The Healdsburg-based Wine Business Community hosted their third annual Wine & Weed Symposium on August eight on the Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Nation in Santa Rosa, California.

Greater than 500 professionals from wine and cannabis industries had been in attendance to discover how adult-use marijuana legalization has impacted wine and evaluate developments between the 2 industries over the previous 12 months.

Greater than 40 firms had been represented on the occasion to showcase new services and products.

Francis Ford Coppola Vineyard CEO Corey Beck was readily available to ship the keynote deal with and share insights from his greater than twenty years of expertise within the wine business and potential collaborations between wine and cannabis.

“The explanation this convention continues to develop in recognition is as a result of we’ve got excellent audio system,” mentioned Wine Business Community president and CEO George Christie. “We’re tackling a subject the place there’s an amazing quantity of curiosity and issues are evolving so shortly between these two industries that we’re by no means out of issues to speak about. Subsequent 12 months will probably be even higher.”

Low-dose edible firm, Backyard Society supplied attendees an opportunity to take part in a cannabis sensory expertise the place they had been capable of look at cannabis vegetation, scent identifiers in numerous strains, and style meals with related terpene profiles.

Wine & Weed Symposium attendees additionally had the chance to take the Sonoma County Expertise Tour for a behind-the-scenes go to to CannaCraft, the Solful Dispensary, the Barrel Brothers Brewing Firm, and the Francis Ford Coppola Vineyard.

On the conclusion of the Symposium, attendees had been invited to expertise the Terpenes and Terroir, a crop-to-kitchen eating expertise hosted by TSO Elevated Occasions, The Herb Somm, and the C2K Group at Gary Farrell Vineyard.