2013 Ahead of the Curve May 7, Napa

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 • Napa, CA

Past Event:


“Napa Valley 2030”

Tuesday, May 7

8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Silverado Resort

1600 Atlas Peak Road, Napa

What assumptions are you making today in your vineyard and winery operations to ensure you stay “ahead of the curve” throughout the lifespan of the vineyards you are replanting?  What pressures and opportunities will growers and vineyard owners face?  What will the landscape of the Napa Valley look like in the future?   The 2013 Ahead of the Curve symposium will look ahead to 2030 with presentations highlighting the future of the Ag Preserve, Napa’s place in the global wine market, real estate & land valuations, pest & disease threats and the future of farming, and much more!

8 a.m.        



Napa Valley’s Vineyards – An Overview of Our Industry Past & Present

Jon Ruel, President, Napa Valley Grapegrowers & COO, Trefethen Family Vineyards

8:30 a.m.

The Napa Valley Ag Preserve

Warren Winiarski, Owner, Arcadia Vineyards

9 a.m.

Real Estate & Land Valuations – Who Owns the Napa Valley in 20 years?

Tony Correia, Owner, The Correia Company

9:30 a.m.


9:45 a.m.

Napa Valley’s Place in the 2030 Wine Market               

Robert Bath, Master Sommelier & Wine Professor, Culinary Institute of America, Greystone

10:15 a.m.

Pests & Disease Threats – Planting Decisions & the Future of Farming

Dr. Andy Walker, Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis

10:30 a.m.

Grower Panel – Napa Valley 2030: Opportunities, Predictions & Vision 

Jon-Mark Chappellet, Director of Winery & Vineyard Operations, Chappellet
Bruce Phillips, Managing Partner, Vine Hill Ranch

Alex Ryan, President, Duckhorn Vineyards

Jim Verhey, President & Owner, Ryan’s Vineyard & Verhey Advisors

12 p.m.        

Luncheon on the Fairway Deck

Prepared by Executive Chef, Jeffrey Jake


NVG Member Admission: $125 / General Admission: $175


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Silverado Resort

Napa, California
United States

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