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Gonzaga Wine Institute in Florence Experience

Gonzaga Wine Institute in Florence Experience

May 22 - 26, 2022 | Chianti & Florence

Experience the best of Gonzaga Law in Florence! Our program begins with four nights in Tuscany immersed in one of the world's most famous wine regions, learning more about the legal and business aspects of wine through on-site visits to wineries and lectures and tastings by leading experts. Upon returning to Florence, participants can opt to attend the fifth-annual International Human Rights Symposium, which will offer world-renown scholars and professionals to address this year’s theme, AI, Government, Corporations, and Human Rights. You are not going to want to miss this extraordinary opportunity to experience Gonzaga Law in Florence at its finest!

At this time, our program is full, but we are trying to secure additional rooms. If you are interested in attending, please let us know via the e-mail address below and we will contact you if we are able to secure more space. 

Tuscan Wine Law CLE (application pending) - May 22 - 26, 2022

International Human Rights CLE (application pending) - May 27, 2022

Gonzaga Law alumni, non-alumni, and friends of Gonzaga University alike are all welcomed to attend! Families are also welcomed to attend, and appropriate activities for children will be planned once we have a better sense of registrations. Questions? Please email lawdean@gonzaga.edu.

Program Details

Your $2,500 deposit, paid online via this link before October 15, 2021, secures 4 nights lodging (May 22 - 26) for one person or couple at Il Borgo di Vescine, our event hotel and location for 8 hours of CLE (including 2 ethics; application pending), offered in conjunction with the Marchesi Antinori Family, Italy’s oldest and most prominent winemaking family and purveyors of the famous Tignanello wine, among many other prominent labels. Limited numbers of superior rooms are available for an additional $500 and suites are available for an additional $1,000 (payable at the time of deposit), which are required for families traveling with children.

Final invoices will be sent on or about January 1, 2022 and will be due for payment online by March 1, 2022. The final invoice will include the cost of group transportation to the event hotel in Chianti from Florence and back, as well as excursions to Siena, wine tasting and lunch at the Bargino winery, a master class on the oenology of Italian wine, guided tours and excursions of Tuscan wine country, a unique keepsake gift, and an opening and closing wine and cheese reception.

Not included in the total price invoiced on January 1 is the cost of airfare to and from Italy as well as lodging in Florence at the front- and back-end of the trip. The cost of airfare and lodging in Florence is left to each family’s discretion, based on individual desires and travel needs.

Refunds of $1,000 of the $2,500 deposit will be honored for written cancellations received on or before December 31, 2021 via email at lawdean@gonzaga.edu. The $2,500 deposit becomes nonrefundable on January 1, 2022. In the event we are unable to offer the trip due to prohibitions imposed by the U.S. or Italian government, all deposits and invoiced payments received by Gonzaga will be refunded.

 

Our event hotel is Il Borgo di Vescine in beautiful Chianti. There are a limited number of superior rooms are available for an additional $500 and suites are available for an additional $1,000 (payable at the time of deposit), which are required for families traveling with children. 

  

 

The Legal and Business Aspects of Wine

May 22 - 26, 2022, Chianti

Experience tastings, tours and learn from  the Marchesi Antinori Family, Italy’s oldest and most prominent winemaking family and purveyors of the famous Tignanello wine, among many other prominent labels. More information and details to come!

We will apply for eight (8) hours of CLE credit, including two (2) ethics credit. An application is currently pending.
 

5th Annual Human Rights Conference

AI, Government, Corporations, and Human Rights

May 26-27, 2022, Florence, Italy

Schedule and speaker details TBD. 

Gonzaga School of Law will apply for 7 CLE credits for this conference. Participants can receive CLE credit for an additional $200, payable upon registration.