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august 2017  /  the tasting panel  /  59 "Congratulations to SGWS Texas for earning the first RISE Award from Wente Family Estates," says Jennifer Price, Sales Director, Southwest and Great Plains, Wente Family Estates. "Sincere thanks to the entire team led by Matt Metz, Jody Turnbow, Jeff Pardue, James Campbell, Brooke Anderson, Jamey Bellan, Bill Sample and Marc Hyder. The team grew the overall portfolio while driving double-digit growth on our top three brand priorities: Wente Vineyards Estate Grown, Wente Vineyards Single Vineyard and Murrieta's Well." James Campbell, VP Pinnacle Wines and Spirits, SGWS; Jennifer Price, Sales Director, Southwest and Great Plains, Wente Family Estates; Jeff Pardue, Director of Texas Chains, SGWS; Matt Metz, EVP and GM, Sales and Marketing, SGWS; Brooke Anderson, Portfolio Manager, SGWS; Bill Sample, Director of On Premise Wine, SGWS; Marc Hyder, VP Paramount, SGWS and Jamey Bellan, VP Premier On Premise, SGWS. Tom Boyle, Senior VP and GM of Sales, Arizona, SGWS; Paul Ratner, VP and GM, Chain Division, SGWS; Michael Jahn, EVP and GM of Arizona and New Mexico, SGWS; Liz Renteria, General Sales Manager, Elite Division, SGWS; Mike McGuigan, GM, In-House Telemarketing Sales, SGWS; Craig Goosen, Brand Manager, SGWS; Walter Jahn, Brand Manager, SGWS; Crystal McIntyre, VP Sales, West Division, Wente Family Estates and Michael Provencio, Regional Sales Manager, Mountain Region, Wente Family Estates. Central Region RISE Award Winner: Texas recognizing Matt Metz and team West Region RISE Award Winner: Arizona recognizing Michael Jahn and team "Michael Jahn and the SGWS team in Arizona have delivered amazing results both in 2016 and into 2017, with double-digit growth for the Wente Family Estates brands," says Crystal McIntyre, Wente VP of Sales, West Division. The growth has been both on- and off- premise, supported by new distribution and increased velocity and focus in existing accounts." PHOTO: JASON KINDIG PHOTO: SHELBY MOORE

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