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Georgia Wine & Grape Commission Seeks Nominations

The Georgia Wine & Grape Commission is seeking nominations for consideration for appointment to the Georgia wine & Grape Commission. The Georgia Wine & Grape Commission was created during the 2019 Georgia legislative session at the request of the Georgia wine producers. The Commission was created to support Georgia’s growing wine industry by eventually being able to provide financial support from assessments on product marketed for research, education, and promotion of Georgia produced wine. The assessment will be authorized by the approval of the producers of a Wine & Grape Marketing Order at a later date.

The Georgia Wine & Grape Commission Board is be composed of five Georgia producers. These individuals will serve terms of three years and can be considered for reappointment if they choose. The terms of Gary Engle, Simone Bergese, and Eric Seifarth are expiring this year and can be reconsidered for appointment. Simone Bergese has chosen not to be considered for appointment for another term. Nominations can be from the individual seeking the appointment, a person nominating another person, or a nomination from an affiliated organization. Nomination forms can be found at agr.georgia.gov/cpf

Or emailing – andy.harrison@agr.georgia.gov.

Nominations are due no later than Friday May 26th.

For more information contact Andy Harrison at the above email or call at 404 710 1196.

Wine Grape Commission Nomination Form .pdf

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