Winebusiness.com - Homepage for the Wine Industry

Quintessential Hires Joe Gentry to California Staff


Date: 07/19/12

Quintessential, the family-owned fine wine import, sales and marketing company headquartered in Napa, CA, has announced the addition of Joe Gentry in sales to its team of wine professionals.

Joe Gentry is working as the Northern California sales representative for Quintessential under Steve Kreps, Jr. His is selling the Quintessential portfolio of fine, family-owned wineries and wines from San Francisco’s North Bay through Napa, Sonoma and counties north to the California-Oregon border. Born and raised in Sacramento, CA, Joe is a Certified Sommelier by the Court of Master

Sommeliers Guild and comes to Quintessential with over 20 years’ experience working at some of the finest restaurants in California and Las Vegas, including The French Laundry in Yountville, CA, and the Las Vegas branches of Boucheron and Postrio. He was acclaimed in Sacramento Magazine as one of the most “knowledgeable and professional” servers. Joe is married and currently lives in Napa, CA with his wife and daughter.

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.

Region: California, USA
Job Function: Sales/Marketing

submit people news

Submit your press release and photo to people@winebusiness.com

wines & vines directory

Search wineries, growers, distributors, and industry suppliers in North America

latest used barrels

- used barrels  •  yesterday at 7:56PM PDT
- used barrels  •  yesterday at 4:10PM PDT
- used barrels  •  yesterday at 4:10PM PDT
- used barrels  •  yesterday at 12:47PM PDT
- used barrels  •  Sep 12, 2014 at 9:34AM PDT

latest real estate

- real estate  •  Sep 14, 2014 at 6:02AM PDT
- real estate  •  Sep 14, 2014 at 6:02AM PDT
- real estate  •  Sep 11, 2014 at 4:23PM PDT
- real estate  •  Sep 9, 2014 at 10:25AM PDT
- real estate  •  Sep 4, 2014 at 5:12PM PDT

latest used equipment

- used equipment  •  yesterday at 9:32AM PDT
- used equipment  •  Sep 14, 2014 at 12:34PM PDT
- used equipment  •  Sep 14, 2014 at 12:34PM PDT
- used equipment  •  Sep 12, 2014 at 12:57PM PDT
- used equipment  •  Sep 12, 2014 at 8:40AM PDT

latest services & supplies

- services & supplies  •  yesterday at 9:08AM PDT
- services & supplies  •  yesterday at 9:08AM PDT
- services & supplies  •  Sep 13, 2014 at 12:57PM PDT
- services & supplies  •  Sep 11, 2014 at 10:37AM PDT
- services & supplies  •  Sep 4, 2014 at 8:00PM PDT

industry events

Search Events:

Copyright© 1994-2014 by Wine Communications Group. All Rights Reserved. Copyright protection extends to all written material, graphics, backgrounds and layouts. None of this material may be reproduced for any reason without written permission of the Publisher. Wine Business Insider, Wine Business Monthly, Grower & Cellar News and Wine Market News are all trademarks of Wine Communications Group and will be protected to the fullest extent of the law.