Booths 421 & 423 - Specialized viticulture implements.

Booth 808 - Digital label presses

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




Booth 217 - Bulk wine and wine grapes.




Booth 103 - Custom grafted grapevines.

Booth 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.

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

Booth 711 - Point of sale, e-commerce, and wine club management software.


Booth 722 - Vine and tree protectors, wine packaging.



Booth 320 - Designer and manufacturer of winery equipment.






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 216 - Worldwide specialist in manufacturing and decorating high end glass bottles for fine wines and spirits.

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.

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

Booths 721, 723, 725, 820, 822, 824 - Vineyard and winery equipment. 


  • Kubota
  • Gearmore
  • Pellenc




Booth 503 - Promotes and supports Texas agriculture and Texas made products.



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 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 707 - Wine testing kits and technical support.

Booth 316 - Sparkling wine production machinery.

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 - High quality wine making equipment and supplies.

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.




Booth 410 - Agricultural sprayers, parts and service.



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



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