Speaking Engagement:

Wine, Water, and Weeds: Basics of Viticulture, Water Law, and Drafting Agricultural Leases

Event Information


Friday, May 20 - Sunday, May 22


Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa

Sponsored By:

California State Bar Real Property Law Section

Program Overview:

Kronick shareholder Hanspeter Walter will participate in a panel that will review the bedrock principles of California water law and discuss recent changes regarding groundwater regulation, water use reporting, and enforcement. The panel will also cover the basics of viticulture law, including a discussion of contracts, such as custom crush, alternating proprietorship, grape purchase agreements, distributor agreements, license agreements, vineyard leases or purchases. Panelists will also provide tips and strategies in drafting agricultural leases that take into account the issues of water, land use and indemnity.


Please visit the event website for more information.