Refined Wine Sales professional who has sold some of the finest wines in the world to some of the most reputable restaurants. Adept at portraying a wine properly, negotiating with customers and comparing one wine with another. Specializes in California and other domestic wines.
Received two industry awards for excellence in wine tasting and sales
Has established an extensive network of wine contacts
Excellent negotiation and presentation skills
Very strong computer skills
Often contributes guest posts to prestigious wine blogs
Will travel anywhere to make a sale
August 2011 to February 2015 Haughton Valley Wines – New Parkland, CA Wine Sales
Established several new international markets that are still very profitable.
Developed an extensive network of media contacts that would often publish positive reviews of the company's product.
Worked with marketing group to develop labeling ideas that made the wine more appealing.
July 2005 to August 2011 Chartron Wines – New Parkland, CA Wine Sales
Created a network of local fine restaurant contacts that evolved into a steady stream of sales.
Accompanied marketing group to trade shows to help staff the trade show booth.
Was interviewed by three local wine publications on the company's products.
June 1998 to July 2005 Gasz Wines – New Parkland, CA Wine Sales
Made several international contacts that opened up a small but profitable distribution opportunity for the company in Europe.
One of the three wine sales professionals invited to present their products to the largest convention in the state.
1998 Pasteur Community College, New Parkland, CA Associate's Degree, Business