Wednesday, November 15

9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Workshops
Discovering Italian Wine Workshop
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Certifications
Rioja DOCa Master Certification
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Certifications
WSET (Wine & Spirits Education Trust) Level 1 Award in Sake
Certified Cicerone Exam
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Seminar
The Margins of Pinot and Chardonnay - Where to Find the Hidden Gems (Included in Full Conference Pass)

Thursday, November 16

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Coffee & Networking
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Seminars
An Overview of Oxidation / Reduction Chemistry in Wines Beyond Bubbles: Exploring the Hidden Nooks and Crannies of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore Credentials and Your Career How the Country's Best Wine Directors Run Their Programs Additional Seminar Coming Soon Additional Seminar Coming Soon
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Tasting Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Seminars
Wine and Music: Mysterious Resonances Explored Champagne - A Blind Comparison Additional Seminar Coming Soon Additional Seminar Coming Soon Oregon Winemaker Roadshow Additional Seminar Coming Soon
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Keynote Lunch: Somm of the Year Award
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Seminars
Blind Taste with the Masters (MS) A Global Look at Chardonny - Terroirs and Winemaking Style Additional Seminar Coming Soon Central Europe - Exploring Wines of Hungary, Romania, Croatia Additional Seminar Coming Soon Discover the Versatility of Moscato d'Asti
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Tasting Break
4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Seminars
Additional Seminar Coming Soon A Close Look at Agave & Terroir: The Wine of Mexico The History of Wine: Pangaea to Pasteur Competing in Sommelier Competitions Additional Seminar Coming Soon Mastering the Language of Languedoc

Friday, November 17

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Coffee & Networking
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Seminars
Biodynamic and Natural Wines of Spain Build Your Own Personal Brand A Succinct Tour of Iconic Wines from the Rhone Valley and Provence How the Changing Environment is Shaping a New Wine Industry Expanding the 4 P's of Wine Marketing to the 4 E's of the Experience Economy The History of Germany's VDP
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Tasting Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Seminars
The New Classics of Paso Robles The Value of Single-Blind Tasting in Identifying Grape Variety and Region Finding Closure: Positive Effects of Natural Cork on Aging, Flavor Characteristics, Sustainability Nebbiolo - From Roero to Barolo and More Discover the Wines of Beaujolais Additional Seminar Coming Soon
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Networking Lunch
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Seminars
Blind Taste with the Masters (MW) Additional Seminar Coming Soon Mountain Wines of California Discovering Wines of Lake County Gamay: Connecting Oregon and Beaujolais The Ultra-Coastal Qualities of SLO Wine Country
3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The Trade Tasting at SommCon
Trade Only | 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Trade Members and Wine Enthusiasts | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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