Tennessee Wine and Grape Board to Meet

Friday, January 08, 2021 | 11:18am

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Wine and Grape Board will meet Jan. 13, 2021 at 10 a.m. CST.

In accordance with Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order 71, the Tennessee Wine and Grape Board will meet and conduct business by electronic means.

The meeting is open to the public to attend via an internet-based teleconferencing system. There is no cost to participants. Instructions and alternative methods of communication are below.

The agenda includes approval of the previous meeting’s minutes, a quality assurance committee report, a Coronavirus Agricultural and Forestry Business Fund update along with other old business.

The Wine and Grape Board is comprised of seven members and their purpose is to support the growth of the wine industry in Tennessee.

For more information, contact the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Business Development Division at 615-837-5160.

WebEx instructions:

Click to join the meeting.

Or enter the URL in your browser:


Enter your name and email and click Join.

The meeting password is rkCZtdeu765.

For audio connection:

(Recommended) Choose Call Me and enter your phone number, including area code. The system will call you. If you are using your computer’s audio and video system, choose Call Using Computer.

Click the Raise Hand button to be recognized by the Chairman.

Connect to WebEx session at least 15 minutes prior to the meeting to make sure your connection works.

WebEx YouTube tutorials are available:



To join the meeting via phone, dial 1-415-655-0003 and use access code 178 915 8857.


Call to order – Bill Sanderson, Chair

Roll Call and Minutes– Rachel Sullivan

Committee Report

-- Quality Assurance Committee Update – Dr. Tony Johnston

Old Business

  1.  CAFB Fund Update – Kyle Hensley
  2. UT Research Proposal – Dr. Alicia Rihn
  3. TAEP Application B update – Erica Alexander

New Business

Next Meeting


Video of Tennessee Wine and Grape Board meeting