2016 Presenters

Check out our 2016 presenters below. Click here to view our 2015 presenters.

Keynote Presenters

 

Vinnie Cilurzo

Owner/Brewer Russian River Brewing Company
 

Dave Engbers

Co-Founder/Vice President/Director of Brand & Education Founders Brewing Company
 

Randall Grahm

Founder Bonny Doon Vineyard
 

Matthew Hofmann

Co-Founder, Master Distiller Westland Distillery
 

Josh Jensen

Proprietor/Winemaker/Generalissimo Calera Wine Company
 

Rhonda Kallman

Founder & CEO, Boston Harbor Distillery Co-Founder, Boston Beer Company
 

Alan Kropf

Director of Education Anchor Distilling Co.
 

Bruce Nissen

Co-Founder Crispin Cider Company and Jester & Judge
 

Ken Schramm

Owner Schramm's Mead
 

Larry Vincent

Founder & Chief Branding Officer UTA Brand Studio
 

Damien Wilson

Hamel Family Chair of Wine Business Education Sonoma State University

Presenters

 

Jim Cargill

Winemaker and Manager House Family Vineyards
 

Tammy Rosenblum

Partner Moss Adams, LLP
 

Ulli Bisono

Co-Owner Half Moon Bay Distillery
 

Mary Brettmann

CPA, President Beverage Business Builders
 

Fred Bueltmann

Partner, Beervangelist Spirited Advisor & Certified Cicerone New Holland Brewing Company New Holland Artisan Spirits
 

Jeff Cioletti

Author, Editor at Large and Representative Year of Drinking Adventurously, Beverage World and Drinkable Media
 

Jeff Clark

Domain Expert – Wine & Craft Beverage Group Live Oak Bank
 

Mike Colicchio

Client Director - Beverage Alcohol West Nielsen
 

David Cordtz

CEO & Founder Sonoma Cider
 

Fearon May Deweese

Owner Fearon May Events, Patron Circle and Vintner Circle Director for Napa Valley Film Festival
 

Michael Faircloth

Merrill Lynch
 

John Fisher

Managing Director Fisher & Company
 

Mike Giese

Brand Manager Austin Hope Family Wines
 

Krista Grove

Bidwell Insurance
 

Bethany Hatef

Associate McDermott, Will & Emery LLP
 

Julia Herz

Craft Beer Program Director Brewers Association
 

Sandra Hess

Founder DTC Wine Workshops
 

Steve Holt

Managing Director Kirkstall Brewery and AVC/Vertical Drinks
 

James Hrica

Co-Owner East Cliff Brewing
 

Denise Ingalls

Owner/Founder Sky River Meadery
 

Mike Kallenberger

President Tropos Brand Consulting
 

Jenni Karakasevic

Co-Owner Charbay® Distillery & Winery
 

Brian Kerester

Partner Wood Warren & Co.
 

Moose Koons

Director of Sales and Marketing Peach Street Distillers
 

Michael Korson

Deputy Division Chief, Northern Division Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC)
 

Brian Lechner

Vice President - Group Client Director The Nielsen Company
 

Dustin LeMoine

National Sales and Marketing Manager Avery Brewing Company
 

Jon Lloyd

Alcohol & Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)
 

Richard Lyons

Partner Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP
 

Edward Martin

Merril Lynch
 

Phil May

Merril Lynch
 

Chris McElwain

Attorney LaRiviere Grubman, PC
 

Christian McMahan

Managing Partner Smartfish Group
 

Mecaela Miller

Creator and Owner The Rooted Fork
 

Sarah Montague

Chief Marketing Officer FARM Napa Valley, JaM Cellars
 

Candace L. Moon, Esq.

Founder The Craft Beverage Attorney, APC
 

Carin Galletta Oliver

Chief Innovation Officer Angelsmith, Inc
 

Eric Oliver

President & CEO Angelsmith, Inc.
 

Eugene Pak

Partner Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP
 

Sarah Pearson

Director of Marketing The Hess Collection
 

Shannon Pestoni

Partner Jelly Jar Wines
 

Myles Pinfold

MD and Director of Brand Strategy and Planning WPA Pinfold Ltd
 

Alyssa Rapp

Managing Partner AJR Ventures

Craig Rashkis

Attorney-at-Law Farwell Rashkis LLP
 

Angela Reid

Associate Creative Director tbd agency
 

Rod Santos

NorCal West Market Manager Drake's Brewing Company
 

Scott Schiller

Managing Director Thoroughbred Spirits Group, LLC
 

David Schuemann

Owner/Creative Director CF Napa Brand Design
 

Dianna Stampfler

President Promote Michigan
 

Cynthia Sterling

Principal/Creative Director Sterling Creativeworks
 

Matt Toomey

President/Co-Founder Social Bacon
 

Vanessa Toves

Owner BevLogik
 

Scott Townsend

Winemaker and Owner Russian Ridge Winery
 

Christiane Silberwasser

Distiller Pedro Mandinga
 

Todd S. Webster, PhD, PE

Regional Vice President Envirogen Technologies, Inc.
 

Glenn Wensloff

Owner Elutriate Systems
 

Donald Winkle

Attorney Spaulding McCullough & Tansil LLP