Wines & Vines



MAY 2002

May 6-8–Barrel and Barrel Alternatives Symposium, California State University, Fresno Satellite Student Union, Fresno, Calif. Registration information is available online at or by calling (559) 278-2089.

May 10-12–Miami International Wine Fair, Miami, Fla. For information, phone (305) 777-2239 or visit

May 13-19–The Nantucket Wine Festival, Nantucket, Mass. For festival program or reservations, call (508) 228-1128.

May 14–Santa Barbara County Wine Fair Competition 2002, Fess Parker’s Wine County Inn, Los Olivos, Calif. Competition information is available by calling (805) 735-2196.

May 15-17–63rd Annual L.A. County Fair, Los Angeles, Calif. For further information, call (909) 865-4231 or visit

May 15-17–The Reno/Tahoe Wine and Gourmet Food Festival, Reno Hilton, Reno, Nev. Phone (877) 633-8467 or go online to

May 17-18–8th Annual California Wine Auction, Ruby Hill Golf Club/Wente Vineyards, Livermore Valley, Calif. Call (925) 447-9463 for information and tickets.

May 17-19–Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival, Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville, Calif. Contact the Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association at (707) 895-9463 or visit

University Courses

MAY 2002

Cal Poly Short Courses–Three-day intensive course in viticulture, Central Coast area, Calif. Par more information or to register for these seminars, call the Cal Poly Extended Studies office at (805) 756-2053 or register online at

UC Davis Extension Short Courses–Assessment of Agricultural Soils and Land Capability: Soils of Trees, Vines and Perennials, May 1-3; intro, to Sensory Evaluation of Wine, May 4-5 & 11-12; Vineyard Imaging Tools and Technologies, May 9. UC Davis, Davis, Calif. For information, contact UNEX at (800) 752-0881 or online at

JUNE 2002

UC Davis Extension Short Courses-Intro. to Winemaking far Distance Learners, June 18-Aug. 29; Successful Home Winemaking, June 29. UC Davis, Davis, Calif. For information, contact UNEX at (800) 752-0881 or online at

JULY 2002

UC Davis Extension Short Courses–OIV Wine Marketing Program, July 8-26; Intro. to Wine Analysis, July 13; Small Vineyard Series: Integrated Pest Management, Cover Crops and Erosion Control, July 13. UC Davis, Davis, Calif. For information, contact UNEX at (800) 752-0881 or online at

CUSTOM GLYCOL CHILLERS * 2-5 tons * Compact * Self-Contained * Portable * Call: ADVANCED AERO VAC TECH. (800) 834-4474 (USA only); fax (707) 537-7274. Web site: HVAC. Refrig. Eng. #515690.

ESTATE BOTTLING: Otters portable sterile battling at your winery in self-contained 45-foot van featuring front and back label capability in a broad range of label sizes. With sin winery personnel, 1,500 cases a day can be handled in 750 ml., 1.5L, 375 ml. sizes. Contact ESTATE BOTTLING, P.O. Box 338, Rutherford, CA 94573; tel.: (707) 963-5705 or (415) 378-0215.

May 17-19–The Hood River Pear and Wine Festival, Hood River Expo Center, Ore. For information, call (888) 771-7327 or go online to

May 17-19-20th Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival, Paso Rables, Calif. To receive more information, go to or phone (805) 239-8463.

May 18–19th Annual Tiburon Wine Festival, Tiburon, Calif. Contact the Tiburon Chamber of Commerce at (415) 435-5633 or e-mail

May 21-23–2002 London International Wine & Spirits Fair, ExCel, London. To attend, contact Christopher Piquee at (212) 635-4170.

May 22-26–NOWFE-New Orleans Wine and Food Experience, New Orleans, La. Visit or phone (504) 529-9463 for information.

May 23-25–Bacchus to the Future Conference: Business and Marketing of Wine, Culture of Wine, Science and Technology of Wine, Brock University, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada. For mare information, e-mail

May 28-31-SITEVI MERCOSUR 2002, Mendoza, Argentina. For more information, contact Vanessa Bolton at (704) 365-8426.

May 30-June 1–Hospice du Rhone 10th Annual International Wine Celebration, Mid-State Fairgrounds, Paso Robles, Calif. For details, visit or call (805) 784-9543.

May 31–I’Ete du Vin, Nashville’s International Wine Events/Friends Tasting, Hilton Suites, Nashville, Tenn. Visit the I’Ete du Vin Web site at or call (615) 341-7300 for details.

JUNE 2002

June 1–I’Ete du Vin, Nashville’s International Wine Events/Friends Auction, Marriot Coal Springs, Nashville, Tenn. Visit the I’Ete du Vin Web site at or call (615) 341-7300 for details.

