National Wine Bloggers conference to be held in Charlottesville

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Governor Bob McDonnell today announced that the national 2011 Wine Bloggers Conference will be held in Charlottesville. The three-day event is expected to attract at least 300 attendees.

“Virginia wineries are garnering lots of attention across our country and around the world,” McDonnell said in a statement. “By hosting the Wine Bloggers annual conference in Charlottesville, interest will continue to grow thus attracting more visitors to Virginia and its wineries.”

The Wine Bloggers Conference is the premier event for wine bloggers and others involved in the new media of online wine writing. More than 300 bloggers and social media experts involved in the wine industry will gather to meet each other, learn about blogging and social media and taste hundreds of wines.

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