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Michael Morganti Joins The Hess Collection As New England Regional Sales Manager


Date: 05/19/11

Napa, Calif. — Michael Morganti is joining The Hess Collection as New England Regional Sales Manager, responsible for Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. 

Morganti, who earned a Bachelor’s degree from Bentley University in Waltham, near Boston, has most recently served as the Northern California District Manager for Kobrand, managing a large portfolio of domestic and international brands.

Earlier, he was the Northern California Regional Manager for The Grateful Palate, focusing primarily on its Australian portfolio in a region that stretched from Bakersfield to the Oregon border.

Morganti is a Boston native and at the beginning of his career was the manager and wine buyer for Fifth Avenue Liquors in Framingham, MA. For DuVine Adventures, in Burgundy, France he led five-day cycling wine adventures for small groups in the Beaune, conducting educational wine tastings, seminars and vineyard tours. He is fluent in French, and continues as an active cyclist, participating in the Pan-Mass Challenge which raises $35 million annually for cancer research.

He will report to Holly Kapica, Hess Collection Eastern Division Manager.

The Hess Family Estates portfolio includes The Hess Collection from Napa, specializing in Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay from Mount Veeder; Artezin, specializing in Zinfandel and heirloom varietals from the North Coast; Sequana Vineyards, offering Pinot Noir from Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley and the Santa Lucia Highlands in Monterey; along with Glen Carlou from Paarl, South Africa; Peter Lehmann of the Barossa, Australia; and high altitude vineyard specialists Colomé and Amalaya from Argentina. Visit Hess Family Estates on the web at www.hess-family.com and The Hess Collection at www.hesscollection.com.

Region: Northeast, USA
Job Function: Sales/Marketing

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