Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The Stewart Hotel

371 Seventh Ave @ 31st Street

New York


Conference Sponsor

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The 2nd Annual International Volcanic Wine Conference (IVWC) will be a full-day educational program for wine industry professionals and media. The conference will feature participating regions from around the world with soils derived entirely, or partially, from volcanic parent material, and the exceptional wines produced by wineries within them. The conference will take place in New York, the largest and most influential wine market in the US, and will consist of a series of innovative presentations, workshop discussions, and tastings for trade and media.


CONFERENCE Activities

OPENING SESSION

10:30am-11:45am

“Saltiness: Defining Minerality in Volcanic Wines”

Presented by Prof Benoît Marsan (Univ. Quebec-Montreal) and John Szabo MS

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GRAND TASTING

12:00pm-4:00pm

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WORKSHOPS

12:15pm-1:00pm

“Earth, Ash and Fire: Three Decades of Galardi from the Roccamonfina Volcano”

Presented by Co-Owner Allegra Selvaggi & Ron Edwards MS

Sponsored by LLS, Winebow Imports

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1:15pm-2:00pm

“Soave, a Volcanic Agricultural Heritage”

Sponsored by the Consorzio di Tutela del Soave

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2:15pm-3:00pm

“Vesuvius Lacryma Christi Stories”

Sponsored by the Vesuvio DOP Consorzio Tutela Vini