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Signorello Estate Hires Jill McDowell as National Sales Manager

Posted on November 03, 2019

(Napa, Calif.)—Signorello Estate, founded in 1977 by father-son duo Ray Signorello, Sr. and Ray Signorello, Jr., announced the appointment of Jill McDowell as National Sales, South. In her new role, McDowell will be based in Orlando, Florida and is responsible for the on and off premises sales for Signorello Estate, as well as Edge and Trim, for the Southeast United States.

McDowell joins Signorello Estate from Bronco Wine Company where she represented 200+ brands through the wholesale management of RNDC, SGWS and Opici in Florida. She also has worked for SGWS selling the Diageo & Moet Hennessy portfolios, including luxury brands such as Dom Perignon and Veuve Clicquot, as well as for Premier Beverage where she focused on the portfolios from Gallo, Kendall Jackson and Brown Forman. McDowell is a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas and has her Level 2 certification through the Wine & Spirits Education Trust. She holds a BA in Business Administration from the University of Florida.

Signorello Estate is a leading Napa Valley producer of Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. Co-founded in 1977 by the father-son duo of Ray Sr. and Ray Jr., Signorello Estate stands for French style wines with finesse created from 100% estate grown Napa Valley fruit. 2019 brings a new era of viticulture and winemaking for Signorello Estate; together, Priyanka French, winemaker, Celia Welch, consulting director of winemaking and Steve Matthiasson, viticulturalist comprise the dynamic and talented team. For more information, please contact the winery at 707.255.5990 or visit

Region: Napa & Sonoma
Job Function: Sales/Marketing

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