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

Join us at the Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel, Conference Center & Spa for the 41st Annual TWGGA Conference presented by FarmCredit.  Our theme this year is: Texas Wine – the People, the Purpose, the Passion.

The TWGGA Annual Conference and Trade Show is the perfect opportunity to attend educational seminars, meet suppliers, enjoy Texas wine, and network, network, network!

The conference includes educational tracks covering Viticulture, Enology, Legal, and Marketing as well as two days of Exhibitors demonstrating their products and services.


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

  Exhibitor Booth About
ACIC Closures ACIC Closures 616 At ACIC we’re committed to providing the best quality wine corks and closures to the wine market. Our wine corks are traditional, environmentally friendly, all-natural and produced using the latest in technology.
aebusa AEB USA 619 AEB USA is the leading company in biotechnology for the wine, food, and beverage industries.  Review Catalog.
agajanian logo Agajanian Vineyards & Wine Co. 407 Agajanian Vineyards and Wine Company buys and sells wine grapes in excess of 22,000 tons per year. They are a full service company.
all american containers logo All American Containers 515 All American Containers of Texas is a full line stocking distributor of wine bottles, corks, closures and capsules.


NEW Stelvin Logo for Amcor

Amcor Flexibles 302 Amcor Flexibles Europe and Americas, with 68 plants in 21 countries, is a market leader and the world’s largest supplier of flexible packaging.
  Ameritrellis U.S.A. 715 Ameritrellis USA has been manufacturing viticulture applications for over 30 years providing a full line of trellising components.
Amorim Amorim Cork 209 Amorim Cork America sales and management team provides expert knowledge to winemakers, quality assurance managers and wine marketers on all facets of wine cork closures.
  Aspen Packaging 714 Aspen Packaging provides packaging products to manufacturers and distributors throughout Texas and the Southwest. Aspen Packaging has been in business for 20 years.
  Austin Label Company 505 Beer, Wine and Spirits labels represent a very competitive area, and often require a variety of specialized techniques to produce. From the simplest single-color beer label to the most sophisticated wine and spirits labels, Austin Label Company can handle any need. Embossing, hot foil stamping and up to 8 colors inline on virtually any substrate highlight our service offerings.
  Barrel Builders 506 Barrel Builders has been serving wineries throughout the US for more than four decades with both new and used cooperage, re-coopering, and repairs.
 BASF Logo BASF Industrial Flooring 217 BASF Industrial Flooring manufactures easy-to-clean, durable flooring that is compliant with USDA standards.  Download Complete Spec Brochure.  
bauerhausLogo Bauerhaus Design 205 Bauerhaus Design is a full service branding, packaging and web development firm.  In 2010, we blended two loves – design and wine – and began focusing on helping boutique wineries create unforgettable brands across all media.  Our motto is #WillDesignforWine.
Bayer Logo Bayer 814 Bayer CropScience is a world leader in crop protection products including herbicides, fungicides and insecticides.  We are also Global Seeds Producers of cotton, soybeans, canola as well as vegetables.  Bayer also has a complete portfolio of crop protection products for the grape industry.
BDi Machinery Sales BDi Machinery Sales, Inc. 821 BDi Machinery Machinery Sales Inc. is your complete source for sprayers of all sizes, weed sprayers, hedgers, leaf thinners, shredders, cultivators, pruners, mowers, row mulchers, spreaders and much more specialty machinery from around the world.
BE Implement 806 BE Implement carries equipment for all of your grape growing needs.  We have stocked pars for the equipment we sell as well as a full line service department that will come to your location to keep you running
bingham family winery Bingham Family Vineyards 504 The Binghams have been growing premium Texas High Plains AVA grapes for wineries around the State of Texas for over ten years.
brick packaging Brick Packaging 606 Brick Packaging Corp. works with a wide selection of wine and food glass suppliers from all over the world, providing a variety of domestic and imported glass bottles, food glass, natural and synthetic corks, oak barrels and oak alternatives at competitive prices.
BSG BSG 404 BSG supplies the fermentation industry and commercial producers with select ingredients and supplies from around the world.
 burnet economic development corp Burnet Economic Development Corp. 218 The Burnet Economic Development Corp hopes you will see the unlimited business possibilities for potential growth in the City of Burnet.  It’s a place where you can discover your new home town.  
 Canton Cooperage Canton Cooperage/XtraChene 618 Canton Cooperage is distinguished by its 75 year history of premium American Oak barrel crafting.  
CA_Logo-Lockup-Tagline Carlsen & Associates 503, 602

