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Wine Industry Symposium Group Announces 19th Annual Vineyard Economics Seminar

With Focus on "How California Winegrowers Will Weather Future Storms"
    NAPA, CA, April 02, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Wine Industry Symposium Group has announced the program for the 19th Annual Vineyard Economics Seminar, set for Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Napa, California at the Napa Valley Marriott Hotel. The results of the 2014 Vineyard Economics Survey will be presented at the full-day event, along with a program entitled "How California Winegrowers Will Weather Future Storms" which will feature vineyard and agriculture experts and influencers active in the wine business in California. Tickets to the popular event are on sale now at

"For nearly two decades we have studied the evolution and shifts of the California wine grape business," said wine industry analyst David Freed, Chairman, The Silverado Group, "The most recent years, which have been filled with economic twists and turns, as well as unprecedented natural forces such as unusually dry weather, have created new challenges and opportunities for the wine industry. We look forward to presenting the results of our annual Vineyard Economics Survey which will be intriguing as we reveal the hottest issues and trends that are impacting wine grapegrowers this year."

"The 19th Annual Vineyard Economics Seminar continues our long tradition of researching and analyzing the wine industry. This year, we will again present vital and useful information for winegrowers, as well as vintners and professionals involved in the financial and legal sectors of the wine business," said Kathy Archer, Wine Industry Symposium Group President, "The 2014 Vineyard Economics program features agricultural experts, wine industry professionals and high level decision makers from all areas of the industry. Topics will range from finance and tax issues, to land and water use, to legal issues to bulk wine, to vineyard technology." The program, as well as registration, is available online at

The 2014 Vineyard Economics Seminar event sponsors include: American Ag Credit; Benchmark Consulting; Burr Pilger Mayer, Inc. (BPM) Accountants and Consultants; CMPR Carle, Mackie, Power & Ross LLP Attorneys; CoBank; Farm Credit West; Moss Adams, LLP Certified Public Accountants / Business Consultants; PricewaterhouseCoopers; Walsh Vineyards Management; American Vineyard Magazine; Vineyard & Winery Management; Wine Business Monthly and Wines & Vines (now including Practical Winery & Vineyard).

About the Wine Industry Symposium Group
The founders of the Wine Industry Symposium Group met in early 1992 with the hope that by forming a new industry conference, they would create an open exchange of thoughts and ideas concerning financial aspects of the California wine industry. The Wine Industry Financial Symposium was born. A couple of years later, in 1994, the group started a similar program, the Central Coast Insights Program, to fit the needs of that region. A year later, the Vineyard Economics Seminar was created for grape growers. Because of consistent globalization and consolidation in the wine business, the Wine Industry Symposium Group continues to operate with the mission of providing a critical platform for important communication and dialogue between the multiple facets of the wine business and the lending community. For more information visit or call (707) 255-9222. Like the Wine Symposium Group on Facebook at and follow on Twitter at

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