Casa Vinicola Zonin-USA has hired Raymond P. Radzewicz as the new director of national accounts off-premise.
Radzewicz brings a wealth of experience, enthusiasm and an unquestionable reputation along with his 34 years in the wine business. He has held previous positions with the E&J Gallo Winery, Chateau Ste. Michelle, and most recently was a vice president with Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates for 16 years.
His love of the imported wine business started in 1989 when he was VP general manager of Wine Imports, Ltd headquartered in San Francisco, California. Selling and collecting wines continued all the way through his three years as VP national accounts for Majestic Imports.
“Ray brings the energy, dedication, integrity and an impeccable industry reputation that will help elevate our company. I look forward to working with my friend for a very long time,” said national sales director Steve Howard.
Originally from Chicago, Illinois and a graduate of Tulsa University, Radzewiczhas also lived in Denver, southern and northern California, and now resides in Tucson, Arizona with his wife Karin.
Casa Vinicola Zonin USA is wholly owned by Casa Vinicola Zonin S.p.A. in Italy; a company of seven generations of wine makers with nine vineyards located in the seven most prestigious wine growing areas in Italy. The flagship winery, Castello D’Albola located in Tuscany’s Chianti Classico District, Rocca di Montemassi located in Maremma, Tuscany, Principi di Butera located in Sicily, Ca’Bolani located in Friuli, Castello del Poggio located in Piemonte/Asti, Tenuta IL Bosco located in Lombardia, Podere IL Giangio located in Veneto, Abbazia Monte Oliveto located in Toscana and Masseria Altemura located in Puglia. Each winery is dedicated to its own traditional wines and styles. www.zoninusa.com