Carlsen and Associates provides quality winemaking equipment using quality components and materials coupled with outstanding craftsmanship. Reference Library

 cbh logo greenblack CBH Insurance Agency 519 CBH Insurance is an independent insurance agency with the ability to write insurance for a variety of companies. They specialize in insurance packages tailored for any size winery or vineyard.
CDB Project Services, LLC 518 Whether you are looking for a custom-designed Clean In Place system, new sanitary pumps and valves or a quick consultation on your sewage treatment system to solve a problem, CDB Project Services can meet your needs.
 Cheers 2 You Logo Cheers 2 You 803 Cheers 2 You is a family-owned wholesale distributor of beverage accessories, unique gifts and functional products for wineries and wine shops, liquor departments, kitchen gourmet and general gift shops. We back our huge product assortment with service that is second to none.  Review Catalog.  
ChrisStuff Logo Chris’s Stuff 414 For over 24 years now, Chris’s Stuff has been guided by a relentless focus on providing fast-selling products at competitive pricing. With the help of three exceptional women by his side, Alexis, Autumn and Andrea, Chris and his team work diligently to create amusing, whimsical, well-crafted wine designed products that sell at a peerless pace in the wine industry.  
 collinwood grape Collinwood Grape and Grape Juice Co. 219, 318 Collinwood Grape and Grape Juice Co. is the largest and oldest wine grape and juice seller in Ohio.  They also have a full line of Italian wine making equipment (stainless steel tanks, presses, and crushers)
png-derivative-c1912-logo-blue Cooperages 1912 823 Cooperages 1912 Napa has a rich history in the wine barrel industry offering top of the line wine barrels.  
Curtis 1000 207 Curtis 1000 offers printing of all kinds, wine bottle labels, promotional products for tasting rooms and general promotional advertising, and direct mail/direct marketing.
custom-metalcraft-logo Custom Metalcraft 415 Custom Metalcraft was established in 1977 by Dwayne Holden and Jerry Cowan.  We have since grown to four manufacturing locations in Missouri with three distinct product divisions manufacturing the TransStore Line of portable tanks and also provide custom designed processing equipment.  
custome-whine Custom Wine Packaging 120 Custom Wine Packaging offers a wide range of packaging products and customized solutions including the use of logos and special designs.  
Dan Humphries Sales Company 603, 605, 607, 609, 702 Dan Humphries Sales Company and the Bull Dancer Bison Ranch specializes in working with the best manufacturers in the wine industry as well as produces Texas Bison meat. Dan represents a variety of companies bringing all of his products to you with a smile!
Della Toffola US 103, 202 Della Toffola has more than 50 years of experience in the design and manufacture of technologically advanced winemaking equipment.
  Drakes Consulting 717  

Drakes Consulting encompasses our consulting services, as well as our Closure partnership with Erben USA and our barrel partnership with Tonnellerie Leroi/Charlois Cooperage USA.