June 1-2, 8-9–Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association/Fifteenth Annual Vintners’ Festival, Santa Cruz, Calif. To attend, contact the SCMWA at (831) 479-9463 or visit

June 2–20th Annual A Celebration of Wine, Fresno, Calif. For more information, contact Jan Baling at or call (559) 244-4922.

June 4-6–Vinexpo Asia-Pacific 2002, Tokyo, Japan. Phone 33 5 56 56 00 29 or e-mail

June 7–Texas Blueberry Festival Wine Tasting & Competition, Nacogdoches, Texas. Visit or call (936) 564-7341 for details.

June 7-9–19th Annual Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival, Lake Skinner Recreational Area, Temecula, Calif. For reservations, call (800) 234-PARK.

June 8–Vintage Indiana Wine & Food Festival, Indianapolis, Ind. Visit or call (800) 832-9463 for details.

June 8-9–Seneca Lake Wine Trail, Pasta & Wine Weekend, Watkins Glen, N.Y. Contact Seneca Lake Wine Trail at (877) 536-2717 or visit

June 9–The Napa Valley Wine Auction, Meadowood Napa Valley, Calif. For information, call (707) 963-3388 or visit

June 17-18–The Sixth Annual Environmental Horticulture Integrated Pest Management Conference, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Calif. To register, go to or call (805) 756-2279.

HILL & ASSOCIATES–Global Executive Search and Recruiting. Premium Wine Industry Specialists. Sales, Marketing. General Management, Winemaking, Accounting. Contact Tom Hill, (707) 258- 2000. E-mail:, 1370 Trancas St. #155, Napa, CA 94558.

F/T. Account Manager. Outside sales at wine supply products in Naps & Sonoma. Objective driven, dynamic, highly motivated, pleasant, hard-worker with minimum 3 yr. sales exp. Sal. Neg. & comm. Excel. Benif. If you love and know about wines this is your position: Fax resume to (707) 795-1667

June 20-22–World Wine Market 2002, Fort Mason, San Francisco, Calif. Call (415) 383-1226 or visit to attend.

June 26-28–2002 ASEV Annual Meeting, Oregon Convention Center, Portland. Ore. For information, go to, phone (530) 753-3142 or e-mail

June 28-30–21st Annual Telluride Wine Festival, Telluride, Colo. For tickets, phone (970) 728-3178 or go to

June 28-30–The 12th Annual Australian Wine Education Convention (ASWE), Morning Star Estate at Mt. Eliza, Victoria, Australia. Visit for information.

June 30–The Second Annual Yato County Food and Wine Festival, R.H. Phillips Winery, Esparto, Calif. For more information, phone (530) 662-3215.

JULY 2002

July 5-7–21st Annual Kapulua Wine & Food Festival, Maui, Hawaii. For more information, call (800) KAPALUA or visit

July 7-9–48th Summer Fancy Food Show/International Wine & Spirits Pavilion Debut, New York, N.Y. Visit or contact Mike Dickinson at (212) 482-6440, ext. 136.

July 11-13–5th Symposium, Vienna 2002: The Changing Face of Wine, London, England. Contact the Institute of Masters of Wine by phone 44 020 7236 4427.

July 18 & 20–I’Ete du Vim, Nashville’s International Wine Events/Vintner’s Tasting, Loews Vanderbilt Plaza Hotel; Grand Auction, Opryland Hotel. Nashville, Tenn. Visit the I’Ete du Vin Web site at or call (615) 341-7300 for details.

July 20–Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association/Passport Program, Santa Cruz, Calif. To attend, contact the SCMWA at (831) 479-9463 or visit

July 20-21–Finger Lakes Wine Festival, Seneca Lake, N.Y. For more information, visit or phone (607) 535-2481.

July 22-27–Society of Wine Educators 26th Annual Conference/Celebrating the Worlds of Wine, Anaheim, Calif. Contact Society of Wine Educators for details at (202) 347-5677 or online at

July 25-27-INDY International Wine Competition, Indiana State Fairgrounds exposition Hall, Indianapolis, Ind. For more information, contact Ellen Harkness at (765) 494-6704 or visit

July 27-28–20th Annual California Wine Tasting Championships, Philo, Calif. For registration and entry, visit or call (707) 895-2002.

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Viticultural Consultant/Field Rep

Duarte Nursery seeks field representation for the North Coast. Field representative position available to provide service to existing clients and solicit new sales. Person is required to assist clients in rootstock, varietal and clonal selections, provide perspective on irrigation, fertilization, trellising, training, pest management, etc. and support clients with queries related to management of vineyards for ultra premium programs. Position requires a highly motivated individual with broad viticulture knowledge, farming experience and related degree. Contact John Duarte at (209) 531-0351; fax resume to (209)531-0352.

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