The summit is an important fundraiser for the co-presenters, Free the Grapes! and Coalition for Free Trade. We have worked with these groups and other associations to increase the number of legal states for winery shipment from 17 to 38 in the last decade. Their focus on PR and litigation, respectively, has played an instrumental role, complementing industry representation in state capitols and Washington D.C.
- DTC Winery Check Up: This results of this research project, which aggregates DTC sales performance for 120+ wineries along 18 separate metrics, will be presented January 19.
- Video Contest: The Steering Committee will recognize outstanding achievement in video production by naming and promoting three winning winery promotional videos.
- January 18 Evening Social Mixer: A short presentation will be followed by a wine reception and mixer for registrants and sponsors at the Stanford Court.