SONOMA, Calif., Dec. 8, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- V2 Wine Group of Sonoma, California is very pleased to announce the hiring of three experienced Regional Sales Managers to support their growing business.
Barbara Jurbala recently joined V2 Wine Group as Region Manager, Texas/Louisiana. She has been in the Beverage Alcohol Industry for more than 20 years working for industry leaders such as Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Brown-Forman Wines, and Glazer's. Barbara brings great sales expertise to these key markets and will be responsible for all of V2's commercial business in Texas and Louisiana.
Debbie Emery has joined V2 as a Region Manager for California and has a 20-year background of sales successes on the West Coast. She brings a wealth of knowledge from her time with Terroir, Banfi, and Pacific Wine Partners (Constellation) making her an ideal fit for this highly visible and important position working with Wine Warehouse and Chambers & Chambers in driving V2's results for California and Hawaii.
Frank Markovich recently joined V2 as Region Manager for Florida. He is a 14-year veteran of the beverage industry having worked for Robert Mondavi Winery, Laetitia Vineyards and most recently Grgich Hills Estate after a successful stint in the U.S. Army. He brings to V2 Wine Group great experience and success in managing wholesalers and calling on national and regional accounts throughout Florida as well as working the many local independent accounts throughout Florida.
"This continued fine-tuning of our organization is a key part of our strategy to constantly improve our approach and results in this hyper-competitive marketplace," commented Katy Leese, Co-Founder and General Manager of V2 Wine Group. "To be the best, you must employ the best and this is what we strive to do".
V2 Wine Group is a wine producer and provides sales and marketing services to a limited group of family owned wineries. With a wine portfolio that includes Bouchaine Vineyards, Cameron Hughes Wines, Dry Creek Vineyard, La Follette Wines, Lucinda & Millie Wines, Merryvale Family of Wines, Morandé, Quivira Vineyards, Starmont Winery, Steelhead Vineyards, Toad Hollow Vineyards, Torbreck Vintners, and Vindicated Wines, V2 is dedicated to building strong, innovative wine brands in the North American marketplace. Founded in 2010, the company is a partnership between wine industry veterans Dan and Katy Leese and entrepreneur Pete Kight.