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The Vintner Group Appoints Chris Mitchell to VP, Supplier Relations


Date: 08/21/12

The Vintner Group, a wholesaler and importer of fine wines and craft spirits based in Ashland, VA, announces the appointment of Chris Mitchell to Vice President, Supplier Relations, effective August 20th.

Mitchell most recently served as Director of Wine and Beer for national specialty grocer The Fresh Market. Previously, he served as Senior Category Manager, Wine and Beer for national specialty chain Total Wine and More.

In his role at The Vintner Group, Mitchell will serve as the primary relationship contact with current and potential suppliers and direct a team of portfolio specialists in managing the profitability and performance of the company’s offerings.

"The solid business model of The Vintner Group has helped them to become an industry leader over the last several years. I am excited to join such a talented group of people and I look forward to working with our current and future supplier partners." –Chris Mitchell

“Having managed purchasing programs for both domestic and international products, Chris brings a unique combination of experiences to our organization. His strong grasp of the global wine business will be a valuable asset to our multi-faceted business.” –David Townsend, President and CEO, The Vintner Group

ABOUT THE VINTNER GROUP

The Vintner Group is comprised of The Country Vintner and Stacole Fine Wines— both fine wine and craft spirits wholesalers with regional operations, Craft + Estate, a national fine wine importing company, and The American Still Life Collection, a portfolio of regional hand-made spirits from around the nation.

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