2012 Wine Tourism Conference

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1 Aaron Desilva Wine Country Tours of Southern Oregon Manager Alan Goldfarb Youngberg Hill Hill Alan Humason Yolo County Visitors Bureau Executive Director Alicia Kjeldgaard Treasury Wine Estates Business Development Manager Allan Wright Zephyr Adventures President Allegra Lynch Authentic Wine Country Managing Director Allison George Washington County Visitors Association Stakeholder Development Manager Amir Eylon Brand USA VP of Partner Development Amy Fletcher Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard Sales & Marketing Coordinator Andrew Healy 3 rockmarketing Chief Social Officer / Ann Christensen WineCountry.com Anna Marie Remedios Idle Hour Winery/Queen's Inn Winemaker Annemarie Brown SSU - School of Business and Economics Director of Business and Operations Annette Boyd Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office Director Aphrodite Caserta Safari West Director West Ari Goodman Gears and Grapes Founder Arwen Gallenkamp Bespoke Collection Ashley Bell Domaine Drouhin Oregon Director of Sales and Education Audrey Shannon Shannon Ridge Winery Tasting Room Manager Barry Dodds Freemark Abbey Winery Estate Manager freemarkabbey.com Beth Costa Wine Road Executive Director Bill Blum MacArthur Place Inn & Spa General Manager Bill Flitter DLvrIT Founder Brad Ingram Jackson Family Wines Direct to Consumer Sales and Operations Manager Brad Niva Wine Country Tours of Southern Oregon Owner Brian Baker Chateau Montelena VP Sales & Marketing Briana Wood Grgich Hills Estate Hospitality Concierge Brittany Starr Ram's Gate Winery Branding & Communications Manager Byron Marlowe Southern Oregon University Sr. Instructor / Coordinator Hospitality and Tourism Managem Cammy Pinoli Fess Parker Wine Country Inn Marketing Coordinator Camron King Lodi Winegrape Commission Executive Director Carla Bowers Panache Partners Sr. Publisher Carolyn Mccormick Washington County Visitors Association President/CEO oregonswashingtoncounty.com Catherine Puccino Santa Barbara Conference & Visitors Bureau and Film CNational Sales Manager Cathi Wastal Touring & Tasting Regional Director Charles Humble Oregon Wine Board Director of Communications & Interactive Marketing Chelsa Robinson Sonoma State University's Wine Business Institute Student - BS in Business with Marketing & Wine Concentratio Cheryl McMillan Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery PR/Advertising Manager Chloe Tyer Domaine Chandon Assistant Visitor Center Manager Chris Cutler Swanson Vineyards Director, Consumer Sales + Marketing Cindy Crater NapaStyle Director of Business Development Cindy Molchany Zephyr Adventures Conferences Community Manager Claire Lepine Trione VIneyards and Winery Events Coordinator/Hospitality Supervisor Clay Gregory Visit Napa Valley President & CEO Colby Smith Concierge Alliance Napa Valley and Sonoma Executive Director Courtney Garcia Crooked Vine & Stony Ridge Winery Events Manager Courtney Quinn Our World, Our Community Wine Importer Crystal Magon South Coast Winery Resort & Spa DOSM Cyril Penn Wine Business Monthly Editor Dan Brown Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa Dir. of Sales and Marketing Dan Clarke Taste California Travel Publisher

2 Dan Fox Touring & Tasting Managing Partner Dan Gaffey Peju Marketing Manager Dan Weldy Delta Sky Magazine The Wine Traveler Dannion Cunning Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau CEO Darcy Barboza Trinchero Family Estates Director of Retail Operations Darcy Storms Conn Creek Winery David Bowman JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery Vice President of Marketing Deb Payne Idle Hour Winery/Queen's Inn Manager Deborah Klein Sonoma Canopy Tours Marketing Manager Debra Mathy Dutcher Crossing Winery Proprietor Debra Sommerfield Lake County Marketing Program Deputy CAO - Economic Development Don J Huffman Huffman Communications Owner Don Neel Practical Winery & Vineyard Journal Editor/Publisher Don Rickard Platypus Wine Tours President Don Shindle The Westin Verasa Napa General Manager Donald House IDMG - Culinary Marketing Managing Director Donniella Winchell Ohio Wine Producers Association Executive Director Doug Caskey Colorado Wine Industry Development Board Executive Director Elaine Lucia Authentic Wine Country Director of Marketing & Sales Emery Bodell Lancaster Estate Winery Business Development Manager Emily Richardson Willamette Valley Wineries Association Marketing & Project Coordinator Erich Broksas Early Mountain Vineyards President Erin McCardle Lake Chelan Wine Growers Association Executive Director Eveann Lovero Vinoconvistablog.me Owner Geoffrey Sarabia-Mason Tri-Valley CVB Vice President of Tourism Sales & Development George Christie Wine Industry Network President Georgina Stassi TJA Advertising and Public Relations Director of Public Relations Gordon Wenk Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council Chair Gretchen Neuman VinoVerve Heather Herrig Zephyr Adventures Conference Operations Heather Unwin Red Mountain AVA Alliance Executive Director Heidi Miersemann The Westin Verasa Napa Director of Sales & Marketing Hermine Baker Atmani Wine Country Tours President & CEO Jacinthe Pare BCF Partner/Account Group Director boomyourbrand.com Janelle Becerra WineCountryGetaways LLC Editor Janis MacDonald Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association Executive Director January Wiese Texas Hill Country Wineries Executive Director Jeff Prellwitz DLvrIT VP Publisher Relations Jenna Riggan Sonoma State University's Wine Business Institute Student - BS in Wine Business & BA in French Jennifer Waters Minority Wine Report Editor Jenny Heitman Lodi Winegrape Commission Marketing Assistant Jenny Siddall Taste Rioja Director and Wine Guide Jessie Poshepny Trione VIneyards and Winery Direct Sales and Marketing Manager Jet Howell Wine Country This Week Director, Business Development Jill Tweedie Breakaway Tours & Event Planning, Inc. Owner/Operator Jim Caudill The Hess Collection Director Public Relations & Hospitality Jim Finley AmericanWineryGuide.com Cofounder JoAnn Schwartz Twin Pine Casino and Hotel Marketing Promotions Coordinator Jocelyn Hoar Constellation Brands Robert Mondavi Winery Visitor Center Manager Joe Becerra WineCountryGetaways LLC Owner John Sorgenfrei TJA Advertising and Public Relations Owner, President

