2019 WWLS October 7, 2019   8:30AM - 3:00PM   New York, NY Attendance is invitation-only


Started in 2012, the Women in Wine Leadership Symposium (WWLS) has a mission to empower and educate women in the wine industry through a series of panel discussions and wine tastings.

Hosted by Winebow, the WWLS, was the first event of its kind with winemakers from around the world, sommeliers, retailers, educators, and journalists coming together to create a collective dialogue on experiences, insights, and strategies for success.

2019 Agenda

Keynote Conversation

Alpana Singh, MS, Television Personality and Entrepreneur

Emily Wines, VP of Wine and Beverage Experience, Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants

Moderated by Sheri Morano, MW, Senior Partner, Wine Ring, Inc.

Guided Wine Tasting

Alicia Lini, Lini 910

Magali Combard, Figuière

Andrea Tavares da Silva, Quinta de Chocapalha

Virginia Willcock, Vasse Felix

Moderated by Madeline Triffon, MS

Navigating Success Throughout Your Career

Ariel Arce, Owner, Air’s Champagne Parlor, Tokyo Record Bar, Niche Niche, Special Club

Julia Coney, Wine writer and Consultant

Leslie Sbrocco, Author, Speaker, Consultant, and Television Host

Moderated by Jessica Milli, Institute for Women’s Policy Research


(taken from anonymous post-event surveys)

"I love this conference and it is truly one of my favorite events of the year. I would recommend this to any female in the wine industry."

"An incredible assembly of women of all generations. So inspirational and fills me with loads of positivity."

"Breath of fresh air! Feeling of belonging to an amazing event with accomplished women."

"The WWLS is truly an amazing and uplifting event, and I am thrilled to have been included."




This event is hosted by Winebow and produced by Teuwen Communications.

©2019 by WWLS.