Customize your schedule for the 2017 #VAWineSummit by clicking on the radio button next to the session you would like to attend. For more information on the session, hover your mouse over the session’s title.

Red sessions are intended for all Virginia Wine Summit attendees. Make sure to add them to your schedule!

There are three blocks of breakout sessions: Morning, Mid-Morning and Afternoon. Select only one session in each block. Please note that there is a trade track and winery track this year!
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Jordan MacKay

San Francisco, CA

Jordan Mackay is a James-Beard-award winning writer on wine, spirits and food. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Decanter, The Art of Eating, Wine and Spirits, Food & Wine, and many other publications. His first book, Passion for Pinot, was published in 2009, and his second, Secrets of the Sommeliers (with Rajat Parr), won a James Beard award in 2011. Two in the Kitchen, with his wife Christie Dufault, was published in 2012. Franklin Barbecue (with Aaron Franklin), released in 2015, was a New York Times bestseller. His new book, Knife (with chef John Tesar) came out on May 1st . He lives in San Francisco.