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Matt Wood Joins Elizabeth Spencer Winery in Rutherford, California

Posted on April 19, 2017

Elizabeth Pressler and Spencer Graham, founders and proprietors of Elizabeth Spencer Winery in Rutherford, Napa Valley are very pleased to announce that Matt Wood has joined their company as General Manager.

Matt joins Elizabeth Spencer Winery at an exciting time in the history of Elizabeth Spencer. With new investment in the Direct to Consumer channels, the winery is poised to develop quickly over the next five years. Matt brings a wealth of experience from his time managing the DTC business of Constellation Brands, Foley Family Wines and finally as Estate Director with responsibility for the general management of Domaine Chandon and Newton Vineyards for French Luxury Group LVMH.

Matt was born and raised in the United Kingdom. He attended Leeds University where he received a Bachelor of Laws. He and his wife live in Napa.

Elizabeth and Spencer share a belief that wine should be delicious, inviting and representative of its place of origin. Balanced, elegant and approachable, their wines are made from grapes grown in premiere vineyards in Northern California’s finest wine regions, focusing on Napa Valley, Sonoma Coast and Mendocino. Exceptional grapes are acquired from the same select growers each year to assure a sustainable continuity of high quality. Strong, ongoing relationships based on a mutual high regard and respect have been forged with these grape growers who farm to shared exacting standards. Grapes are vinified in small lots, using traditional hands-on methods. To ensure the greatest purity of flavor.

Elizabeth Spencer Winery was established in 1998.

Region: Napa & Sonoma
Job Function: President/Owner/GM

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