The Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG), founded in 1975 and representing over 600 grape growers, vineyard managers and associated businesses, announces a new slate of officers for 2024-2025. Founder of Silverado Farming Company Pete Richmond assumes the role of President, with Karen Cakebread, the force behind boutique Napa Valley label ZIATA, stepping in as Vice President. Meaghan Becker of In Vino Veritas continues to lead as the organization’s Treasurer and Kendall Hoxsey-Onysko of Yount Mill Vineyards and Napa Wine Co. serves as Secretary. The membership has elected Cathy Corison of Corison Winery, Mark Pulido of Pulido~Walker, and reelected Michael Silacci of Opus One Winery to the Board of Directors.
Rounding out the 2024 Board of Directors are Erin Bright Russell, Garrett Buckland, Tom Davies, Suzanne Groth, Caleb Mosley, Dan Petroski, Oscar Renteria, and Dave Whitmer. After many years of tremendous service on the Board, Ted Hall, Mary Maher, and Amy Whiteford are retiring from their Board positions.