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Cline Family Cellars Appoints Nancy Minasola as Midwest Regional Sales Manager

Posted on April 19, 2016

SONOMA, CA, April 19, 2016 - Cline Family Cellars, one of California’s premier family-owned wineries, announces the appointment of Nancy Minasola to the role of Midwest Regional Sales Manager.

Reporting directly to Vice President, National Sales Manager Keith Morris, Minasola will be initially be responsible for wholesale sales and distributor relationships in Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota, actively calling on key accounts and managing the day to day business with our distributor partners. She will represent an exceptional portfolio of brands, from the award winning wines of Cline, to Cashmere, Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, and Cline’s new Italian portfolio including Casadei, Olianas and the Tre Bicchieri award-winning Castello Del Trebbio.

In making the announcement, Morris said, “We are pleased to have such an experienced sales manager as Nancy come onboard to insure the future success with our Midwest distributor and retail partners. I am confident her depth of knowledge in fine wine sales and distribution will be instrumental in continuing our increased presence in the region.”

Minasola comes to Cline Family Cellars with over 25 years of sales experience. She began her wine sales career with Chicago-based Continental Distributing as a wine sales representative and quickly developed into a district management role. She then transitioned to the supplier side working for Sutter Home Winery and later with Brown-Forman and Terlato International. Most recently Minasola was a Marketing Manager for Pernod Ricard USA. She is based in Chicago, IL.

About Cline Family Cellars

Established in 1982, Cline Family Cellars is a Sonoma, California based winery that produces awarding-winning Rhône-style wines and Zinfandels, as well as classic Sonoma County varietals including Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Merlot. The primary grape source for the wines are estate vineyards owned by Fred and Nancy Cline. With diverse viticulture holdings in areas such as Carneros-Sonoma, Sonoma Coast and Oakley-Contra Costa County, Cline Family Cellars' varietals are planted in prime locations and vinted by a winemaking team with years of experience and an unerring instinct to the art of crushing, blending and aging wine. The results are wines of great depth, power and intensity of flavor. To learn more please visit

Region: The Plains, USA
Job Function: Sales/Marketing

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