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Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Steven M Foti Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/5/2023 Withdrawn On N/A
Tyler Foti Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/5/2023 Withdrawn On 3/14/2023
Mike Kuglitsch Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 2/15/2023 Withdrawn On 4/12/2023

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 304
Assembly Bill 304
Relating to: creating the Division of Alcohol Beverages attached to the Department of Revenue; the regulation of alcohol beverages and enforcement of alcohol beverage laws; interest restrictions relating to, and authorized activities of, brewers, brewpubs,...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/12/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Revenue: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/23/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Legislation and rules affecting fulfillment warehouses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation and rules affecting fulfillment warehouses

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/20/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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
12/28/2022
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

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$13,500.00
2023
July - December
$13,500.00
Total $27,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
6.50
2023
July - December
0.00
Total 6.50
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
16.00
2023
July - December
0.00
Total 16.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: creating the Division of Alcohol Beverages attached to the Department of Revenue; the regulation of alcohol beverages and enforcement of alcohol beverage laws; interest restrictions relating to, and authorized activities of, brewers, brewpubs, wineries, manufacturers, rectifiers, wholesalers, and retailers; shipping alcohol beverages by means of fulfillment houses and common carriers; the consumption of alcohol beverages in a public place; creating a no-sale event venue permit; creating an operator's permit; liquor licenses transferred from one municipality to another; retailers' authorized activities; liquor license quotas; the safe ride program; the presence of underage persons and conduct of other business on licensed premises; the occupational tax on alcohol beverages; repealing a rule promulgated by the Department of Revenue; granting rule-making authority; and providing a penalty. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
100%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%

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

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
100%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 100%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures