Attend as a Conference Delegate
Absorb the vision and expertise of our industry experts at plenary sessions and panel discussions.Ask more in-depth questions at one-to-one sessions with IWINETC speakers on one of the topics covered at the conference. Discover grape escape destinations, wine tourism experiences and wines at the exhibition area. Attend the Masterclass Wines of Northern Portugal. Network with peers at the IWINETC Welcome reception.
Schedule at a glance
Monday 25 October
19.30 – 21.00 IWINETC Welcome Reception at the Ferreira Port Lodge.
Conference delegates are invited to plunge into the history of Port and uncover one of the most remarkable characters in the history of the Douro region, Dona Antónia Ferreira (1811-1896), affectionately popularized by her countrymen as “Ferreirinha”. A woman who became not only a symbol of steadfast entrepreneurship and Douro viticulture, but also an example of altruism and generosity towards those most in need.
The reception will feature cocktail dînatoire pairings with DOC wines from some the country’s finest regions, courtesy of Sogrape, leading wine growers and producers, together with traditional Portuguese music tunes.
Tuesday 26 October
09.00 – 17.30 Full day of conference talks with time to visit the exhibition area
Evening: Optional networking dinner at World of Wine (WOW)
Wednesday 27 October
09.00 – 13.00 Half day of conference talks with time to visit the exhibition area.
15.00 – 18.00 Visit the cultural district of Greater Portugal – WOW. Ticket to visit 2 of the 7 unique experiences at the World of Wine (WOW) courtesy of WOW.
Evening: Optional networking dinner at VINUM
Thursday 28 October
Full day wine tasting tour to the Douro Valley and visit of a Port Lodge upon return. Registration instructions will be provided once you are registered for the event. Limited number of places.
Friday 29 October
Full day wine tasting tour to the Douro Valley and a Port Lodge upon return. Registration instructions will be provided once you are registered for the event. Limited number of places.