Winebusiness.com - Homepage for the Wine Industry

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

submit people news

Submit your press release and photo to people@winebusiness.com

wines & vines directory

Search wineries, growers, distributors, and industry suppliers in North America

latest used barrels

- used barrels  •  yesterday at 7:44PM PDT
- used barrels  •  yesterday at 12:59PM PDT
- used barrels  •  yesterday at 9:43AM PDT
- used barrels  •  Apr 23, 2014 at 10:51AM PDT
- used barrels  •  Apr 23, 2014 at 10:51AM PDT

latest real estate

- real estate  •  Apr 21, 2014 at 6:24PM PDT
- real estate  •  Apr 19, 2014 at 11:33AM PDT
- real estate  •  Apr 16, 2014 at 1:42PM PDT
- real estate  •  Apr 9, 2014 at 12:08PM PDT
- real estate  •  Apr 8, 2014 at 11:51AM PDT

latest used equipment

- used equipment  •  yesterday at 12:01PM PDT
- used equipment  •  yesterday at 11:02AM PDT
- used equipment  •  yesterday at 9:00AM PDT
- used equipment  •  Apr 22, 2014 at 4:07PM PDT
- used equipment  •  Apr 22, 2014 at 4:07PM PDT

latest services & supplies

- services & supplies  •  yesterday at 1:26PM PDT
- services & supplies  •  Apr 23, 2014 at 9:34AM PDT
- services & supplies  •  Apr 21, 2014 at 3:06PM PDT
- services & supplies  •  Apr 21, 2014 at 11:29AM PDT
- services & supplies  •  Apr 18, 2014 at 8:47AM PDT

industry events

Search Events:

Copyright© 1994-2014 by Wine Communications Group. All Rights Reserved. Copyright protection extends to all written material, graphics, backgrounds and layouts. None of this material may be reproduced for any reason without written permission of the Publisher. Wine Business Insider, Wine Business Monthly, Grower & Cellar News and Wine Market News are all trademarks of Wine Communications Group and will be protected to the fullest extent of the law.