Wine Road Board Meeting

October 14, 2020 | 9:00am

Remote, California

In Attendance

☒   Beth Costa (Wine Road)

☒   John Viszlay (Viszlay Vineyards)

☐   Devin Ruddick. (Hook & Ladder Winery) –family emergency.

☒   Lillian Fechter. (Francis Ford Coppola Winery)

☒   Danny Christensen. (Geyserville Inn)

☒   Joe Foppoli (Christopher Creek)

☒   Julia Lander. (Moshin Vineyards)

☒   Oded Shakked. (Longboard Vineyards)

☒   Jack Seifrick. (Cast Wines)

☐   Stephanie Wycoff. (Seghesio Family Vineyards) – was on call, had challenges reconnecting.

☒   Katie Ambrosi. (Wilson Artisan Wines)

☒   Aaron Krug (Best Westen Dry Creek Inn)

☐   Open Board Position – Lodging

☐   Open Board Position – Winery

Treasurers report

Estimated of $35k in Checking, but expenses still need to be paid. Savings still at $150k.


Beth is getting calls about WinterWineland and Barrel. She is communicating to guests that we want to plan something in-person for Barrel/WinterWineland, but too much is unknown. She is communicating that we will know more at the beginning of December.

Wine & Food Affair:

Beth asked “What should social media messaging be?

Beth said she is waiting for sale to end, and until then, future is unknown and we don’t have a lot to discuss.


Discussion centered around unknown of future and difficulty of all boards across region to plan for future

New/Old Business

John questions:

Beth noted:

Board position empty:

Julia asked about tasting fees and what other wineries are doing. Beth is going to survey wineries