Wilson Daniels, one of the industry’s leading fine wine sales and marketing organizations, announced today the appointment of Jack Daniels as interim CEO. Jack, co-founder of Wilson Daniels in 1978, is returning to Wilson Daniels to lead the company on an interim basis.
“Bringing Jack back to the company at this time allows us to combine the heritage of the company with a diverse portfolio while we develop a new strategic vision for the future,” stated Vern Underwood, chairman of the board of Wilson Daniels.
“I am pleased to have the opportunity to serve Wilson Daniels in this interim capacity. I am looking forward to once again working with the company’s prestigious producers and industry partners,” stated Jack Daniels.
Wilson Daniels has been the exclusive importer for Domaine de la Romanée-Conti for more than 30 years and Domaine Leflaive for 14 years. Wilson Daniels has also enjoyed long relationships with its domestic producer partners, including Schramsberg Vineyards, J. Davies, Clos Pegase, Gainey Vineyard, Ponzi Vineyards, WillaKenzie Estate, Lancaster Estate and Roth Estate; as well as its import producer partners, including Ceretto, Campo di Sasso (Insoglio and Mount Nelson), Castello di Volpaia, Prelius, Indue, Royal Tokaji, Château Simard, Tardieu-Laurent and Kumeu River. This year, Wilson Daniels added seven import properties to its portfolio, including Domaine Laroche, Mas la Chevalière, L’Avenir and Viña Punto Alto from Laroche, Testamatta and Casamatta from Bibi Graetz, Barrymore Wines, and this month began representing the wines of Maison Pierre Sparr Successeurs.
About Wilson Daniels
Founded in 1978, Wilson Daniels is a family-owned, fully integrated sales and marketing company representing a highly selective portfolio of the world’s most prestigious wine properties. The company provides professional services to preeminent wineries in countries around the world. Based in Napa Valley, Wilson Daniels strives to maintain the high standards set by founders Win Wilson and Jack Daniels, with a keen focus on developing long-term strategic partnerships with family-owned and operated wineries that possess profound respect for terroir. For more information about the Wilson Daniels portfolio, please visit www.wilsondaniels.com.