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Association of African American Vintners 20 Year Anniversary Symposium

Association of African American Vintners 20 Year Anniversary Symposium

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We’re excited to celebrate the accomplishments of our members and introduce consumers to the diversity that exists in the wine industry.

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Join us in celebrating 20 years of the Association of African American Vintners in Napa and Oakland!

Over the course of three days, experience our 20th Anniversary Celebration Fundraiser, Black Vintners Wine Festival, and meet our member community.

Look forward to…

Friday, May 20th in Oakland

  • Members Welcome Dinner - Members of AAAV are invited to enjoy a casual dinner and conversation about the unique business of wine. This members-only event will allow you to discuss industry challenges, opportunities, and successes with your peers.

Saturday, May 21st in Napa and Santa Rosa

  • Professional Development Sessions - A roadmap to startup, the financial aspects of owning a wine business, peer collaboration, and telling your story are just a few topics to be covered.

9:45am - 10:45am | Bronco Wine Facility Tour

10:45am - 11:45am | Business Funding & Wine Distribution

Moderator: Isaiah Fitzgerald-Palacio

Panelists: Jennifer McDonald, Alicia Maria Kidd, Deanna Martin, Pata Airaudi, Orin Darrington

11:45am - 12:00pm | Mini-Networking Mixer with a Tasting

12:00pm - 1:30pm | Phenomenal Women in Wine Luncheon

1:30pm - 1:45pm | Mini-Networking Mixer with a Tasting

1:45pm - 2:30pm | Telling Your Story: Wine Marketing & Media

Moderator: Regine Rousseau

Panelists: Brandon Crump, Chrishon Lampley, Malek Amrani, Kiel Suggs

  • Phenomenal Women in Wine Luncheon - Spotlighting women who have championed diversity and succeeded in the wine industry. Hosted by Bronco Wines.

Moderator: J'Nai Gaither

Panelists: Dorothy Gaiter, Theodora Lee, Dr. Christine Wachira, Dr. Monique Bell, Brenae Royal, Tahiirah Habibi

  • 20th Anniversary Celebration Fundraiser - Meet the founders of the Association of African American Vintners as we honor them for two decades of advocating for inclusion in the wine industry. We're recognizing our member trailblazers in Education, Legacy, and Unity. Join us in fundraising for the future growth of AAAV!

6:00pm - 7:00pm | Awards Ceremony & Fundraiser

MC: Jay Jackson

7:00pm - 8:30pm | Networking & Dancing

Sunday, May 22nd in Oakland

  • Black Vintners Wine Festival - Meet the incredible people behind the Association of African American Vintners and Black-owned wineries while sampling their wines. The festival is an excellent opportunity to discover new and unique wines from around the country and network with industry professionals. We have over 20 different Black-owned wine labels who will pouring, including:

P. Harrell Wines | Sapere Aude Sparkling | Ayaba Wines | Free Range Flower Winery | Love Cork Screw | Indigené Cellars | The Vice | Stover Oaks Winery | Jenny Dawn Cellars | Wachira Wines | J. Moss Wines | Longevity Wines | Mermosa | LVE | Davidson Wine Co. | Stoney Wines | McBride Sisters Wine Company | JCB | Michael Lavelle Wine | Theopolis Vineyards | Tympany | Fogcrest Vineyards

COVID Statement:

Currently, all guests are required to show proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours upon arrival. Masks will be available and are optional (Subject to change).

Connect and network with members!

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CONTACT US:

aaavintners@gmail.com

@africanamericanvintners

aaavintners.org

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