LIVERMORE VALLEY, CA—July 7, 2021 – Wente Household Estates, the longest consistently household-owned and operated vineyard in the state, is delighted to welcome Steve Rinn, Vice President Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Division, and Kate Cavanaugh, Vice President National Accounts. “Wente Spouse and children Estates has skilled substantial expansion in the market around the previous couple a long time. We are having the chance to provide refreshing views, energy, and skillsets to carry on the momentum powering our portfolio of models,” explained David Enderle, Chief Income Officer.
Steve Rinn (still left) and Kate Cavanaugh (correct)
Steve joins Wente Family Estates with much more than 20 years of sector knowledge. Steve has a sturdy heritage of good results in leadership roles with E&J Gallo and Constellation Brands, and as in depth distributor encounter with Young’s Market place Organization and Johnson Brothers. Throughout management roles at E&J Gallo and Constellation Models, Steve oversaw small business in lots of states throughout the U.S., which include, Northern and Southern California, Hawaii, Iowa, Washington State, Florida, and the Pacific Northwest. In Steve’s time at Constellation Makes, Steve partnered with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits in the condition of Florida, running the Off Premise organization. Most not long ago, Steve was the Standard Manager/Nationwide Revenue Supervisor for a Washington condition vineyard. “Steve’s expertise taking care of income in quite a few states throughout the nation and his familiarity with the interior workings of Southern Glazer’s primes him to be successful as he will take in excess of 23 vital states for Wente Spouse and children Estates. His depth of knowledge and management type will be extremely useful to the firm,” suggests Enderle.
Kate comes to Wente Family Estates with 19 several years of wine industry practical experience with Ste Michelle Wine Estates and E&J Gallo Vineyard. Kate started her wine career with E&J Gallo Vineyard in the management education application and progressed by many roles, such as revenue, distributor administration, and account and category administration. During Kate’s time at Ste Michelle Wine Estates, she managed an array of distributors and markets on the East coastline prior to transitioning to a leadership job in off-premise chain account income. More than the previous five several years, Kate managed a significant-doing staff that worked straight with more than 20 off-premise chain customers. Kate is now pursuing an MBA at Penn State’s Smeal School of Small business, affirming her determination to private development. “Kate displays purely natural leadership and a potent being familiar with of the off-premise countrywide account enterprise. We are psyched for the perspective and account relationships Kate provides to the team and see tons of good results for her foreseeable future,” says Chris McCallister, Senior Vice President National Accounts.
About Wente Loved ones Estates
Wente Loved ones Estates was set up by Carl H. Wente who came to California as an immigrant 138 a long time ago. The company portfolio features Wente Vineyards, Murrieta’s Effectively, Hayes Ranch, Ravel & Sew, entwine, Angels Ink, and Double Decker manufacturers. The vineyard attracts from certified sustainable estate vineyards in the Livermore Valley, San Francisco Bay, and Arroyo Seco, Monterey appellations to create an outstanding array of high-quality wines dispersed in all 50 states and more than 70 countries around the globe. In 2010, it joined the major 10% of California wineries that fulfill all a few tiers in the Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing codes & designation for becoming certified in both of those winery and winery operations. In 2011, Wente Household Estates was named American Winery of the 12 months by Wine Fanatic. 2012 marked the 100th anniversary of the Wente family members bringing Chardonnay cuttings to California from France. Currently, the Wente clones of Chardonnay are the most greatly planted in California.
Wente Family Estates is between the major 30 wineries in the United States from the standpoint of generation and distribution. The winery has a brisk domestic company and a sizeable share of the export wine current market, in which the wines have loved worldwide acclaim for many years. Wente Loved ones Estates is also a main export company, marketing wines to 75 nations around the world globally.
Positioned just east of San Francisco in the historic Livermore Valley, Wente Vineyards is regarded as a single of California’s leading wine country locations. In 2018, the winery took a leadership role in its longstanding mission to encourage personnel and company to make time for what seriously matters, as recognized through Wente Vineyards’ best techniques, superb wines, and wine place experiences. For additional info, visit www.wentevineyards.com.