Wine Industry Roundtables

Monthly roundtables address timely issues of importance to the wine industry and its associated businesses. Join this informal group one Monday a month for a two-hour learning and networking get-togetherand enjoy some wine while you’re at it.

Monday, July 10, 2017
4–6 pm

Pebblestone Cellars

1670 Pioneer Rd., Talent

Welcome & Overview

Dick and Pat Ellis, Pebblestone Cellars

Merchandising in the Tasting Room

Learn from former Harry & David VP of Retail Stores Anne Breck how to make the most of your merch. See Anne’s current endeavor at Postmark’d Studio.

Scaling Your Wine Business

Joe Rossi, BBSI, will offer practical advice followed by roundtable discussions:
  • Payroll Systems/Time & Attendance Systems/Data Analytics
  • Risk/Safety Management/OSHA
  • HR Compliance/Staffing Strategies
  • Organization Development

Music in the Tasting Room: Good News on the Horizon

Vicki Purslow, Capiche

Networking


Upcoming Roundtables

Special Roundtable! Sunday, August 6, 6–8:30 pm

Bigham Knoll, Jacksonville

Includes food and samples of competition wines

Oregon Wine Experience Competition Judges Forum – Panel and Reception

September & October

We are taking a break for harvest.

Monday, November 6, 4–6 pm

Irvine & Roberts Family Vineyards, Ashland

Monday, December 4, 4–6 pm

RoxyAnn Winery, Medford


Past Roundtables

Monday, June 5, 2017
4–6 pm

Kriselle Cellars

12956 Modoc Road, White City

Welcome & Overview

Scott Steingraber, Kriselle Cellars

Wine Travel: Is It for You?

Ruth Garvin, Cliff Creek Cellars
Mike Wisnovsky, Valley View Winery
Shana Brewer, Travel Leaders

Learn from the experiences Ruth and Mike have had. Hear from travel agency owner Shana about the best way to put together a hassle-free, memorable trip.

Beyond the Charcuterie Plate

Constance Jesser, The Culinarium

Simple recipes to pair with your wines that don’t break the budget or tax the staff.

Silicon Valley Bank DTC Wine Club Data

Vicki Purslow, Capiche

Networking

Monday, May 1, 2017
4–6 pm

Rocky Knoll

2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford

Welcome & Overview

Emily Mostue, Rocky Knoll

Failure to Plan Is Planning to Fail

Presentation by Jennifer Valenta, Wine Acumen

What Is the Southern Oregon Wine Brand?

Focus group led by Chris Cook, Capiche

Networking