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2017 Annual Conference & Trade Show – February 16 – 18, 2017

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.

Download 2017 TWGGA Conference Attendee List

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

Presentations and Handouts

Amanda Sims, Silicon Valley Bank Top 10 Financial Planning Mistakes
Maureen Qualia, Texas Tech University Faults and Flaws
Paul Wagner, Balzac Communications A Marketing Plan for Small Wineries
Mike Walsh, Strasburger & Price LLP FDA & TTB Related Businesses:  Compliance, Labeling, Enforcement & Penalties
Larry Meyers, Meyers & Associates Inside Washington DC  –  Link to WineAmerica Membership
Rebecca Ritz, Bauerhaus Design Content Marketing for Wineries:  Create, Share & Engage With Your Customers Handout
Rebecca Ritz, Bauerhaus Design Content Marketing for Wineries:  Create, Share & Engage With Your Customers
Paul Wagner, Balzac Communications Making It Work:  Advanced Marketing for Small Wineries
April Sunshine Hawkins, Digital Brand Makeover Top 10 Social Media Tips for 2017
John Rivenburgh, Rivenburgh Wine Starting a Winery in Texas
Natalia Velikova and Nick Johnston Millennials’ Preferences for Alternative Wine Packaging
Dr. Ed Hellman, Texas Tech University Emerging Issues:  Escalation of Herbicide Drift Problems
David Sandri, College of Marin/Sonoma State Expanding the Horizons:  Licensing and Compliance for Selling Outside Texas
Dr. Rebekka Dudensing, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension AgriTourism/Ecotourism Presentation
Dr. Rebekka Dudensing, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension AgriTourism/Ecotourism Handout
Jim Kamas, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension The Ten Most Common Mistakes Made in Grape Growing
Cristin Hosmer, VESTA White Wine Sensory Analysis
Cristin Hosmer, VESTA Red Wine Sensory Analysis
Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Texas Water Law:  Basic Concepts and Current Issues




Farm CreditEvent Sponsor Farm Credit
Presenting Sponsor

Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau
Annual Sponsor


Wonderful Nurseries
Industry Sponsor
o-i-packaging-solutions O-I Packaging
Industry Sponsor
Prospero EquipmentCoffee Break Prospero Equipment
Coffee Break
Amcor FlexiblesFriday Dinner Co-Sponsor Amcor Flexibles
Friday Dinner Co-Sponsor
Glass TechWine and Cheese Reception Glass Tech
Glasses – Wine and Cheese Reception
Annual TWGGA Sponsor Texas Dept. of Agriculture
Annual TWGGA Sponsor
winepaklogo Tricor Braun Winepak
Friday Dinner Co-Sponsor
Carlsen & AssociatesGala Dinner Sponsor Carlsen & Associates
Gala Dinner Sponsor
Enartis USAAnnual Conference Program Sponsor Enartis USA
Annual Conference Program Sponsor
Texas AG PlusWine and Cheese Reception Sponsor Texas AG Plus
Wine and Cheese Reception Sponsor
Southwest Ag Specialties Southwest Ag Specialties
Thursday Lunch
Attendee Tote Bag Marketing Bundle Sponsor Winery Pak Insurance Programs
 vv-logo-color-2 Vintner’s Vault
Name Badge/Lanyard Sponsor 
 texas-custom-wine-works Texas Custom Wine Works
Conference Program Sponsor
BE Implement
Conference Marketing Sponsor
Jim’s Supply Co., Inc.
Annual Conference Sponsor
Alltech Crop Science
Annual Conference Sponsor



Austin Label Co.Annual TWGGA Sponsor Austin Label Co.
Heads and Tails Sponsor
North Coast Winegrape BrokersAnnual TWGGA Sponsor North Coast Winegrape Brokers
Annual TWGGA Sponsor
della-toffola Della Toffola US
Coffee Break
Wines & VinesAnnual TWGGA Sponsor Wines & Vines
Annual Conference Sponsor
Bingham Family VineyardsConference Sponsor Bingham Family Vineyards
Attendee Tote Bag
Digital Brand MakeoverConference Sponsor Digital Brand Makeover
Annual Conference Sponsor
Texas Wine LoverConference Sponsor Texas Wine Lover
Media Liasion
Classic Wine StorageAnnual Industry Sponsor Classic Wine Storage & Services
Annual Conference Sponsor
Fine Vine Wines, LLC FVW Supply, Division of Fine Vine Wines, LLC
Industry Sponsor
 Scott LaboratoriesTWGGA Conference Sponsor Scott Laboratories
Annual Conference Sponsor

Dan Humphries Sales, CoCoffee Break Sponsor

Dan Humphries Sales, Co and Vinquip
Coffee Break Sponsor
ledc-logo-2c-no-corp Levelland Economic Development
Attendee Program Co-Sponsor



Cork Supply USA/Creative Oak
Conference Sponsor
global-treat Global Treat Inc
Annual Conference Sponsor
frantzen-kaderli-klier-insurance Frantzen, Kaderli & Klier Insurance
Annual Conference Sponsor
Growth Products
Annual Conference and Marketing Sponsor
Butch Cameron Trucking/BCT Solutions
Annual Conference and Marketing Sponsor


Trade Show Exhibitors

  Thank You 2017 Trade Show Exhibitors
ACIC Closures ACIC Closures
aebusa AEB USA
agajanian logo Agajanian Vineyards & Wine Co.
all american containers logo All American Containers


NEW Stelvin Logo for Amcor

Amcor Flexibles
  Ameritrellis U.S.A.
Amorim Amorim Cork
  Aspen Packaging
  Austin Label Company
  Barrel Builders
 BASF Logo BASF Industrial Flooring
bauerhausLogo Bauerhaus Design
Bayer Logo Bayer
BDi Machinery Sales BDi Machinery Sales, Inc.
BE Implement
bingham family winery Bingham Family Vineyards
brick packaging Brick Packaging
 burnet economic development corp Burnet Economic Development Corp.
 Canton Cooperage Canton Cooperage/XtraChene
CA_Logo-Lockup-Tagline Carlsen & Associates
 cbh logo greenblack CBH Insurance Agency
CDB Project Services, LLC
 Cheers 2 You Logo Cheers 2 You
ChrisStuff Logo Chris’s Stuff
 collinwood grape Collinwood Grape and Grape Juice Co.
png-derivative-c1912-logo-blue Cooperages 1912
Curtis 1000
custom-metalcraft-logo Custom Metalcraft
custome-whine Custom Wine Packaging
Dan Humphries Sales Company
Della Toffola US
  Drakes Consulting
Enartis USA
Englander dZign Pak
Enotools Enotools – New World Winery Equipment
 ewing irrigation Ewing Irrigation
exmark logo Exmark Manufacturing
FARM CREDIT wFFC 4c Biostar Farm Credit
(Presenting Sponsor)
Flextank USA
colavita F. Colavita & Son
FVW Supply, Division of Fine Vine Wines, LLC
G3 Enterprises / DIAM
Ganau America
G & D Chillers
gearmore Gearmore Inc.
Glass Tech
Global Treat Logo GlobalTreat
Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau
Gusmer Enterprises
Hart Label
herrick grapevines Herrick Grapevines
  H.F. Hauff Company Inc.
high-plains-winegrowers High Plains Winegrowers Association
hoover container solutions Hoover Container Solutions
incredible bulk wine company Incredible Bulk Wine Company
Inland Desert Nursery
Irrigation-Mart Logo Color W contact info Irrigation Mart
 general-implement Jacto Sprayers / General Implement
  Juclas USA
 Kinloch Plantation Products Logo Kinloch Plantation Products, LLC
laffort Laffort USA
lafitte cork and capsule Lafitte Cork & Capsule
Miramont_Logo-NO-Background Miramont Estate Vineyards
Monvera Glass Decor
 Munckhof Manufacturing Munckhof Manufacturing
 nadalie logo Nadalie USA
North Coast Winegrape Brokers
Novavine Grapevine Nursery
o-i-packaging-solutions O-I Packaging Solutions
pacific-coast-chemicals-2016 Pacific Coast Chemicals

 pnl specialties



P&L Specialties / Tom Beard Co./ Revolution Equipment Sales
Portocork Portocork America
 Premier Wine Cask Premier Wine Cask
pro-chiller-logo_retina_250x142 Pro Chiller Systems, Inc.
producer-supply-2015 Producer Supply Company
prospero equipment Prospero Equipment Corp
 Rack and Riddle Rack & Riddle Custom Wine Services
Riedel Crystal
 Saver Glass Saver Glass
Scott Lab
shurfarms-logo Shur Farms Frost Protection
S&L Vineyards
southwest ag specialties Southwest Ag Specialties
 spec trellising Spec Trellising
spectrum wine specialties Spectrum Wine Specialties
texas ag plus Texas Ag Plus
texas custom wine works Texas Custom Wine Works
texas tech university Texas Tech University Department of Plant and Soil Science
  Texas Wine Company Inc.
TBWinePak-noTag TricorBraun WinePak
trysk print solutions logo Trysk Print Solutions
vesta-2016-logo VESTA National Center
Vine and Spirit
Vintner’s Vault
 Water Engineers 2016 WaterEngineers, Inc.
Winery Pak Insurance Programs
Wines & VinesAnnual TWGGA Sponsor Wines & Vines
Winstar Insurance Group
Wonderful Nurseries
Wylie & Son Inc.



Future Dates

February 22-24, 2018
Omni Hotels and Resorts Mandalay Dallas and the Irving Convention Center

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
Announcement coming soon

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