Enartis USA 312 Enartis USA offers a complete range of services and supplies for wineries of all sizes, including laboratory analysis, consulting, lab materials, and winemaking supplies.
Englander dZign Pak 705 Englander dZignPak is a designer and manufacturer of packaging and retail marketing solutions for the Texas Wine Industry. Englander dZignPak is GO TEXAN certified and has been providing shipping boxes and retail advertising products for nearly 50 years.
Enotools Enotools – New World Winery Equipment 417 Your resource for winery equipment, supplies, and knowledge for successful manufacturing of commercial wine and other alcoholic beverages.  Geared towards supplying wineries in the Midwest and East the equipment, supplies and service expertise needed to manufacture on the commercial scale.  
 ewing irrigation Ewing Irrigation 712 Ewing Irrigation has products and experience to fully support agricultural production businesses from orchards and nurseries to vineyards and beyond.   
exmark logo Exmark Manufacturing 409 Exmark Manufacturing, in business since 1982, offers a full line of mowers, both walk-behind and commercial riding mowers.
FARM CREDIT wFFC 4c Biostar Farm Credit
(Presenting Sponsor)
703, 802, 804 Farm Credit Bank of Texas is a cooperatively owned wholesale bank and is part of the nationwide Farm Credit System. Together with our affiliated lending cooperatives, we are the single largest rural lending network serving Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico and Texas.
Flextank USA 309, 408 Flextank USA provides a full product line of Tanks, Fermentors, Bins, and Fittings/Valves.
colavita F. Colavita & Son 418 F. Colavita & Son supplies California’s Finest Varietal Wine Grapes.  
FVW Supply, Division of Fine Vine Wines, LLC 507, 509 FVW Supply, a division of Fine Vine Wines, LLC is a supplier of wine making equipment and supplies for commercial wineries.
G3 Enterprises / DIAM 708 G3 Enterprises/DIAM are two companies working as one to provide custom and stock closures, custom label printing, full bottling services onsite or mobile, logistics, and a variety of other services to the wine industry.
Ganau America 604 Ganau America has brought the Italian tradition of quality cork production to North America. One of the world’s largest cork producers, Ganau is a pioneer in developing new technologies and advancing best practices for the cork industry. 
G & D Chillers 305 G & D Chillers are makers of Industrial Direct Loop Chillers that are engineered for a variety of applications.
gearmore Gearmore Inc. 706 Gearmore Inc. has been selling farm equipment for 50 years.
Glass Tech 612 Glass Tech offers a full line of stemware, mugs, and cordial glass products.
Global Treat Logo GlobalTreat 213 Global Treat, Inc. was established in Houston, Texas in 1994. Since our inception, we have earned the reputation of providing the highest quality industrial grade disinfection and chemical feed systems and accessories available in the market today.  
Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau 413 The Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau acts as the promotional arm of the City of Grapevine, and is responsible for actively selling, marketing and publicizing Grapevine globally.
Gusmer Enterprises 608 Gusmer Enterprises, Inc. is one of the leading suppliers of processing aids and equipment to the entire beverage industry, focusing on the beer, wine, juice and distilled spirits segments.
Hart Label 419 Hart Label, using state-of-the-art equipment, produces a variety of high quality labels for everything you can imagine. This includes wine, liquor, food, pharmaceutical labels and more!
herrick grapevines Herrick Grapevines 704 Herrick Grapevines is a licensed propagator of French clones of grape varieties and rootstock selections.
  H.F. Hauff Company Inc. 617 H.F. Hauff Company Inc. is a leading company that services and sells wind machines used for prevention of frost in fruit crops.
high-plains-winegrowers High Plains Winegrowers Association 115

High Plains Winegrowers is organized to promote awareness of the superior quality of High Plains wine grapes, to advance community awareness of the central importance of the wine grape industry to the local economy and to the quality of life on the High Plains of Texas, to assure a healthy social and political environment conducive to grape growing and winemaking, and to strive to maximize the quality of High Plains grapes. 

