2019 #NCWine Bloggers Summit

The group shot at Hanover Park Vineyard at last year’s #NCWine Bloggers Summit.

The Second Annual #NCWine Bloggers Summit will be held on Monday, March 25, 2019 at the Studio at Hanover Park Vineyard in Yadkinville, NC.

Registration runs from Saturday, January 5, 2019 to Monday, March 18, 2019.  Cost is $25 per person which includes lunch.  There is one ticket type for Bloggers/Digital Influencers/Media.  There is another ticket type for Wineries/Vineyards/General.  Please choose the appropriate ticket type.

On Sunday, March 24, 2019, there will be a wine tour for bloggers/digital influencers/media.  Details are still being finalized.  We hope to have this information by February 1, 2019.  There will be separate registration for this tour.

To register for the summit, go here:  https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4033588.

For those traveling and needing accommodations, a room block has been reserved at the Fairfield Inn in Elkin, NC.  The rate is $105 / night.  This rate is available from Saturday, March 23, 2019 to Tuesday, March 26, 2019.  You must book by February 23, 2019.  Use code NCWS when booking by phone or online.

Current Agenda – Subject to Change

9:00am – 9:30am


9:30am – 10:00am

Welcome and Introductions

10:00am – 10:45am

Session 1 – Bob Aycock, Wine Carolinas

Social Media Best Practices

10:45am – 11:00am

Morning Break

11:00am – 11:45am

Session 2 – Frank Morgan, Drink What You Like

Moving from Blogging to Print Media

11:45am – 11:50am

Quick Stretch Break

11:50am – 12:35pm

Session 3 – Dathan Kazsuk and Jennifer Primrose, Triangle Around Town  and Jessica Byrd and Jessica Adams, Wine Mouths

Panel Discussion:  What Bloggers/Writers Expect when Writing a Story (working title)

12:35pm – 2:00pm

Lunch – Participating Wineries are invited to bring wines to share.

2:00pm – 2:45pm

Session 4 – Jenn Nelson, Wine Antics

Maximizing Blogging and Social Media Content

2:45pm – 2:50pm

Quick Stretch Break

2:50pm – 3:35pm

Session 5 – Neha Shah, Pittsboro-Siler City CVB

Convention/Visitors Bureaus, Media and Digital Influencers

3:35pm – 3:50pm

Afternoon Break

3:50pm – 4:35pm

Session 6 – TBD – Panel Discussion:  Winemaking in NC

(We might possibly record this as a live podcast for our new podcast, Cork Talk).

4:35 – 4:45pm

Wrap Up

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