Register for the Fall 2014 Board of Directors and Membership Meeting

The Marcus Whitman Hotel

Walla Walla, Washington

October 26-29, 2014

WineAmerica’s Fall Membership Meeting is an important opportunity for members to voice their vision of wine policy for the coming year.  We encourage all attendees to arrive on Sunday, October 26 and to attend all of the meeting sessions

Come to  the scenic Walla Walla Valley to meet with leaders of the wine industry from across the country and contribute to shaping the future of WineAmerica. Don’t miss this opportunity to visit and learn about one of the most exciting wine destinations in the United States.

Hotel Accommodations:

The Marcus Whitman Hotel and Conference Center

www.marcuswhitmanhotel.com

Rate $119 a night, Room Block closes on September 26.

To make a reservation please call the hotel at (509) 525-2200 and reference WineAmerica

Please register for the meeting by logging in to the website and accessing the Member’s Only section. If you need help logging in to the website please contact Tara Good at tgood@wineamerica.org

Travel information:

Walla Walla Regional Airport: There are two flights daily from Seattle on Alaska Airlines

Tri-Cities Airport: Alaska, Delta and United all operate out of Tri-Cities, it is approximately 50 miles from Walla Walla.

Spokane International Airport: Spokane is the closest major airport, it is approximately 180 miles from Walla Walla

Portand International Airport: Portland is approximately 240 miles from Walla Walla

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport: SEA-TAC is approximately 280 miles from Walla Walla

Meeting Agenda

Sunday, October 26th

  • Attendees arrive
  • 5:00 pm- 8:00 pm WineAmerica Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner

Monday, October 27th

  • 8:00 am Breakfast
  • 8:30 am-12:00 pm WineAmerica State and Regional Associations Advisory Council Meeting
  • 12:00 pm-1:15 pm Lunch
  • 1:30 pm- 2:45 pm WineAmerica Update
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Open Forum
  • 5:30 pm-7:00 pm Taste the Wines of Walla Walla Reception
  • 7:00 pm-10:00 pm Group Dinner at The Marc (cost not included in meeting registration)

Tuesday, October 28th

  • 8:00 am Breakfast
  • 8:30 am- 10:00 am WineAmerica Board of Directors Meeting (Closed Session)
  • 10:15 am- 12:00 pm WineAmerica Board of Directors and Membership Meeting
  • 12:00 pm- 1:15 pm Lunch
  • 1:15 pm- 3:00 pm WineAmerica Board of Directors and Membership Meeting (con’t)
  • 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm WineAmerica Government Affairs Committee Meeting
  • 5:30 pm-  6:00 pm Travel to L’Ecole No. 41 Winery
  • 6:00 pm- 6:45 pm Tasting and Tour of L’Ecole No. 41 Winery
  • 6:45 pm- 7:00 pm Travel to Dunham Cellars
  • 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm Dinner at Dunham Cellars

Wednesday, October 29

  • Optional winery tours