hoover container solutions Hoover Container Solutions 314 Hoover Container Solutions provides the highest quality liquid handling solutions and services to the chemical, petrochemical, food and beverage, and other industries.  
incredible bulk wine company Incredible Bulk Wine Company 615 The Incredible Bulk Wine Company is a resource management company providing Pacific Northwest bulk wines throughout the United States and beyond.
Inland Desert Nursery 204 Inland Nursery’s Mission is focused on being a family owned and operated company that supplies the cleanest and healthiest grapevines available across North America. They also provide an extraordinarily high level of knowledgeable service to customers.
Irrigation-Mart Logo Color W contact info Irrigation Mart 107 Irrigation Mart has been serving the irrigation needs of its customers for over 35 years.
 general-implement Jacto Sprayers / General Implement 709, 808 Jacto Sprayers/General Implement provides specialty sprayers for vineyards, grape growers, nursery, landscape, orchard, and agriculture.
  Juclas USA 109 Juclas USA is a manufacturer of wine filtration and juice separation equipment.  
 Kinloch Plantation Products Logo Kinloch Plantation Products, LLC 119 Kinloch Plantation Products 100% Virgin Pecan Oil is the “Healthy Oil for the everyday Gourmet”.  Download Brochure.  
laffort Laffort USA 614 Laffort is a family-owned, Bordeaux-based winemaking product company and has been selling to the wine industry around the world for over 100 years and in the United States for over 15 years.
lafitte cork and capsule Lafitte Cork & Capsule 406 Lafitte is a French family with a reputation in the cork industry for supplying the finest cork for over four generations.
Miramont_Logo-NO-Background Miramont Estate Vineyards 206 Miramont Estate Vineyards offers award-winning bulk wine to winemakers all over the U.S. and China.
Monvera Glass Decor 308 Monvera Glass Décor is a full-service bottle and glassware labeling company. We specialize in screen printing, etching, and decals for wines, spirits, beers, specialty foods, and more.
 Munckhof Manufacturing Munckhof Manufacturing 216 Munckhof Manufacturing specializes in viticultural implements including vine trimmers, pre-pruners, sprayers, sweepers, and bin handling equipment.  
 nadalie logo Nadalie USA 319 Nadalie USA is the oldest full-line, traditional, French-style manufacturing cooperage in the Americas.  
North Coast Winegrape Brokers 412 North Coast Winegrape Brokers provide bulk wine and winegrapes from California, Washington, and Oregon.
Novavine Grapevine Nursery 304 Novavine offers custom grafted grapevines and rootstocks.
o-i-packaging-solutions O-I Packaging Solutions 512 As the world’s leading glass container manufacturer, O-I Packaging Solutions has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. Review Catalog.
pacific-coast-chemicals-2016 Pacific Coast Chemicals 818 Pacific Coast Chemicals Co. distributes specialty chemicals and ingredients to the Food, Nutrition and Beverage, Wine and Beer, HI&I/Compounding, Cosmetic and Personal Care, Water Treatment, Environmental and Waste Treatment, Pharmaceutical, Agricultural, Rubber, Plastics and Inks and Adhesives, Building Material, Oil and Gas and finally Paint and Coatings industries. Review CatalogDownload Press Release – Pacific Coast Chemicals Part of Ravago Chemical.