3 John Sporing A Life Well Drunk, LLC Owner John Wright Sanctuary Vineyards GM/Winemaker Jolaine Collins Collins Communications Owner Jolee Wallace Del Rio Vineyards Owner Joseph Violi Doubletree by Hilton Sonoma Wine Country General Manager Kandace Connelly Long The Meritage Resort and Spa Marketing Manager Karen Doron Sacramento County Airport System Communication & Media Officer Kate Bennett Black Stallion Winery Business Development Manager Kathryn Horton San Francisco Travel Association Vice President, Convention Events & Services Katie Bottrell Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa Sales Manager Katie LaPerriere Hilton Garden Inn Napa Sales Manager Kela Driggs Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association Event & Marketing Coordinator Kelly Gardner Grgich Hills Estate Wine Club Administrator Ken Fischang Sonoma County Tourism Bureau President and Chief Executive Officer Kim Hiltachk Hiltachk Marketing Group President Kimberly Adams Temecula Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau President & CEO Kimberly Charles Charles Communications Associates Founder Kit Paquin Jessup Cellars LLC & Handwritten Wines Manager of Hospitality & Wine Club Cellars Kristine Youngberg Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines Business Development Manager Kyle Schlachter Colorado Wine Industry Development Board Research and Outreach Coordinator Larry Galupe Twin Pine Casino and Hotel Hotel Director Laura Davis Snooth Sales Manager Laura Whiton UPTick Vineyards Events Director Linda Bruno Consulente International Managing Director Linda Jones MI Dept of Agriculture and Rural Development Grape and Wine Program Manager Linsey Gallagher Wine Institute Director of Marketing Lisa Bolger Destination Races Business Development & Community Relations Liz Sullivan Tri-Valley CVB Social Media & PR Manager Liz Wan Vino-Verse Owner Owner Liza Swift Brixchicks Editor Liza Zimmerman Wine Business Monthly Lloyd Davis Viansa Winery President Louise Heine York County Convention & Visitors Bureau Destination Marketing Manager Maggie Anderson British Columbia Wine Institute Marketing Director Maggie Zeman The Barn Group Managing Director Marcus Hays Dollar Thrifty Group Local Sales & Marketing Manager Marcy Gordon Come for the Wine Owner/Author Maria Amon Sunset Magazine Account Manager, Directory Advertising/California Travel Mark Chandler Chandler & Company Owner markchandlerwine.com Marla McLaughlin Wagstaff Worldwide Account Supervisor Marni Johnson Vigilance Winery & Vineyards Tasting Room Manager Mary Allen Black Stallion Winery Tasting Room Manager Mary Batton Sunset Magazine Travel Directory Account Executive Mary Harris Santa Ynez Valley Hotel Association Executive Director Mary Jansen Touring & Tasting Regional Director Matt Dockstader Destination Races President Matthew Proschold Dry Creek Vineyard Chief Experierience Officer May Tye Yolo County/Clarksburg AVA Megan Foley Berryessa Gap Vineyards Melissa St. James California State University Dominguez Hills csudh.edu Meredith Hayes Treasury Wine Estates Demand Generation Associate

