Fifth annual conference
Tuesday, July 18, 2023
Stoller Family Estate, Dayton, Oregon
The 2023 Women in Wine Conference, themed "Re-connect," will provide attendees with valuable insights from leading female wine professionals, career and life coaches, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and industry trailblazers. Conference sessions focus on topics like re-calibration, re-evaluation, re-shaping, re-definition, and re-imagination. These dynamic speakers are sure to inspire your personal and professional journeys.
As our emcee for the day, Marli Williams will guide us through the day and help us connect with one another. Join us for a day of learning, growth, and connection in the beautiful Willamette Valley.
Jordan Aftanas will guide us through the process of recalibrating our goals and priorities. Whether you're a winemaker or a wine enthusiast, Jordan's tips on setting achievable goals and staying motivated will help you move forward with purpose.
Shari Dunn will challenge us to rethink traditional leadership models and embrace new ways of leading. From empowering others to fostering a culture of innovation, Shari will share her insights on how to create a more dynamic and inclusive workplace.
RECOMMIT TO YOURSELF
Dr. Jennifer Lincoln will discuss the importance of prioritizing our health, both physical and mental. Join us to learn practical tips on how to make self-care a priority, even in a busy and demanding industry.
Chevonne Ball moderates a discussion with author Robbie Hanson, Brooks Winery owner Janie Brooks, and Troon's Director of Consumer Sales, Meg Ordaz. They'll explore how we can re-evaluate our values both personally and professionally, and the impact this can have on small businesses and employees.
Sommelier Tonya Pitts will discuss the importance of respect in the wine industry. From respecting the land to respecting one's colleagues, Tonya will share her insights on how we can create a more respectful and inclusive industry.
REINVEST IN THE COMMUNITY AND ONESELF
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Sheryl Wudunn and her daughter Caroline Kristof will share their experiences with investing in both themselves and their community. Learn how to create meaningful change and make a positive impact in the wine industry and beyond.
Kate Schwarzler will share her personal journey of redefining failure. Kate will discuss how reframing our perception of failure can lead to greater resilience and growth, both personally and professionally.
RESHAPE THE WINE INDUSTRY
Moderated by Noel Burgess, this panel discussion will feature Miquel Marquez of Republica Restaurant in Portland and Willamette Valley newcomer Tali Reed. They'll share their perspectives on how we can reshape the wine industry to be more diverse, inclusive, and forward-thinking.
The Four-Ounce Pour: The Key to a Meaningful Life
Anna Maria Ponzi shares her "four-ounce pour" philosophy as a framework to guide our lives. Learn to live intentionally and create a more meaningful and healthy life.