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P&L Specialties / Tom Beard Co./ Revolution Equipment Sales 214 Three companies bringing you custom stainless steel equipment, water saving wine barrel washing equipment and certified used wine equipment.   
Portocork Portocork America 315 Portocork America is the premier supplier of natural cork closures to the North American wine and beer industry.  For nearly a quarter of a century our company has produced a wide range of natural cork closures.  
 Premier Wine Cask Premier Wine Cask 122 Premier Wine Cask has over 20 years experience offering wine barrels, racks, and wine presses.  
pro-chiller-logo_retina_250x142 Pro Chiller Systems, Inc. 718 Pro Chiller Systems, Inc. offers a variety of Air Cooled Chiller Systems.  
producer-supply-2015 Producer Supply Company 517 Producer Supply Company is a Texas-based company selling vineyard, harvest and winery supplies and equipment.
prospero equipment Prospero Equipment Corp 313 Prospero Equipment Corp. provides sales, parts, and in-house service of winery equipment throughout North America.  Review Catalog.
 Rack and Riddle Rack & Riddle Custom Wine Services 719 Rack & Riddle Custom Wine Services offers programs for still and sparkling wines that cover all aspects of the winemaking process.  Rack & Riddle Flyer.  
Riedel Crystal 516 Riedel is recognized worldwide for designing and producing the highest quality glasses and decanters for wine and spirit enjoyment.
 Saver Glass Saver Glass 716 Saver Glass is a worldwide specialist in manufacturing and decorating glass bottles for fine wines and spirits.  
Scott Lab 307 For over seventy-five years Scott Laboratories has been meeting the needs of the beverage industry with innovative solutions and products including fermentation goods, filtration media, equipment, packaging products and laboratory services.
shurfarms-logo Shur Farms Frost Protection 416 Shur Farms specializes in agricultural frost protection. The company provides targeted frost protection based on the analysis of each individual growing area using elevation models to identify cold air flow and accumulation areas. 
S&L Vineyards 317 Throughout the past decade, their reputation for providing quality grapes and juice has enabled S & L Vineyards to develop lasting relationships with wineries, wine schools, restaurants and home winemakers throughout the United States.
southwest ag specialties Southwest Ag Specialties 403, 405, 502 Southwest Ag Specialties carries a full line of vineyard equipment from the top equipment companies.
 spec trellising Spec Trellising 316 Spec Trellising offers high quality winery equipment and vineyard products.  
spectrum wine specialties Spectrum Wine Specialties 707 Spectrum Wine Specialties, Inc. has served the promotional products industry since 1990. In 2014, the company shifted its focus to the growing wine industry in Texas.
texas ag plus Texas Ag Plus 713, 812 Texas Ag Plus is an irrigation equipment supplier with a full line of vineyard supplies and filter station.
texas custom wine works Texas Custom Wine Works 513 Texas Custom Wine Works provides custom Winemaking services to the industry including consulting, product formulation & design and award-winning brand development. Whether it’s still or sparkling wines, ciders or meads, TCWW is the name in custom crush and custom processing done YOUR way.
texas tech university Texas Tech University Department of Plant and Soil Science 514 Texas Tech University offers a variety of educational programs in support of the Texas wine industry.
  Texas Wine Company Inc. 113 Welcome a new custom crush facility, Texas Wine Company, located in Meadow, TX, in the Texas High Plains.
TBWinePak-noTag TricorBraun WinePak 203 TricorBraun WinePak provides high quality wine bottles, closures, capsules, kegs, and pouches.
trysk print solutions logo Trysk Print Solutions 105 Trysk Print Solutions was founded in 2008 with the purpose of bringing excellent labeling and packaging to the wine, spirits, and beverage industry.
vesta-2016-logo VESTA National Center 215 The Viticulture Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA) is a NSF funded partnership between the Missouri State University system, two year schools throughout America, state agriculture agencies, vineyards and wineries with a 21st Century vision for education in grape growing and winemaking.  
Vine and Spirit 117 Vine and Spirit specializes in providing convenient and cost effective mobile bottling services to small, medium, and large wineries and distilleries throughout Texas.  Download Price List
VingDirect 306 VingDirect offers direct-to-consumer marketing expertise. The company provides a tasting room dashboard for displaying monthly goals and a daily performance; sales training for the tasting room team; and consultation to increase sales and performance.
Vintner’s Vault 303, 402 Vintner’s Vault realizes the needs of winemakers and wineries to have an outlet for high quality wine making equipment and supplies, as well as a staff who has firsthand knowledge and expertise of using these products. The company offers all products needed to make your top quality wine.
 Water Engineers 2016 WaterEngineers, Inc. 208 WaterEngineers, Inc staff has over 40 years experience in the water and wastewater industry including TCEQ conformance.  
Winery Pak Insurance Programs 212 Winery Pak Insurance Programs offer customized insurance programs to meet the individual needs of each customer.
Wines & VinesAnnual TWGGA Sponsor Wines & Vines 613 Wines and Vines is the premier, full service media, education, and data company for the wine industry.
Winstar Insurance Group 816

WinStar Insurance Group has been providing customized insurance products to select niche businesses since 1982, and is the leading insurer of wineries in Texas, insuring over 100. The Winery Insurance Experts, our package policy makes the insurance process as straightforward, complete, and affordable as possible.”

Wonderful Nurseries 508

Wonderful Nurseries, formerly Vintage Nurseries, is #1 for certified grafted and own rooted grapevines, cuttings, and rootstock rootings.  Download Press Release on Rebranding

Wylie & Son Inc. 801  Wylie & Son Inc. is a family owned and operated company that specializes in the manufacture and marketing of chemical application equipment.  



Hotel Information

Embassy Suites by Hilton
San Marcos Hotel Conference Center & Spa

(512) 392-6450
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Candlewood Suites
600 Wonder World Dr, San Marcos TX

(512) 749-1717
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Country Inns & Suites
1560 I-35 South, San Marcos TX

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Courtyard Marriott
625 Commercial Loop, San Marcos, TX
(512) 359-7550

Holiday Inn
105 Bintu Dr, San Marcos, TX
(512) 805-1000
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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