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V2 Wine Group Appoints New Sales Person in the Northwest and Expands Territories for Several Management Positions

Posted on June 20, 2017

SONOMA, California, June 20, 2017 – V2 Wine Group of Sonoma, California is very pleased to announce the hiring of an experienced Regional Manager for the Northwest and four strategic territory modifications.

Ann von Moritz recently came to V2 Wine Group as Northwest Region Manager. A native of the Northwest, von Moritz has great knowledge of the wine industry, working at all levels. She started in sales with Young’s Market Company, was a Sales Manager and Assistant Winemaker at Wilridge Winery, and Wine Buyer at Downtown Wine & Spirits in Seattle. For the last three years von Moritz has managed multiple states for Domaine Select. She will be responsible for managing sales of V2 Wine Groups portfolio in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

There have also been some regional changes within the current V2 organization.

Rosaline Hansen will be adding Connecticut to her territory. Hansen is familiar with the Connecticut market and combined with her great success in New England this is the right transition of responsibility for the V2 collection.

Frank Markovich will be adding South Carolina into his region. Markovich joined V2 six months ago and has shown excellent results in Florida. With his previous experience with Grgich Hills, Markovich had called on over ten markets and is prepared for this addition.

Alex Wright will be adding New Mexico into his territory. Wright, who joined V2 in early 2016 has managed Colorado and Arizona with steady growth results throughout the V2 portfolio. In his prior positon before joining V2, Wright managed eight states throughout the Central U.S.

Westley Wallinger will be adding Mississippi to his territory. Wallinger is currently the Sales Operations Manager/ Evolving Market Manager for North Dakota, Montana, South Dakota, and West Virginia.

“I am very happy to have Ann join our company. She is a true professional with great wine and market experience. I am also pleased to see our sales organization evolve as we grow our business and add new brands,” stated Scott Ericson, Senior Vice President National Sales Manager for V2 Wine Group.

V2 Wine Group is a wine producer and provides sales and marketing services to a limited group of family owned wineries. With a wine portfolio that includes Bouchaine Vineyards, Coeur Clementine, Dobbes Family Estate, Donati Family Vineyard, Dry Creek Vineyard, La Follette Wines, Lucinda & Millie Wines, Merryvale Family of Wines, Morandé, Quivira Vineyards, Starmont Winery, Steelhead Vineyards, Toad Hollow Vineyards, Torbreck Vintners, Vindicated Wines, and Wine By Joe, V2 is dedicated to building strong, innovative wine brands in the North American marketplace. Founded in 2010 by Dan and Katy Leese, V2 Wine Group is a partnership between the Leese’s and Delicato Family Vineyards.

Region: Northwest, USA
Job Function: Sales/Marketing

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