Important Contacts and Volunteering

The 2020 Virginia Wine Expo presented by Publix is coordinated by Variant Events at the direction of the J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College Educational Foundation, the charitable beneficiary of the event.  Alex Papajohn is the Executive Director.

IF YOU WANT TO VOLUNTEER, please e-mail Ms. Ariel Cole, Special Events Manager at Reynolds Community College, at  Please explain if you are knowledgable about wine or spirits.   Have you ever served and educated others about wine?  It's OK if you do not have this type of experience; it will help us find the right volunteer opportunity for you.

For general questions about the Virginia Wine Expo, contact Alex Papajohn at or 804-349-6909.

If you have questions relating to exhibiting, please contact Jessica Braum Corbett, VWE Vendor Coordinator, at

If you have a question relating to the purchase of your ticket, please contact Tracey Leverty at

Please contact Alex Papajohn if you have questions about sponsorship.