2019 IGGVA Conference – February 24-26

Walkers Bluff Winery • 326 Vermont Rd. Carterville, IL • (618) 956-9900

The IGGVA Conference is open to anyone who would like to learn more about the Illinois wine and grape industry. The conference includes educational sessions on a broad range of topics including enology, viticulture, and marketing. In addition, the conference is a wonderful forum to meet with fellow winemakers and grape growers and share ideas.

NOTE: The time has been changed for our Sunday Afternoon workshop with Domenic Carisetti. The new time is Noon – 2:00 pm on Sunday, February 24th at Walker’s Bluff. Pre-registration is required.

Annual Conference 2019 Agenda/Details

Annual Conference 2019 Registration Form

Purchase Tickets Here

Sunday events are optional. Annual Awards Dinner is Monday evening.

Host Hotels

Hampton Inn Carbondale 

175 Reed Station Parkway, Carbondale, 62901
(618-) 549-6900

Holiday Inn Carbondale Conference Center  

300 Reed Station Parkway, Carbondale, 62901
(618) 549-2600

Home2Suites by Hilton  

200 West Elm Street, Carbondale, 62901
(618) 713-6717


There are also many bed and breakfasts in the area. Check out the Shawnee Wine Trail Lodging Association if this is more your speed.

THANK YOU to our 2019 Sponsors!

Gold Sponsors



Silver Sponsors



Bronze Sponsors

Kevin R. Meyer



Break Sponsors



Conference Supporter

Susanne BullockIGGVA Conference