4 Michael Adams SBDC Winery Business Advisor Michael McColl McColl Communications Owner Michaela Baltasar Jackson Family Wines Senior Communications Manager Michelle Hogan Anaba Wines Marketing Director Michelle McCue McCue Marketing Communications President Michelle Rodriguez Santa Barbara CVB and Film Commission Director of Communications Mike Hendrick Santa Ynez Valley Hotel Association President Mike Steele Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Monica Rosenthal Lake County Winery Association Executive Director Monty Preiser The Preiser Key to Napa and Sonoma Publisher Morgen McLaughlin Finger Lakes Wine Country President & CEO Moya Dolsby Idaho Wine Commission Executive Director Nancy Beckman Visit Lodi! Conference and Visitors Bureau President and CEO Nancy Beeken Papapietro Perry Winery Marketing & Customer Service Manager Nancy Burgner Touring & Tasting VP, Business Development Nancy Light Wine Institute Director of Communications Naomi Shepherd-Smith Grande River Vineyards Inc. Managing/Owner Granderiverwines.com Nick Benz Landmark Vineyards Manager, DTC & Hospitality Nicole Quandt Wente Family Estates Marketing Director wentevineyards.com Paul Alsop IDMG - Culinary Marketing Managing Director idmg.ca Paul Arganbright Touring & Tasting President Paul Asikainen Conn Creek Winery Hospitality Manager Paul Burditch Burditch Marketing Communications President Paul Wilke Upright Position Communications Founder Peggy Evans Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association Executive Director Peter Bowers Panache Partners Publisher Pierre Ehret Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa Owner Ray Johnson Sonoma State University's Wine Business Institute Director Raymond D'Argenzio D'Argenzio Winery & Santa Rosa Vintners Sqaure Owner Renae Perry Papapietro Perry Winery Owner Rene Byck Paradise Ridge Winery Owner Reno Walsh Zephyr Adventures Conference Sponsorships Rhonda Motil Monterey County Vintners & Growers Association Executive Director Richard Neumann nxt-wine mobile powered by snipp President Rob Morris Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP Director, Wine Business Services Ruby Williams Korbel Champagne Retail Administration Business Analyst Ruth Garvin Southern Oregon Winery Association Marketing Chairman Ryan Ornelas WineMaps, Inc. Owner Sally Srok Francis Ford Coppola Winery VP of Hospitality Sara Cummings Sonoma County Vintners Director of Marketing Communications Sara Little Wine Country Goodness Proprietor Sara Teeter Calaveras Winegrape Alliance Executive Director Scott Clifton Celebrity Cruises Director of Sales Scott Schneider Visit Mendocino County, Inc President/CEO Sharon Leighty Concierge Alliance of Napa Valley and Sonoma Sonoma County Membership Director Shelly Nelson Doubletree by Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Director of Sales Sherrie Perkovitch Washington Times Communities Writer Sherry Simmons WillaKenzie Estate Tasting Room Manager Sonia Tarbox Ram's Gate Winery Marketing Manager Sonyia Grabski Visit Napa Valley Vice President, Consumer Direct Marketing Stacey Sheetz Visit Loudoun Marketing Communications Manager

5 Stan Knight Knight Wine Tours & Adventure Travel Owner / Tour Director / Guide Knightwinetours.com Stefani Chaney Scheid Vineyards Director of Hospitality Stephanie Kindler Grgich Hills Estate Consumer Direct Manager Steve Denero Twin Pine Casino and Hotel Director of Marketing Steve Warner Washington Wine Commission President & CEO Sue Horstmann Willamette Valley Wineries Association Executive Director Sylvie Tannhauser Brickell Travel Management Wine & Culinary Travel Specialist Tama Takahashi Touring & Tasting Food Editor Taylor Eason J Vineyards and Winery Brand and DTC Senior Teresa Morgan Benziger Family Winery and Imagery Estate Winery Director of Hospitality Terra Rapoport Laird Family Estate Tasting Room & Wine Club Manager Terry Hall Napa Valley Vintners Communications Director Thea Dwelle Luscious Lushes Editor Tim Donahoe American Winery Guide.com Technical Officer Tim Zahner Sonoma County Tourism Bureau Director of Public Relations & Marketing Timothy Snider Fess Parker Winery President Tina Caputo Vineyard & Winery Management Editor-in-Chief Todd Davidson Oregon Tourism Commission Executive Director Todd Iseri Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa Director of Sales & Marketing Tom Scott Quivira Vineyards & Winery Tasting Room Manager Tracey Woodward Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance Director of Marketing Traci Ward Visit California Director of Marketing Tracy Geldert Francis Ford Coppola Presents COO Tyler Madison Kentucky Grape & Wine Director Vicki Kaspar Opus One Trade & Comsumer Reservtions Specialist Victoria Amato Bespoke Collection Marketing Associate Virginie Boone Wine Enthusiast Magazine California Reviewer Wendy Cheropita Wine Country Ontario Director of Marketing winecountryontario.ca Wendy Peterson Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau Executive Director William Pollard Wild 4 Washington Wine Wine Blogger Yvonne Lerch Calistoga Balloons - Napa Valley Marketing/PR/Media