Demeter USA is proud to host the first International Biodynamic® Wine Conference in the U.S.  

Join us for exciting programs, the Grand Tasting and a party!


May 6-7, 2018


Golden Gate Club, San Francisco


We expect these events to sell out quickly. Early registration is advised.

May 6: Biodynamic Producer Day Program

May 7: Trade & Media Day Program + Grand Tasting

May 7: Demeter Rocks! Party + Consumer Grand Tasting

Participating Wineries

More than 40 wineries (and counting) from three continents are pouring at the two IBWC Grand Tastings - one for Trade and Media (for accredited invitees) and the Demeter Rocks! Party and Grand Tasting (open to all).


Wine Growing

Expert scientists and viticulturists on:

• Soil and the microbiome

• Biodynamic preparations

• Compost and carbon farming

• Solving common vineyard challenges with Biodynamic practices

• Improving vine and wine quality

• Scaling up: 100+ acre BD vineyards

Wines and Winemaking

Leading winemakers and somms on:

• The Great Estates: Going Biodynamic

• Biodynamic wines by the glass

• New research on terroir and the microbiome

• Multigenerational Biodynamic wine families

• Portlandia going BD: natural wines, BD vines

• Top Biodynamic Cabernet, Pinot Noir, Rhones and White Wines

Market and Wine Buying Trends

Renowned speakers and distributors on:

• Growing awareness of the Biodynamic category in food and wine in the U.S.

• The International market for BD wines

• The expanding U.S. and Canadian markets for BD wines

• Southern Wine & Spirits' new focus on BD wines

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For Registered Participants:

Download the conference app on Whova

Thank You to Our Sponsors

We are so grateful for our winery conference sponsors Their support makes this conference possible.

Platinum Winery Sponsors

Gold Winery Sponsors

Silver Winery Sponsors

Platinum Industry Sponsors

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