State of Agriculture

Crushing it: How the Wine Industry is Influencing Agriculture

Back Aug 3, 2017 @ 10 am

As a region with deep roots in agriculture, with America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital at its core, the agriculture industry is a vital piece of our region’s economic puzzle. Wine grapes are just one of the many bountiful crops grown in our expansive farmland and rank as the 3rd largest agriculture commodity in our region.

The wine industry is having the same challenges and successes many of our region’s diverse agriculture producers are facing today. From water issues, labor shortages, and tourism, to navigating the uniqueness of sales channels and generational ownership changes, join us as we explore the topics that matter to this industry.


  • 10:00 a.m. Registration Opens/Networking. Sample Regional Wines at Winery Row
  • 11:00 a.m. Program Begins/Panel Discussion
  • 12:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Winery Row Re-Opens for Tastings

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