Woodinville Wine Country, the non-profit trade association responsible for building awareness for the quality and diversity of Woodinville wines and tasting experiences, announced Friday Gretchen Smith has joined the organization as its new Marketing Coordinator. The group also announced the appointment of two new board members.
Smith comes from a two-and-a-half year tenure at Mike’s Hard Lemonade in where she helped oversee the company’s social media initiatives, coordinated public relations programs and monitored the company’s brand identity, among other duties.
Carol Munro, director, community relations for and Bill Collins, Tasting Room Supervisor for, are Woodinville Wine Country’s newest board members. Both will serve 3-year terms. Munro will assist the association with strategic planning. Collins will serve as recording secretary.
“This is an exciting time for Washington wine enthusiasts as the Woodinville wine community continues to grow,” said Woodinville Wine Country president Mike Stevens of . “Gretchen will play an important role in bringing attention to new programs and the increasing number of unique tasting rooms and quality wines produced in Woodinville.
The organization promotes the wine industry in Woodinville and organizes the popular and events.