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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Crystal Cameron-Schaad

Crystal Palate
Norfolk, Virginia Area

Crystal Cameron-Schaad owns Crystal Palate, a wine education, consulting and multi-media company based in Coastal Virginia. She is a keynote speaker and radio show host of Crystal Palate’s Wine Country. The weekly program airs Saturday mornings on Cville 107.5 and 1260 WCHV in the Charlottesville market and has a strong focus on Virginia’s dynamic wine industry.  

Crystal is an award-winning journalist who spent more than a decade working in the broadcast industry as an anchor and reporter before pursuing her passion for the fruit of the vine.  She is a certified sommelier and is currently working on her Diploma certification with the Wine Spirit and Education Trust (WSET). Crystal is a member of the Guild of Sommeliers and the Society of Wine Educators.