Ethan F. Joseph, Treasurer, Vermont Wine and Grape Council; National Conference Speaker; Head Winegrower and Vineyard Manager for Shelburne Vineyard, Shelburne, Vermont. Since 2008, Ethan, responsible for all aspects of production, from vineyard to glass, is committed to highlighting the potential of northern varietals through sound viticulture and premium winemaking.

Gaelle Dube, a viticultural consultant, conducts phytosanitary monitoring of several Quebec vineyards. As an agronomist, her work includes scouting for diseases and making recommendations for plant protection, fertilization and cultivation management. Gaelle supports Quebec wine industry development through her participation in various technical committees, seminar organization and research projects. She has been affiliated with Vitinord since 2009.