Local beer, cider, and spirits producers will be coming together under one roof at The 2015 Sonoma County Beer, Cider & Spirits Conference. The event hosted by the Sonoma County Economic Development Board will take place on Friday, February 27th from 1pm to 5:30pm. The venue will be the Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel in Santa Rosa.

Organizers promise an afternoon of insight, education, and networking along with tasting opportunities. Retail, finance, distribution, and regulations will be topics discussed. Guest speakers include former Anchor Steam Brewing Company owner Fritz Maytag and current President/CEO Keith Greggor. California Craft Brewers Association Executive Director Tom McCormick, President/CEO of Bear Republic Brewing Company Richard Norgrove Sr., and his Brewmaster Richard Norgrove Jr. will be speaking as well.

Seating is available on a first come, first serve basis until the event sells out. The deadline to RSVP is Friday, February 20th. The conference registration fee is $50. To register click here.

-Peter Lopez Jr.