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Annual Conference

Virtual Wine Conference Information:

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2023 Virtual Wine Mini-Conference on Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21. Recorded versions of the conference sessions are available on the member portal of the SWE website.

SAVE THE DATE for SWE’s Virtual Conference April 26th and 27th, 2024! We’ll have one full day of wine content, and one full day of spirits events. 

  • Agenda will be announced soon!
  • This is a members-only event, and advance registration is required. You are welcome to attend any, some, or all of the sessions.
  • To secure your spot, please contact Jane Nickles at
  • Recorded versions of the conference sessions will be available on the member portal of the SWE website after the conclusion of the live event.

Our Past And Upcoming Conferences

1977 – Davis, California2000 – San Jose, California
1978 – Ithaca, New York2001 – Eugene, Oregon
1979 – Santa Clara, California2002 – Anaheim, California
1980 – Chicago, Illinois2003 – Seattle, Washington
1981 – Santa Rosa, California2004 – Sonoma County, California
1982 – Providence, Rhode Island2005 – Vancouver, British Columbia
1983 – Seattle, Washington2006 – Eugene, Oregon
1984 – San Luis Obispo, California2007 – Monterey, California
1985 – Fairfax, Virginia2008 – New Orleans, Louisiana
1986 – Davis, California2009 – Sacramento, California
1987 – Vancouver, British Columbia2010 – Washington, District of Columbia
1988 – Stamford, Connecticut2011 – Providence, Rhode Island
1989 – Long Beach, California2012 – San Mateo, California
1990 – Portland, Oregon2013 – Orlando, Florida 
1991 – Cherry Hill, New Jersey2014 – Seattle, Washington 
1992 – San Francisco, California2015 – New Orleans, Louisiana
1993 – Tacoma, Washington2016 – Washington, District of Columbia
1994 – Toronto, Ontario2017 – Portland, Oregon
1995 – Los Angeles, California 2018 – Finger Lakes, New York
1996 – Portland, Oregon2019 – Washington, District of Columbia
1997 – Orlando, Florida 2020 – Virtual Conference 
1998 – Sacramento, California2021 – Orlando, Florida and Virtual Conference
1999 – Sonoma County, California2022 – Indian Wells, California and Virtual Conference
2023 – Virtual Conference

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