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Owners Conference 2013

Thank you for coming to the Owners’ Conference 2013 in San Francisco - we hope you all had as much fun as we did!

Below you will find photos, recordings and presentations from the Conference so you can relive your favorite moments.If you would like any other information, don’t hesitate to get in touch! We are already planning for the Owners’ Conferences in 2014 and we hope to see you there…

Conference Agenda  

Please don't miss the photo gallery from the event.  

Thursday, 19 September  

Welcome, The Vines’ Current & Future Plans, Pablo Gimenez Riili, Thurs 19th, 1.30pm

audio | powerpoint

Panel Discussion: Overview of Argentine Wines in the U.S. Market, Santiago Achaval, Paul Leary (Recuerdo Wines), Ed Lehrman (Vine Connections) & Nora Favelukes (Wines of Argentina)

audio | powerpoint

Friday, 20 September

Overview of Taxes & Argentina/U.S. Legal Issues, Duffy Crane & Jackie Sudano

audio | powerpoint | memo

The Technical Details of Your Wine: Creating and Understanding Tasting Notes & the Technical Specs of Your Wine, Mariana Onofri


Wine Marketing & Brand Portfolio Development, Melinda Kearney (Melinda Kearney Wine Marketing) & Charles Rashall (Brand Advisors)


How Do I Get My Wines? Distribution in the U.S. for Non-Commercial Purposes Using the Vines System, Duffy Crane

audio part 1 | audio part 2powerpoint

Legal Issues Related to Commercializing Your Wines in the U.S., Michael Kelly (Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs)


Looking at the World of Wine: U.S. Market Overview, Michael Evans, Rob Lawson & Barbara Insel (Stonebridge Research Institute)


How Do I Get My Wines Outside the U.S.? How The Vines Can Help, Pablo Gimenez Riili

audio | powerpoint

I Have My Wine…Now What? Discussion about the Business of Branding & Marketing Your Wine, Cary Gott (Vineyard & Winery Estates)


Winemaking Program 2014: Creating Your Winemaking Plan & De fining Your Range & Style, Mariana Onofri


Everything You Do and Don’t Want to Know about Farming and WM Costs, Inflation and the Argentine Economy, Nathan Schipper, CFO The Vines