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Wine Institute Elects New Officers

By July 23, 2021Top News, VIPs
Suzanne Groth, President and CEO of Groth Vineyards & Winery

Suzanne Groth, President and CEO of Groth Vineyards & Winery

Suzanne Groth, President and CEO of Groth Vineyards & Winery, headquartered in Oakville, California, was elected Wine Institute Board Chairman for the 2021-2022 fiscal year at the organization’s 87th Annual Meeting of Members. Other officers elected were Rick Tigner of Jackson Family Wines in Santa Rosa, First Vice Chairman; Randall Lange of LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards in Acampo, Second Vice Chairman; Matt Gallo of E. & J. Gallo Winery in Modesto, Treasurer; and Robin Baggett of Alpha Omega Winery in Rutherford and Tolosa Winery in San Luis Obispo, Secretary. The Wine Institute’s membership also elected new district and at-large directors and alternates. The group is a public-policy advocacy organization representing more than 1,000 California wineries and affiliated businesses, with a mission “to initiate state, federal and international public policy to enhance the environment for the responsible production, consumption and enjoyment of wine.”

 

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