Aug
22
2:30 pm14:30

Peering into the Crystal Ball

Location

Grand Magnolia Ballroom, Room C

Presenters

  • Bobby Stuckey, Frasca Food and Wine and Scarpetta Wines
  • Kellie Thorn, Empire State South
  • Sabato Sagaria, MS, Union Square Hospitality Group 
  • Steve Palmer, The Indigo Road Group
Aug
22
2:30 pm14:30

Getting Involved With Natural Wine

Location

Grand Magnolia Ballroom, Room A

Presenters

  • Cappie Peete Chapman
  • Frank Stitt, Highlands Bar and Grill and Bottega
  • Harry Root, Grassroots Distributing
  • Jon Bonne, PUNCH
  • Sara Kavanaugh, Fisher’s in Orange Beach
Aug
23
10:00 am10:00

The Strengths of Fortified Wine

Location

Grand Magnolia Ballroom, Room A

Presenters

  • Ashley Santoro, The Standard
  • Bartholomew Broadbent, Broadbent Selections, Inc.
  • Christopher Bates, MS, Element Winery
  • Talia Baiocchi, PUNCH 
Aug
23
11:15 am11:15

Ancient Brews

Location

Jessamine Room

Presenters

  • Dr. Pat McGovern, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Aug
23
11:15 am11:15

Where American Whiskey is Going

Location

Grand Magnolia Ballroom, Room A

Presenters

  • Charlie Nelson, Nelson Green Brier Distillery
  • Fred Minnick, writer
  • Mark Gillespie, WhiskeyCast
  • Scott Blackwell, High Wire Distilling Co.
Aug
23
11:15 am11:15

Creating a Major Beverage Brand

Location

Grand Magnolia Ballroom, Room B

Presenters

  • Andre Mack, Mouton Noir Wines
  • Brady Waggoner, HOOK
  • Brooks Reitz, Jack Rudy Cocktail Co.
  • Drew Tybus, Evins Communications
  • Jon Yarian, SeaChange
Aug
23
1:00 pm13:00

Getting Published II

Location

Grand Magnolia Ballroom, Room C

Presenters

  • Brad Thomas Parsons, writer 
  • Kara Newman, Wine Enthusiast
  • Matt Lee, writer
  • Paul Clarke, Imbibe
Aug
23
1:00 pm13:00

Barrel of Experts/Experts of Barrel

Location

Grand Magnolia Ballroom, Room B

Presenters

  • Eric Railsback, Lieu Dit Winery
  • Lauren Woods Salazar, New Belgium Brewing Company
  • Wayne Curtis, writer
  • William Hornaday, Kelvin Cooperage Co.
Aug
23
1:00 pm13:00

Compelling Rebels

Location

Grand Magnolia Ballroom, Room A

Presenters

  • Jordan MacKay, writer
  • Pax Mahle, Wind Gap Wines
  • Patrick Cappiello, Rebelle
  • Rajat Parr, Sandhi Wines, Domaine de la Cote, and Evening Land
Aug
23
2:15 pm14:15

Round Tables and Open Discussions

Blind Tasting (Femi Oyediran, Charleston Grill and Megan Krigbaum, writer), Ballroom A

Media Pros Best Ideas of the Year (Hanna Raskin, Post & Courier), Ballroom B

Slacker Track: Gas Station Drinking, Shower Drinking, Day Drinking, Airplane Cocktails and Roadies (Ann Marshall, High Wire Distilling Co., Ashley Christensen, AC Restaurant Group and Alba Huerta, Julep), Ballroom C

Business Issues and Ideas (Scott Shor, Edmund’s Oast), Jessamine Room

Aug
24
10:00 am10:00

Sour Beer Omnibus

Location

Grand Magnolia Ballroom, Room C

 

Presenters

  • Lauren Woods Salazar, New Belgium Brewing Company
Aug
24
1:00 pm13:00

Sparklers on the Other Side of the Pond

Location

Grand Magnolia Ballroom, Room B

    Presenters

    • Bartholomew Broadbent, Broadbent Selections, Inc.
    • Clint Sloan, Banshee Wines and Valkyrie Selections
    • Katie Morton, Marta
    • Sarah Malik, Johnson & Wales University
    Aug
    24
    1:00 pm13:00

    A Little Learning

    Location

    Grand Magnolia Ballroom, Room B

      Presenters

      • Antony Moss MW, Wine and Spirits Education Trust, London 
      • Maggie Campbell, Privateer Rum
      • Rachel DelRocco
      • Cliff Mori, BREW-ed
      Aug
      24
      1:00 pm13:00

      Secrets to Event Success

      Location

      Palmetto Room

      Presenters

      • Adam Dulye, Brewers Association
      • Angel Postell, Home Team PR and Events
      • Vanessa Driscoll, Farm to Table Event Company
      Aug
      24
      1:00 pm13:00

      The Future of Frozen Drinks

      Location

      Grand Magnolia Ballroom, Room C

      Presenters

      • Abigail Gullo, Compere Lapin
      • Kara Newman, Wine Enthusiast
      • Jerry Nevins, Snow & Co.
      • TJ Lynch, Mother’s Ruin 
      Aug
      24
      2:15 pm14:15

      American Single Malt Whiskey

      Location

      Grand Magnolia Ballroom, Room A

        Presenters

        • Christian Krogstad, House Spirits Distillery
        • Lance Winters, St. George Spirits
        • Paul Hletko, Few Spirits
        • Wayne Curtis, writer
        Aug
        24
        2:15 pm14:15

        Sharper, Smarter Cocktail Lists

        Location

        Grand Magnolia Ballroom, Room B

          Presenters

          • JP Fetherston, Drink Company
          • Jerry Slater, Flying Pig Hospitality
          • Meaghan Dorman, Raines Law Room/Dear Irving/The Bennett
          • Paul Taylor, Drink Company