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Adelsheim Vineyard Hires Jenelle Madera as Southeast Regional Sales Manager

Posted on April 13, 2017

Newberg, Oregon (April 10, 2017) – Adelsheim Vineyard announces today that Jenelle Madera has joined its Distribution Sales Team as Southeast Regional Sales Manager. Madera brings more than 10 years of experience in wine distribution, both representing wineries and distribution companies. She comes to Adelsheim from Breakthru Beverage, the winery’s Florida distribution partner.

“Jenelle and I have been crossing paths in the market for more than five years. I’ve experienced her professionalism, wealth of wine knowledge, and commitment to clients time and again. She is a great fit for our brand and we couldn’t be more delighted to welcome her to our team.” says Steve Lawrence, Adelsheim Director of National Sales.

Madera is Level 3 WSET certified and has successfully passed the Introductory Level of Court of Master Sommelier with plans for certification later this year. She holds a degree in psychology from Barry University.

Her primary responsibility at Adelsheim Vineyard will be to lead our distribution sales efforts in the Southeastern and East Coast states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

Madera will be based near Naples, Florida, allowing Adelsheim greater proximity to and focus on the states close to her home base.

About Adelsheim Vineyard

Adelsheim Vineyard was founded in 1971 and is one of Oregon’s pioneering wineries. We are still locally owned by David Adelsheim, Ginny Adelsheim, and Jack and Lynn Loacker. We believe in staying true to place and honoring the natural characteristics of our land. We know that raising the bar with every growing season requires tireless attention to detail. We are industry leaders who aim to change the world’s view about the production of exceptional wines in Oregon. We champion the collaborative and pioneering spirit of Oregon’s Willamette Valley. We open our doors 360 days per year to wine lovers seeking a uniquely Oregon experience. Visit for more information.

Region: Southeast, USA
Job Function: Sales/Marketing

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