Wine & Weed Symposium

Aug 8, 2019, 9:00 AM
Aug 8, 2019, 6:00 PM
Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country

About Wine & Weed Symposium

Wine Industry Network (WIN) successfully sold out the 2nd annual Wine & Weed Symposium, again hosting nearly 500 attendees from the North Coast and beyond. A talented line-up of expert speakers from both industries discussed a wide range of topics throughout the day including rules, regulations, and policy updates, the impact of cannabis tourism on the wine industry, defining the cannabis consumer and overlap with wine, and lessons learned from wine applicable to the cannabis industry.
The 2019 Wine & Weed Symposium, will be largely focused on bringing together wine & cannabis industry thought leaders & innovators from across the country that are interested in exploring the collaborative & educational opportunities that exist between Wine & Weed


Corey Beck
CEO & Winemaking Chief / The Family Coppola
Co-Owner / Altered Plates
Joyce Cenali
Founding Partner & Chief Operating Officer / Big Rock
George Christie
President & CEO / Wine Industry Network
Zack Darling
Jamie Evans
Founder The HerbSomm
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David Friedman
Liz Gehl
Founder, Chief Recruiter Gehl Search Partners
Jared Giammona
Counsel & Vice Chair / Cannabis Practice Group at Reed Smith LLP
Stephanie Honig
Director of Sales and Communications Honig Vineyard & Winery
Jessica Lukas
VP, Consumer Insights BDS Analytics
Tracey Mason
Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer CannaCraft
Kathleen Murphy
VP, Innovation & New Business Development The Family Coppola
Ann Peltz
Vice President Marketing Left Coast Ventures
Ed Rice
Managing Director / Affinity Creative Group
Joe Rogoway
CEO, Managing Attorney Rogoway Law Group
Devin Ruddick
Direct to Consumer Sales Manager / Hook & Ladder Winery
Cy Scott
CEO Headset, Inc.
Karli Warner
Co-Founder, VP of Marketing & Communications / The Garden Society


Proteus 420
National Cannabis Industry Association
Garden Society
BDS Analytics
Sensible Cannabis Company
Sonoma County Growers Alliance
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Schedule At-A-Glance
7:30am - 8:45am
Registration / Check-In / Coffee & Pastries
Grab your name badge then hang out and mingle while enjoying some coffee and breakfast pastries before the symposium begins.
8:45am - 9:30am
Welcome / Introduction + Opening Keynote from Corey Beck, CEO & Winemaking Chief of The Family Coppola
9:30am - 10:00am
Sales and Consumer Trends in the Cannabis Industry
Break: 10:00am - 10:15am
10:15am - 11:00am
The Beverage Industry's Investment in Cannabis; What Does It Mean Long Term?
Break: 11:00am - 11:15am
11:15am - 12:00pm
Leveraging Your Brand Equity; Wineries Partnering with Cannabis
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Enjoy a beautiful outdoor buffet lunch in the Knights Valley Garden specially prepared by the Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country Chef.
1:15pm - 2:00pm
The Cannabis Impact on Wine
Break: 2:00pm - 2:15pm
2:15pm - 3:00pm
Marketing Lessons from Cannabis; What Can Wine Learn?
Break: 3:00pm - 3:15pm
3:15pm - 4:00pm
Women, Wine & Weed + Closing Remarks
3:00pm - 4:45pm
Networking Social - Sponsored by: PROTEUS 420
Finish the day visiting with sponsors, exhibitors and other attendees at a networking session featuring hors d'oeuvres and selected wines.
Extracurricular Events & Activities
Expand your Wine & Weed Experience with pre & post-conference events hosted by The Sonoma County Experience, TSO Elevated Events, The Herb Somm. Click Here for more information.