Patton Valley Vineyard, a producer of estate-grown, hand-crafted Pinot noir, announces the appointment of Danielle Ball as Director of Sales. Danielle will be responsible for the winery’s sales activities, including direct sales and the distributor network, and will manage tasting room operations.
Danielle brings a wealth of experience to Patton Valley, having previously served as a sales representative and account manager for the Henry Wine Group, Northwest Regional Manager for Thomas Kemper Soda, and a sales associate for Anne Amie Vineyards in Carlton, Oregon. Danielle will assume responsibility for all sales from Jennifer Kilfoil, who is currently on maternity leave. Jennifer will oversee marketing and customer service operations at the winery when she returns to work.
“We are very excited to have Danielle on board at Patton Valley,” said managing member Monte Pitt. “Her extensive experience in selling wine and her knowledge of Oregon Pinot noir will be a great asset to our team. With Danielle heading the sales effort and Jennifer managing marketing and customer service, we will have significantly enhanced our ability to grow our business and to serve our customers.”
About Patton Valley Vineyard
A producer of estate-grown, hand-crafted Pinot noir, Patton Valley Vineyard is located in Gaston, Oregon in the northern Willamette Valley wine region. The winery’s Pinot noir grapes are sourced from its 24-acre LIVE-certified (Low Input Viticulture & Enology) vineyard. Patton Valley Vineyard is committed to sustainable vineyard management and is an industry leader in the movement to replace corks – widely acknowledged for their shortcomings – with screw caps. For more information, please visit www.pattonvalley.com.
The winery and tasting room are located at 9449 SW Old Highway 47 in Gaston, OR and open for tasting Thursday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For event updates, follow us on Facebook at Patton Valley Vineyard and on Twitter @Pattonvalley.