Board of Directors


The Wine Council of Ontario is governed by an industry-based Board of Directors made up of fourteen representatives from across the three designated viticultural areas in Ontario. The Board of Directors meet monthly to review the Wine Council of Ontario’s operational performance to ensure the longevity and prosperity of the organization.

Len Pennachetti, Chair
Cave Spring Cellars

Allan Schmidt, Vice-Chair
Vineland Estates Winery

Caroline Granger, Treasurer & Governance Chair
Grange of Prince Edward

Ed Madronich, Director
Flat Rock Cellars

Paul Speck, Director
Henry of Pelham Family Estate

Stephen Gash, Director
Malivoire Wine Company

Murray Wilson, Director
Oxely Estate Winery

Walter Schmoranz, Director
Pelee Island Winery

Jamie Slingerland, Director
Pillitteri Estates Winery

Andrea Kaiser, Director
Reif Estate Winery

Dan Sullivan, Director
Rosehall Run

Sue-Ann Staff, Director
Sue-Ann Staff Winery

Carolyn Hurst, Director
Westcott Vineyards