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Quintessential Wines Appoints Marie Silberstein as Pacific Northwest Sales Manager


Date: 03/19/12

Quintessential Wines, the import, marketing and sales company representing top-quality family-owned wineries from around the world, has announced the appointment of a new sales person to handle the Pacific Northwest (Oregon and Washington State).

Marie Silberstein joins Quintessential after 12 years experience on the wholesale side of the wine industry. She started with Olinger Distributing Company in Indianapolis in 1999 as a territory manager for their wine and spirits portfolio, moving to the company’s fine wine division, In Vie, in 2005. Still in Indianapolis, Marie joined Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) in 2009, where she rose to Field Marketing Manager in the Alpha Division, leaving that position to move to the Pacific Northwest for Quintessential, where she reports to Jill Stacey, Regional Manager.

 A graduate of Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin, Marie holds a BS in Economics and Business Management and became a Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) through courses with Society of Wine Educators. She is engaged and currently resides in Seattle, Washington.

Quintessential boast a top-notch roster of producers for which they are the exclusive importer and/or marketing and sales company in the US. This list includes Henry’s Drive/Pillar Box, Shrivington, Paringa and 3 Rings from Australia; Bodega Valentin Bianchi and Cayu from Argentina; South Africa’s Simonsig Family Wines; the Chilean wines of Matetic, Koyle and Terrapura; Attilio Ghisolfi, Paolo Manzone, Azienda Vinicola Paternoster, Luca Bosio, Ascevi Luwa, Tenuta di Vignole, Casalnova, Cornicelli and Vino dei Fratelli from Italy; Spain’s Bodegas Muriel, Bodegas Valoria, Vina Eguia, Marquis de Elciego, Real Compania de Vino, Bodegas Navarro Lopez and

Bodegas y Vinedos Garcia Figuero; the Portuguese wines of Quinta do Vallado; the French wines of Cachette, Esprit du Rhone and Gustave Lorentz; Germany’s Villa Huesgen and Redbreast, the Karolyi Estate wines from Hungary; Eponymous (from California’s Napa and Sonoma Valleys), and the Two Angels and Angel’s Secret wines from High Valley, Lake County, Sonoma Valley and California’s Central Coast.

For more information, contact Quintessential at (707) 226-8300 or www.quintessentialwines.com.

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