FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jeff Stai, TAPAS President, (209) 559-0832, firstname.lastname@example.org
Stuart Spencer, TAPAS Secretary, (209) 367-4727, email@example.com
Sacramento, CA - January 26, 2011 - At its Annual Meeting and Dinner at Tapa The World restaurant in Sacramento, the Tempranillo Advocates, Producers and Amigos Society (TAPAS) announced the results of the 2011 election for its Board of Directors.
Elected this year for two-year terms were:
Markus Bokisch, Bokisch Vineyards, www.bokischvineyards.com (continuing)
Earl Jones, Abacela Vineyards, www.abacela.com (continuing)
Les Martin, Red Lily Vineyards, www.redlilyvineyards.com (continuing)
Doug McCrea, Vina Salida, www.salidawine.com (newly elected)
Dorothy Schuler, Bodegas Paso Robles, www.bodegaspasorobles.com (newly elected)
The full Board for 2011 will consist of:
Jeff Stai, Twisted Oak Winery, www.twistedoak.com - President
Markus Bokisch, Bokisch Vineyards, www.bokischvineyards.com - Vice President
Stuart Spencer, St.Amant Winery, www.stamantwine.com - Secretary
Les Martin, Red Lily Vineyards, www.redlilyvineyards.com - Treasurer
Earl Jones, Abacela Vineyards, www.abacela.com
Doug McCrea, Vina Salida, www.salidawine.com
Christian Miller, Full Glass Research, www.fullglassresearch.com
Dorothy Schuler, Bodegas Paso Robles, www.bodegaspasorobles.com
TAPAS thanks departing Board members Eric Alvarez (A Cellar Full of Noise) and Penny Gadd-Coster (Coral Mustang Wines) for their exemplary service over the last two years.
Tempranillo Advocates, Producers and Amigos Society (TAPAS) is a trade association comprised of over one hundred members, whose mission is: "To promote Tempranillo and other varietal wine grapes native to the Iberian Peninsula and wines produced from them in North America." See www.tapasociety.org .
Pictured: Jeff Stai, Heidi Stine (Exec. Dir.), Markus Bokisch, Dorothy Schuler, Earl Jones, Christian Miller, Les Martin, Stuart Spencer
Not Pictured: Dave Corey, Doug McCrea