Annual General Meeting of the Wine Growers British Columbia membership

Friday, September 27, 2024
Penticton Trade & Convention Centre
273 Power Street, Penticton, BC, V2A 7K9

Register now to attend the Wine Growers British Columbia Annual General Meeting in Penticton, BC. The event agenda will include review of the WGBC Board Governance Task Group final report and recommendations, an overview of FY’24 including the release of the FY’24 Annual Report and Financial Statements, as well as an election for available seats on the WGBC Board of Directors with full winery members in good standing. More information to come, but for now please save the date.

Recap of the 2023 Annual General Meeting

Wine Growers British Columbia’s most recent Annual General Meeting took place virtually on Wednesday, September 6, 2023.

At the meeting Wine Growers BC provided an overview of the 2023 Fiscal Year, releasing the FY’23 Annual Report and Financial Statements. In addition, an election for available seats on the WGBC Board of Directors took place with full winery members in good standing.

The following Directors were elected or re-elected to serve on the 2023-2024 Board of Directors:

  • Greg Berti (Andrew Peller Ltd.) – large winery 3-year term
  • Chris Turyk (Unsworth Vineyards) – medium winery 3-year term
  • Christa-Lee McWatters (TIME Family of Wines) – medium winery 2-year term
  • Mike Dowell (Liber Farm & Winery) – small winery 3-year term
  • Shelia Whittaker (Nostalgia Wines) – small winery 3-year term

Continuing board members include:

  • Josh Stewart (Arterra Wines Canada) – large winery
  • Samantha Collins (Mission Hill Family Estate) – large winery
  • Paul Sawler (Dirty Laundry Vineyards) -medium winery
  • Adam Woodward (Privato Winery & Vineyard) – small winery
  • Miles Prodan (Wine Growers British Columbia) – ex officio

Wine Growers British Columbia thanks all member wineries in attendance at our 2023 Annual General Meeting, as well as all nominees to the Board of Directors.

For more information on Wine Growers British Columbia’s Board of Directors, structure and reports, please see our WGBC structure page.