Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Registration for Central Coast Insights 2023
8:30 am - 8:45 amWELCOME | Erin Kirschenmann, Managing Editor - Wine Business Monthly
Welcome to Central Coast Insights!
8:45 am - 9:15 amState of the Business: How Does the Central Coast Compete with Today’s Realities?
State of the Business: How Does the Central Coast Compete with Today’s Realities?
9:15 am - 10:30 amInsights from the C-Suite: Trends, Strategies and Tips
Hear from industry executives who will share their ideas on navigating the changing landscape and glean insights on strategies to deal with the realities of today.
Adrienne Lindsay Ferrara , Moderator Nicholas Miller Steve Lohr Alexandra Evans
10:30 am - 10:45 amMorning Break
10:45 am - 11:45 amThe Economics of Water
Explore how economic incentives drive water sustainability across the Central Coast. From land values to input costs to policies and politics this discussion will level the playing field and bring the issue back to basics. Water costs money, the less we use the more we save.
JoAnn Wall, Moderator Kevin Merrill Steve McIntyre Oliver Matthews
11:45 am - 1:00 pmNetworking Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:30 pmCentral Coast Grape and Bulk Wine Supply: Implications of the 2022 Harvest
The 2022 vintage goes into the history books as one of the most interesting. Drought, late spring frosts, and an early September heatwave created the earliest harvest across the Central Coast. What’s the outlook for the Central Coast wine grape and bulk wine markets? How will the short 2022 vintage impact the future?
Anthony Bozzano
1:30 pm - 2:15 pmMergers and Acquisitions – What’s Driving the Activity on the Central Coast?
From vineyards to wineries, the industry is looking to add, expand and strengthen its offerings on the Central Coast. This panel of esteemed professionals will discuss current transactions, trends and the outlook for the year ahead.
Tony Correia Joe Ciatti Ron Denner
2:15 pm - 2:30 pmAfternoon Break
2:30 pm - 3:30 pmHow to Compete in the Three-Tier System: Today’s Marketplace Challenges
Industry experts representing the three-tier system discuss current marketplace realities, tips for how winery brands can engage and share their innovative ideas for success.
Will Costello Amoreena Anker Mary Melton Katherine Wallace Gallagher
3:30 pmCLOSING REMARKS | Erin Kirschenmann, Managing Editor - Wine Business Monthly
Thank you for Attending!
3:30 pm - 5:30 pmBottle Bash Central Coast
Bottle Bash returns to the Central Coast. Join the team at Wine Business Monthly for a night of networking, collaboration and celebration. Bottle Bash will be held on Tuesday, March 28 after Central Coast Insights and before WiVi Central Coast. These two marquee events come together at Bottle Bash welcoming local winemakers, growers, speakers and sponsors. Join us for pizza, local wines and local beer.