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Wine Institute Elects New Chairman, Officers and Directors

By August 27, 2022Top News, VIPs

Rick Tigner, President and CEO, Jackson Family Wines and Wine Institute Board Chairman.

Rick Tigner, President and CEO, Jackson Family Wines in Santa Rosa, California, was elected Wine Institute Board Chairman for the 2022-2023 fiscal year at the organization’s 88th Annual Membership and Board of Directors Meeting on June 19-21, 2022. Other officers elected from California were Randall Lange of LangeTwins Family Vineyards and Winery in Acampo, First Vice Chairman; Matt Gallo of E. & J. Gallo Winery in Modesto, Second Vice Chairman; Robin Baggett of Alpha Omega Winery in St. Helena and Tolosa Winery in San Luis Obispo, Treasurer; and Alex Ryan of The Duckhorn Portfolio in St. Helena, Secretary. Suzanne Groth, President and CEO, Groth Vineyards & Winery in Oakville, California, is the outgoing chairman and became an ex-officio board member. The Wine Institute is a California-based organization that advocates for the California wine industry at the state, federal and international levels.

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