Categories: Announcements
      Date: Feb 23, 2021
     Title: Upcoming Wine Events/Lectures

Upcoming Wine Events:
2/25/2021 at 3:00PM ET USPTO - Wine & IP: Black History Month
2/25/2021 After event – Wine Down: BOYProsecco
3/4/2021 at 7:30PM ET PTOS: Tuscany DOCG Vs. IGT
4/1/2021 at 7:30PM ET PTOS: Beaujolais Cru Exploration

PTOS Tuscany DOCG vs IGT
3/4/2021 at 7:30PM ET
Come learn about the Tuscany region and the Sangiovese grape.
We will look into the vintage years,
As well as the differences between DOCG and IGT
You’ll walk away knowing what a “Super Tuscan” actually means,
As well as advancing your journey to demystifying the Italian wine region.

Feel free to join this free lecture brought to you through PTOS.
Friends are welcome to attend or stream on YouTube: “Wine Broski”.

Wines were part of the previous wine package discounted through PTOS.
You can purchase these specific wines at
VVA20 and VVA100 are promo codes you can use for even more discounts.

You can also just drink your own bottle of Italian wine…or any wine!
Come join the fun!

Event address for attendees:

Date and time: Thursday, March 4, 2021 7:30 pm
Event number: 199 837 9770
Event password: wine

Wine & IP: Black History Month
USPTO Eastern Regional Outreach Office

Feb 25, 2021 at 3:00 PM ET – Register on Eventbrite for WebEx link

Come meet and hear the story of Phil Long of the Association of African American Vintners, Julia Coney of Black Wine Professionals, and Valencia Martin-Wallace of the National Council for Expanding American Innovation. It is the goal of the USPTO’s NCEAI to help pave the way for all peoples to see themselves as innovators, inventors, and entrepreneurs. It is the goal of these wine organization to help collect the voices and connection to Black American’s in wine to foster awareness and acceptance.
Our panel will answer video questions that are submitted ahead of time.
*If you would like to submit a question to our panel, please contact me ASAP. Recordings can be made via your cell phone and submitted.

This event is open to the public so please feel free to share.


Join other PTOS members after the event for a ‘Wine Down’ where we will discuss the event and have an open chat.
I’ll be sipping Prosecco, but feel free to open whatever you’d like!

ZOOM LINK: *Do NOT download the Zoom desktop client to your USPTO work computer.
Meeting ID: 869 8537 8664
Passcode: wine

1. NO other time is provided for this event
2. Participation is considered “off duty” time
3. Live streaming via YouTube should be with personal device ONLY

For Questions: Stephen.Yanchuk@USPTO.Gov Subject “Wine”