Wine Institute

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Trade association of California wineries

Lobbying Interests:
Wine Institute is a trade association representing over 1,000 California wineries and as their representative we are interested in all legislation pertaining to wine whether it be at the state level or Liquor Commission level. Both of these areas would be important to us. Matters of concern would be taxation, environmental questions, label requirements, bottle label requirements and any matters pertaining to wine.

CEO Name:
Robert P. Koch

Contact
GL
Geralyn Lasher
3974 Windy Heights Dr
Okemos, MI 48864
5178983269
glasher@wineinstitute.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Steven M Foti Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/7/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Tyler J Foti Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/7/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Senate Bill 22
Senate Bill 22
Relating to: the retail sale of intoxicating liquor by the glass for consumption away from the licensed premises.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 56
Senate Bill 56
Relating to: remote orders for the sale of alcohol beverages to be picked up on retail licensed premises.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 57
Senate Bill 57
Relating to: alcohol beverages delivery and the face-to-face requirement for retail sales of alcohol beverages.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Legislation affecting Wisconsin dealership law and all areas of franchise legislation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation affecting Wisconsin dealership law and all areas of franchise legislation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$15,000.00
2021
July - December
$13,500.00
2022
January - June
$13,500.00
Total $42,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
0.00
2021
July - December
2.00
2022
January - June
0.00
Total 2.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
62.75
2021
July - December
58.11
2022
January - June
41.99
Total 162.85

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the retail sale of intoxicating liquor by the glass for consumption away from the licensed premises.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: remote orders for the sale of alcohol beverages to be picked up on retail licensed premises.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
25 %
2022
July - December
Total 12 %
Relating to: alcohol beverages delivery and the face-to-face requirement for retail sales of alcohol beverages.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
25 %
2022
July - December
Total 12 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 13 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
55 %
2021
July - December
75 %
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 53 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures