Winebusiness.com - Homepage for the Wine Industry

Kristi Devine appointed Director of Hospitality and Sales at Pritchard Hill's BRAND winery.

Posted on May 23, 2019

Napa Valley, Calif.—BRAND Napa Valley (http://www.brandnapavalley.com), the Pritchard Hill winery known for its Cabernet Sauvignon, Proprietary Blend and Brio wines, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kristi Devine as Director of Hospitality and Sales, effective immediately. Devine comes to BRAND with impressive hospitality and DTC sales management experience from notable companies including Covert and Fantesca. With ten years of experience in the wine industry, her leadership roles include serving on the Coombsville Vintners and Growers board and work with the Children of the Vineyard Scholarship Foundation in Sonoma County.

BRAND Winery was recently acquired by Jim Bean and Christine O’Sullivan. “This is an exciting time for BRAND and we are thrilled to add Kristi Devine to our team”, states O’Sullivan. Adds Bean, “Kristi’s professionalism, skills and tremendous ability will help us take BRAND to the next level. We are excited about providing our customers with this consummate care and attention.”

About BRAND Napa Valley:

Founded in 2009, this 100-acre property on Pritchard Hill has 15 acres planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot at elevations ranging from 1200-1400 feet. The winery was designed by Architect Juancarlos Fernandez of Signum Architecture, whose environmentally sensitive designs have garnered great acclaim. Director of Winemaking, Philippe Melka, has been involved in BRAND from its inception. Winemaker Matt Johnson works closely with Philippe to create wines that express the distinctive beauty of this estate. The winery was acquired by grape growers Jim Bean and Christine O’Sullivan in 2019. This multi-talented and dynamic hands-on husband and wife team is committed to a long-term vision of excellence for their wine estate.

Region: Napa & Sonoma
Job Function: Sales/Marketing, Direct to Consumer

Copyright© 1994-2019 by Wine Communications Group. All Rights Reserved. Copyright protection extends to all written material, graphics, backgrounds and layouts. None of this material may be reproduced for any reason without written permission of the Publisher. Wine Business Insider, Wine Business Monthly, Grower & Cellar News and Wine Market News are all trademarks of Wine Communications Group and will be protected to the fullest extent of the law.