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Craft Beverage Academy : Going Interstate – Going Global (for Wineries and Cideries) – POSTPONED

Monday, March 30, 2020


Since the Commonwealth of Virginia is now in a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 virus, the Central Virginia SBDC is regretfully postponing non-critical events for the time being.  We hope you remain safe during this challenging time.

Please check back to our website periodically for updates on event rescheduling.


Expanding into a new market can be an effective way to grow your business. A disciplined process will help you accurately assess the potential of each  growth opportunity.

Topics to be discussed:

  • Going Interstate – Going Global:  Resources and Considerations, Export Readiness and Market Selection
  • VDACS – Programs that support expansion and growth (AFID and Export Resources)
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agriculture Service – Resources for Going Global
  • Straight from the Vintner’s Mouth –  A local winery will share their story and business insights
  • Q&A and Networking
  • Wine Tasting (Optional and on your own – fee for tasting)

The event will be held in the Ballroom at Veritas Winery & Vineyard.  Please follow the signs and park in the parking lot or the grass field overflow parking.  More information about/directions to Veritas Vineyard & Winery


Come early and enjoy lunch at The Terrace, which opens at 11:00am, and offers delicious house-made sandwiches, salads, and snacks. View the Menu.

More information about Wines Available for Tasting after the Event.

Hosted by the Central Virginia, Lynchburg, and Shenandoah Valley SBDCs


Date: Monday, March 30, 2020

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Veritas Vineyard & Winery
151 Veritas Lane
Afton Virginia 22920


Registration closed for this event.

Call (434) 979-5610