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Mt. Beautiful Wines Introduces New Global Sales Manager


Date: 04/03/13

Mt. Beautiful Wines, owned by Teece Family Vineyards in New Zealand, announced the arrival of new global sales manager, Chuck Spelman.  Starting this March, Spelman will be supporting and helping the growing multi-national sales teams.

Spelman brings over 25 years of experience and wine-industry knowledge to Mt. Beautiful Wines. From strategic planning, to distributor relations, to business development, he has proven leadership skills and strategic insight. With past experience as the SVP of national sales for Delicato Family Vineyards and national sales manager for Joel Gott Wines, he is able to hone in and focus his sales efforts with tried and true skill sets learned over the years.

“Chuck will be a valuable asset in utilizing his honed skills to open up new markets globally for Mt. Beautiful,” says Robert Watkins, CEO of Teece Family Vineyards and Farms. “I am very pleased to have Chuck on board to help manage our rapidly growing distribution efforts in the U.S. in addition to our 10 export markets. His professionalism and deep distributor relationships will be invaluable as we grow into our significant vineyard holdings in New Zealand, as well as future California projects.”

About Mt. Beautiful Wines

Named after the landmark that protects the landscape from the ocean winds, the vineyards at Mt. Beautiful were planted in the uncharted territory of North Canterbury, New Zealand. Owners and visionaries, David? and Leigh Teece, pioneered an entirely new region when they decided to begin making wine in David’s birth country. They picked an area that had potential and all the right elements (soil, location, climate) to become an amazing region, rather than choosing an area that was already established. Their passion to create something truly distinctive led to the bold decision of choosing an unknown territory, and the vineyards of Mt. Beautiful were born.

Since 2004, the estate-grown, award-winning, food-friendly varietals have consisted of Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling & Pinot Noir.?Our wines have definitely been known to finesse the palate with their elegant demeanor while bringing a bit of fun to the table. With vineyards that enjoy a cool, temperate climate and soils that provide an ideal environment, the wines speak for themselves. They’re made with minimally invasive techniques, are a true expression of the terroir, and are certified sustainable to ensure the maximum articulation of the varietal. In other words, they’re as delicious as nature intended them to be.
 

Region: New Zealand
Job Function: Sales/Marketing

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