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New Salesperson Joins Quintessential for East Coast Markets


Date: 07/16/12

Quintessential, the family-owned fine wine import, sales and marketing company headquartered in Napa, CA, has added Matthew Demers to its New England area sale team.

Matthew Demers is joining Quintessential as New England Salesperson, covering Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine. He will be working closely with distributor management and salespeople in those states on behalf of Quintessential’s roster of fine, family-owned wineries, as well as handling all promotional activities for the brands.

Born and raised in New Hampshire, Matt currently resides in Cambridge, MA. He comes to Quintessential after working in a number of other fine wine import companies. His primary focus was with on-premise sales in the Boston market for French, Italian and Spanish wines. Matt graduated from Plymouth State College in MA with a Bachelor of Arts in English/Creative Writing, and received a Masters in Social Work from Simmons College. In 2011, he completed the Advanced Certification of the Wine & Spirits Education Trust with Distinction, and has also worked as a professional photographer.

Quintessential boast a top-notch roster of producers for which they are the exclusive importer and/or marketing and sales company in the US. This list includes Henry’s Drive/Pillar Box, Shrivington, Paringa and 3 Rings from Australia; Bodega Valentin Bianchi and Cayu from Argentina; South Africa’s Simonsig Family Wines; the Chilean wines of Matetic Vineyards, Vina Koyle and Terrapura; Attilio Ghisolfi, Paolo Manzone, Luca Bosio, Ascevi Luwa, Tenuta di Vignole, Casalnova, Cornicelli and Vino dei Fratelli from Italy; Spain’s Bodegas Muriel, Bodegas Valoria, Vina Eguia, Marquis de Elciego, Real Compania de Vino, Bodegas Navarro Lopez and Bodegas y Vinedos Garcia Figuero; the Portuguese wines of Quinta do Vallado; the French wines of Cachette, Esprit du Rhone and Gustave Lorentz; Germany’s Villa Huesgen and Robin Redbreast, the Karolyi Estate wines from Hungary; Eponymous (from California’s Napa and Sonoma Valleys), and the Two Angels and Angel’s Secret wines from High Valley, Lake County, Sonoma Valley and California’s Central Coast.

For more information, contact Quintessential at (707) 226-8300 or www.quintessentialwines.com.

Regions: Maine; Massachusetts; New Hampshire; Vermont
Job Function: Sales/Marketing

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