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2024 AAAV Symposium And Wine Festival Weekend

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    Fri, March 8, 2024 to Sun, March 10, 2024 (11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

CIA at Copia
500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559
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Get ready for a weekend filled with transformative discussions and exquisite Black-owned wine at the 2024 AAAV Symposium and Wine Festival!

The wine industry’s oldest trade organization focused on making wine inclusive, the Association of African American Vintners (AAAV), will host its biennial Symposium and Wine Festival March 9-10, 2024 at CIA at Copia in Napa, Calif. Wine lovers, industry members and students, of all backgrounds, are invited to taste and network with AAAV's membership of wine producers and professionals that has grown more than 500 percent since 2020.

Explore the world of Black-owned wine, be energized by experts committed to making wine inclusive, and savor outstanding vintages from our member brands. Don’t miss our weekend of events where wine education meets wine lifestyle!

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Deepen your connection to wine through the people behind the glass; take part in our panel discussions, wine festival, and awards presentation honoring trailblazers.
  • Gain tactics for wine industry advancement; build relationships with food and beverage professionals.
  • Support AAAV's mission to advocate for inclusivity and breaking down barriers in wine; while bridging the gap between consumers and the makers.
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