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Sacramento's Largest Annual Convention Offers Three Days of Wine and Grape Industry Related Events


Unified Wine & Grape Symposium:



The 2013 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, the nation's largest wine and grape conference and trade show as well as the largest event hosted by the Sacramento Convention Center, opens next week for three days to showcase the latest wine industry science, technology, business developments and industry research.


The 19th annual Unified Symposium features numerous sessions where experts from both within and outside the wine and grape industry provide vintners, growers and researchers with insight, data, news and trends essential to good business decisions. In addition, over 12,000 are expected on the exhibit floor during the second and third days of the event, where they can exchange ideas and information, and gain further appreciation for the quality of wine across the nation. The annual wine tasting event, held on the second day of the Unified Symposium, features wines from 17 associations representing the United States.



Unified Wine & Grape Symposium: January 29, 30 and 31

Opening Day: Tuesday, January 29, 9 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Exhibit Floor Open: Wednesday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wine Tasting: Wednesday, January 30, 4 - 6 p.m.


Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J Street, Sacramento, CA

From Highway 50 (north and south), take the 16th Street exit. Follow 16th St. for about 3/4 mile and turn left on J Street. The Convention Center will be on your left-hand side. A parking garage is located on the opposite side of the street.


● Hundreds of wine lovers swirling, sniffing and sipping wines on the exhibit floor as they taste their way around America

● Gigantic vineyard equipment towering over convention attendees on the exhibit floor of the nation's largest wine and grape trade show

● Thousands of the top wine and grape industry professionals inspecting the latest technologies and equipment in the industry



Press check-in upstairs in RM 301 - Camera Crews Please Call Ahead

Press Room (916) 832-4654 Jan. 29-31 only


For Unified Wine & Grape Symposium
Before Tuesday, Jan. 29:
Brown-Miller Communications
Ken Freeze, 925-370-9777

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