A meeting you won't want to miss!

Massachusetts Farm Wineries & Growers Association
12th Annual Meeting
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM  The Publick House, 277 Main St. (Rte. 131), Sturbridge, MA 01566
  • Tasting Room Sales & Marketing Training
  • Massachusetts Winemaker Panel
  • Sponsor Tables featuring the Latest Tools and Resources for Wineries
  • Massachusetts Wine Tasting Social
  • Buffet Lunch
  • MFWGA Annual Members Meeting
FEATURED SPEAKERS:  Winery Advisor is a California-based team specializing in providing professional Tasting Room Training. Founder Barrie Cleveland and partner Jeff Wade will give your tasting room sales staff the resources they need to be a skilled, motivated and confident sales team.
We encourage Winery Owners to invite your sales team and tasting room staff to this meeting, as this training opportunity will have a positive impact on your sales!
Come network with the Massachusetts wine industry!
ABOUT OUR FEATURED SPEAKERS: Barrie Cleveland – Founder Winery Advisor, LLC  Mr. Cleveland founded the Winery Advisor in 2006 in response to the dramatic growth in California wineries and tasting rooms. Cleveland has broad experience in the wine industry including positions as a tasting room manager, wine sales manager, retail wine buyer and winery public relations representative. Cleveland has taught dozens of wine classes, has over 60 published wine articles and developed and hosted a wine radio program. Cleveland’s sales training programs, specifically for tasting rooms, have proven to increase wine and club sales. Jeff Wade – Partner Winery Advisor, LLC   Mr. Wade has more than 25 years in software and high-technology marketing and sales experience. Most recently, he has performed Industry marketing and technology alliances development for IBM in the Information Management division. Jeff has extensive experience in product portfolio planning, product management, product marketing and product life cycle process development and implementation.

Wine Down Wednesday @ Massachusetts Wine Shop

Every Wednesday from 4-7 pm, our winemakers come to the shop to share samples of their wines with the public. Come sip and learn from the experts! Located in Boston Public Market 100 Hanover Street, Boston 617-909-5643

Thursday 10am-8pm; Friday-Saturday 8am-8pm; Sunday 10am-6pm Share your sips with us #winedownwednesday

SIP & SHOP Featuring local wine & beer from the Massachusetts Wine Shop & Hopsters Alley

Every Friday, 3-7 pm, enjoy a glass of wine or a local beer while you shop or dine throughout the Boston Public Market!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               big-e-collageThanks to everyone who came to see us at The Big E! We had a great time sharing our wines with thousands and thousands of you! Hope to see you next year in the Massachusetts the meantime, grab a friend and come visit us at our wineries and vineyards!


GRAND WINE TASTING Sunday, April 2, 2017 12-3pm

Sample handcrafted wines, meads, & hard ciders from across the state of Massachusetts!Come taste some very special wines from Massachusetts wineries, and meet our winemakers!  The Kitchen at Boston Public Market will host this wine tasting, featuring over 30 different wines, meads, and hard ciders from the Massachusetts Wine Shop. Come join the fun and discover some great new wines; this event WILL sell out! PARTICIPATING WINERIES:

Hardwick Winery, 1620 Winery, Plymouth Bay Winery, 1634 Meadery, Mill River Winery, Balderdash Cellars, Bantam Cider, Coastal Vineyards, Turtle Creek Winery, Aaronap Cellars, La Cantina Winery, Still River Winery, Far From the Tree, Alfalfa Farm Winery, First Crush Winery, Truro Vineyards


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