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Daniel C. O'Leary Named Vice President and General Manager at Adler Fels Winery

Posted on December 11, 2009

Adler Fels Winery, one of the industry’s leading private and control label wine producers, has announced the appointment of Daniel C. O’Leary as Vice President and General Manager. In his new role, O’Leary will oversee the more than 100 brands produced by Adler Fels each year, including the winery’s proprietary Adler Fels, Big Ass, Leaping Lizard and Coyote Creek labels.

A 20-year veteran of the wine and spirits industry, with expertise in both retail brand building and sales management, O’Leary previously served as Adler Fels’ National Director of Retail Development. As such, he took a lead role in opening up new distribution for Adler Fels’ private and control brands; an effort that contributed to the winery’s steady growth over the past year. “I feel very fortunate to be part of such a great company and to be given the opportunity to manage such a talented and experienced team” explains O’Leary.

Prior to joining Adler Fels, O’Leary was Business Development Manager for The Wine Group. A graduate of San JoseStateUniversity, with an MBA from St. Mary’s College, O’Leary has held key management positions at Golden State Vintners and Seagram Beverage Company.

About Adler Fels
Founded in 1979, SonomaValley’s Adler Fels Winery gained early acclaim for its award-winning Gewürztraminer and Sauvignon Blanc. Over the years, Adler Fels expanded its sourcing to include ultra-premium varietals from NapaValley and other premier California appellations. Owned by Adams Wine Group since 2004, the winery produces four core brands including the flagship Adler Fels Wines, Big Ass, Leaping Lizard, and Coyote Creek as well as more than 100 private and control label brands produced for national retail, restaurant and hospitality customers. The Adler Fels family of wines is distributed nationally to grocery chains, wine shops and restaurants and directly to consumers via the winery website at www.adlerfels.com. Adler Fels Winery,
980-B Airway Court, Santa Rosa, CA95403. Winery Contact: Dana Fehler, Adler Fels Winery, 707-569-1493 x237, danaf@adlerfels.com
 

Job Function: President/Owner/GM

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