The Pleb Urban Winery of Asheville, NC hosted the French Broad Vignerons Annual Meeting on Saturday, January 25.

Officers were elected by the general membership.

The 2020 leadership election results:

President, Elaine Ryan, Landrum SC.

Vice-President, Shruthi Dhoopati, Weaverville NC

Vice-President, Alan Staton, Zirconia, NC

Secretary, Jamie Barrett, Leicester NC

Treasurer, Chuck Blethen, Marshall NC

New Board members elected:

David Murphy, Landrum SC

Jamie Barrett, Leicester NC

Carrie Houck, Enka NC

Courtney Snipes, Burnsville NC

Returning Board members:

Chris Denesha, Co-owner, winemaker, Pleb Urban Winery, Asheville, NC

Justin Taylor, winemaker, Parker-Bins Vineyard, Mill Springs, NC

Michael Swindle, Marshall, NC

Further information:

Elaine Ryan, President, French Broad Vignerons - 864-590-9137