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Academy of Wine Business Research Conference

July 25 - 28, 2017  I  Sonoma State University  I  Sonoma County, California

Welcome to the 10th Academy of Wine Business Research (AWBR) Conference, to be held at Sonoma State University (SSU) in the beautiful California Wine Country regions of Sonoma County and Napa Valley. The Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University looks forward to welcoming you!


Only a one-hour drive north of San Francisco, Sonoma State University is ideally located in the heart of northern California's premier wine growing region, with world class dining and cultural activities. The conference brings together leading wine business researchers from around the world to share and discuss cutting-edge ideas on how to build profitable and responsible wine businesses. The conference theme is People, Performance & Passion: Evolving Research Perspectives.

Following are links for more information about the conference, including how to register.

About AWBR

Call for Papers


Registration & Pricing


Transportation from the Airport

Social Events

About the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University

About Sonoma County

About Napa Valley

Conference Program 


AWBR Conference Academic Chair: Dr. Janeen Olsen,

AWBR Conference Events Chair: Dr. Liz Thach,

Conference Administrative Coordinator: Ms. Christine MacMillan,

Contact SBE
Contact SSU
Sonoma State University School of Business and Economics. Reach.
1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park, CA, 94928 • 707-664-2377