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Eddie Gonzalez Joins SWG Imports as Southeastern Regional Sales Manager


Date: 09/05/13

With August marking a new sales record for the company, SWG Imports (www.southernwinegroup.com, www.elixirimports.com), a leading importer and producer of Latin American and European wines, announced the addition of two key personnel. Amy Halloran joins SWG Imports as the Midwestern regional sales manager based in Chicago, Illinois and Eddie Gonzalez joins SWG Imports as the Southeastern regional sales manager based in Tampa, Florida.

Gonzalez comes to SWG Imports from Empire Merchants in New York, where he spent the past year as the business development manager for Treasury Wine Estates. Prior to his time at Empire Merchants, Gonzalez was employed as a sales representative with Republic/National. He is bilingual, CSW, Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) certified, and holds a B.S. in social science from Florida State University.

Kirk Ermisch, president and founder of SWG Imports, said, “With their combined years of wine industry experience, Amy and Eddie will make our team even more formidable. These appointments enable us to expand our reach across the United States and provide more effective service to our distributor partners. Halloran and Gonzalez will work closely with the rest of the SWG Imports team to develop relationships, provide excellent customer service, and effectively grow the business of building national winery brands across this country.”

About SWG Imports

Founded by Kirk Ermisch, an importer and producer for over 13 years, SWG Imports is headquartered in Bend, Oregon, imports to Napa, California, and operates throughout the United States. He owns and operates the Bodega Calle winery in Mendoza, Argentina and makes the Ermisch Family Cellars small-lot production Pinot Noir from the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Ermisch is also the Executive Producer of the film, "Boom Varietal: The Rise of Argentine Malbec," which documents the past, present, and future of Malbec, Argentina's most widely recognized wine grape.
 

Job Function: Sales/Marketing

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