Join the Washington State Wine Commission for this board meeting, one of several throughout the year. The Washington Wine board and staff will discuss current issues relevant to the state’s wine industry, ongoing events and campaigns, and the organization’s broader strategies.

Per the Open Public Meetings Act, anyone is welcome to join this meeting. Washington wineries and vineyards are encouraged to join, and board meetings are a great way to stay abreast of current programs and ways that they can benefit from Washington Wine’s marketing, communication, and research & efforts. The agenda will be posted here one week prior to the meeting.

Location: DeLille Cellars, 14300 NE 145th St Suite 101, Woodinville, WA 98072
Date: August 18, 2023
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm

Washington State Wine Commission Board Meeting Agenda
• Opening  – Sadie Drury
o Welcome Guests and Introductions
o Welcome New Board Members
o Public Comments
• Approval of minutes from June 16 meeting
• WA Industry Trends & Research presentation – Danny
Braeger, Brager Beverage Alcohol Consulting
o Data Sources
o Industry Trends
o Challenges and Opportunities
• FFAR Fellow Alexa McDaniel 
• Strat Plan Update – Kristina
o Core Values Working Session
• Committee Reports 
o Finance Committee
▪ Chris/Cayenne FY 24 forecasting / Contingency Plan
▪ Finance Strategies & Tactics
o International Committee (Chris Stone)
▪ UK Inbound
o Marketing Committee (David and Mac)
▪ Road Trip Update
▪ WAugust!
o Communication Committee
▪ Heather – update on social media contractor, RFP PR Agency
▪ Averyl- Auction Media/Hosting
o Research Committee
▪ Melissa -WRAC appointments
• Committee Appointments 
o Committee Chairs and Members
• All Other Business – Sadie Drury 
• Executive Session  – The Commission will now meet in executive session to discuss
with legal counsel potential litigation as allowed by RCW 42.30.110(1)(i).

Please contact Renee Meadors at [email protected] if you would like to attend this meeting virtually. 

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