Milbrandt Vineyards, one of the fastest growing family-owned winery and vineyard operations in Washington state, announced that Caitlin Manning has been appointed as the U.S. Eastern sales manager.
Manning, based in Brooklyn, New York, will manage the sales of Milbrandt Vineyards wines in 22 eastern states as well as oversee the mid-west territory, collaborating with distributors and sales representatives to increase brand awareness and implement sales strategies to continue the growth of the brand.
"We are very excited to have Caitlin join our sales and marketing team," said Heather Price, director of sales and marketing. "Caitlin’s energy and passion for the wine industry are contagious. Her broad experience building brand recognition and establishing relationships will be key as we continue to grow our national business.”
Manning brings more than 18 years experience in the wine sales industry. Before joining Milbrandt Vineyards, she was most recently the national sales and marketing manager for Grupo Matarromera, where she successfully established distribution in 22 states and increased sales for the Spanish winery in the U.S. Prior to that, Manning played a key role building distribution and garnering wine placements in highly sought-after accounts for Napa Valley-based companies Long Meadow Ranch Winery and Levendi Estates Winery.
To contact Caitlin Manning, email her at Caitlin@milbrandtvineyards.com.