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Cline Cellars and Jacuzzi Family Vineyards Name Robert Hawk Regional Manager, Great Lakes Territory


Date: 02/26/13

Cline Cellars and Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, family owned and operated wineries in Sonoma Valley, have hired Robert Hawk as regional manager for the Great Lakes territory. Robert Hawk succeeds Keith Morris in the role, who was recently promoted to vice president, national sales manager. As regional manager, Hawk will oversee sales and implement marketing initiatives in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Hawk has spent over 15 years in the wine business, and comes to Cline Cellars and Jacuzzi Family Vineyards from Wine Trends, Inc. For the past five years, Hawk has served as sales manager at Wine Trends, overseeing a team of sales representatives and managing high-profile accounts, restaurants and wineries. Prior to that, Hawk spent six years at Heidelberg Distributing, working as an account representative and regional sales manager, and has also worked for Metamora Importing. Hawk is also a contributing wine writer for Akron Life Magazine in his hometown.

“Robert is an asset to our team,” said Keith Morris, vice president, national sales manager for Cline Cellars and Jacuzzi Family Vineyards. “He has a great deal of experience and solid connections in his territory. He will grow our business and provide unique insights.”

Hawk lives in Akron, Ohio and is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati.

About Cline Cellars

Cline Cellars is a family-owned and operated winery located in the Carneros district of Sonoma Valley. Established in 1982, Cline is known for producing some of California’s most distinctive, award-winning, Rhône-style wines and Zinfandels. The winery is energy-independent, using high-capacity solar panels to generate power, and uses Green String Institute’s eco-friendly farming practices in its vineyards. Fred and Nancy Cline own and manage vineyards in the Sonoma-Carneros region, Contra Costa County and the Petaluma Gap.
 

Region: Great Lakes, USA
Job Function: Sales/Marketing

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