With the success of the last two years we’ve expanded the Emerging Winemakers Symposium to two days and includes six seminars. That’s right two days!
This year’s Symposium will begin Friday evening April 24th, 2020 at 5:00pm with two educational seminars at the Yavapai College, Verde Valley Campus (check-in at 4:30pm) and Saturday April 25th, 2020 with four additional educational seminars (check-in at 9:30am).

Friday Schedule: April 24th 4:30 – 6:30pm


  • 4:30-5pm: Arrival and check-in
  • 5:00pm: Welcome
  • 5:15- 6:15pm: Break out session 1 (2 simultaneous sessions)
  • 6:20pm: Thank you and reminder of Saturday’s continuation
  • 6:35pm: Depart

Saturday Schedule: April 25th 9:30am – 6:00pm


  • 9:00-9:30am: Arrival and check-in
  • 9:30-9:45am: Welcome, overview of the day
  • 9:45-10:30am: Keynote Speaker – Jennifer Montgomery 
  • 10:30-10:45am: Break
  • 10:45-11:30: Seminar A: Sustainability – Grape to Glass
  • 11:30am-12:15pm: Seminar B: Sustainable Best Practices – Viticulture & Enology
  • 12:15pm Lunch & Entertainment
  • 1:15-2:00pm: Seminar C: Fining & Filtration
  • 2:00-2:45pm: Seminar D: Wine Flaws & Faults – How to Prevent them in the Bottle
  • 2:45-3:00pm: Break
  • 3:00-3:45pm: Awards Ceremony
  • 3:45pm: Roundtable Discussion
  • 4:30pm: Thank you to all and depart