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Rebecca Oliver Named National Brand Manager at Lange Estate Winery


Date: 04/18/14

The Lange family and Lange Estate Winery and Vineyards announced the appointment of Rebecca Oliver to national brand manager. She will be responsible for leading the sales and marketing efforts throughout the United States.

Oliver’s 15 year career started with Coastal Wine & Spirits, a division of Southern Wine & Spirits in Florida. She then served as state on-premise manager for Southern Wines & Spirits of Kentucky and has been, for the last five years, the national sales manager for The Four Graces where she made a major contribution to the building of that brand.

Oliver earned a Master of Business Administration from West Virginia University with a concentration in integrated marketing communications, and recently begun the pursuit of a PhD in management with a concentration in human resource leadership from Sullivan University.

Her demonstrated leadership and extreme passion for the wine industry, coupled with a keen understanding of the distributor network, have been critical to her success and that of the brands she has represented. The Lange family is excited to have her in this new role, leading Lange Estate into an even higher degree of excellence.

About Lange Estate Winery & Vineyards

Twenty-eight years ago, Don and Wendy Lange founded their winery in the Dundee Hills of Oregon’s northern Willamette Valley. The year 1987 marked the Langes’ first vintage and consisted of the three varietals they embrace today: Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Chardonnay. Lange Estate is known for crafting beautifully balanced wines from fruit grown on the winery Estate, located in the heart of the prestigious Dundee Hills Appellation.

Jesse Lange, Don’s son, joined the winemaking team in 2004, continuing the legacy of Lange Estate. Jesse also holds the title of winemaker and general manager while also serving on several industry boards, including: former president of Oregon Pinot Camp, former president of the Dundee Hills Winegrowers Association, and the Willamette Valley Wineries Association. Currently, the father/son duo bottle six different Pinot Noirs, focusing on terroir through small lot, artisanal winemaking philosophies. Named Snooth.com’s Winery of the Year in 2010, and Wine and Spirits Winery of the Year in 2012, Lange Estate is dedicated to making handcrafted wines of regional and varietal typicity.
 

Region: Northwest, USA
Job Function: Sales/Marketing

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