V2 Wine Group Appoints Regional Manager for Florida and the Caribbean
V2 Wine Group announced the appointment of wine industry veteran Marco Esposito as the company’s regional manager in charge of Florida and the Caribbean. Esposito, whose 17-year industry background includes top sales roles with blue chip wine companies, will oversee all sales efforts in Florida and the Caribbean for V2 Wine Group’s expanding portfolio which includes Bouchaine Vineyards, Dry Creek Vineyard, LaFollette Wines, Lake Sonoma Wines, Lucinda & Millie Wines, Quivira Vineyards, Steelhead Vineyards, Toad Hollow Vineyards, and Valley of the Moon. He will report to Scott Ericson, V2’s vice president, national sales manager.
“V2 Wine Group continues in a growth phase and we need to continue to add outstanding talent to our wine savvy sales force,” said Dan Leese, president of V2 Wine Group. “As our portfolio of world-class wineries and brands continues to increase in size and scope, bringing on a professional of Marco’s caliber is an obvious next step.”
“I am excited to join this professional group of sales and marketing folks and to represent this terrific portfolio of Family wineries,” commented Esposito.
During his 17-year career, Esposito, has held important sales positions with Remy, Paterno, E&J Gallo, and most recently with Groth Vineyards & Winery. Esposito has earned numerous awards and is a Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW).
“Marco’s depth of experience and knowledge of the critical Florida market coupled with his knowledge of the growing Caribbean market will be an immediate asset to V2 and our group of family owned wineries” stated Katy Leese, general manager of V2 Wine Group.
V2 Wine Group is a wine production, marketing and sales organization dedicated to building strong wine brands in the North American marketplace. Based in Sonoma, California, the company is a partnership between wine industry veterans Dan and Katy Leese and entrepreneur Pete Kight.