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Save the date! The West Coast Smoke Exposure Task
Force is hosting its annual Smoke Summit on June 7 at
1:00 PM PST.
The 2023 Smoke Summit will include updates and
recent findings on wildfire smoke impacts from leading
researchers at OSU, UC Davis, and WSU. In addition,
USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) will provide
updates on research activities and future initiatives.
A Q&A session will be hosted at the conclusion of the
webinar and the webinar will be recorded and made
available to those unable to attend.
Registration for the webinar is free and the agenda is
posted online.
The Unified Wine & Grape Symposium's LLC Managing
Committee, which represents the American Society
for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) and the CAWG, has
selected its co-chairs to lead the 2024 Unified Wine &
Grape Symposium Program Development Committee.
Alisa Jacobson, founder of Turning Tide Wines and
wine consultant along with Devin Parr, founder and
managing partner of wine consulting firm Devin Parr &
Associates, have been appointed to manage more than
30 committee members.
Jacobson founded her own wine
label, Turning Tide, in 2018, then in
2021 launched " AJ " and Rare North.
Jacobson worked at Joseph Phelps
Vineyards as a laboratory technician
and was then hired by Joel Gott Wines
as their first employee, where she
ultimately became the vice president of
winemaking, overseeing a team of 30
and managing all winery and vineyard
operations in California, Oregon and Washington.
Parr is a leading personality in the wine industry. Her firm
is a PR, marketing and content agency for the beverage,
travel and tourism industry. She holds a Wine and Spirit
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Education Trust (WSET) diploma as
well as a certificate in wine expertise
from the Apicus International School of
Hospitality in Florence, Italy. In 2017,
she was named one of Wine Enthusiast
Top 40 Under 40 Tastemakers.
On Friday, April 21, the Program
Development Committee gathered
to initiate the planning for the 2024
symposium. The committee chairs and hosts came
forward with enthusiastic and captivating ideas to
ensure that the sessions and speakers of the symposium
are educational, inspiring, and at the forefront of the
industry. All committee members volunteer their time
to identify pertinent and current topics related to
winemaking, grapegrowing, business, and marketing.
The Unified Symposium will host its conference and trade
show on January 23-25, 2024, at the SAFE Credit Union
Center in
Registration is
scheduled to
open in October.

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