WOODLAND HILLS, CALIFORNIA (March 13, 2015) – Guarachi Wine Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Ray Stoughton to the position of Vice President of National Sales.
Stoughton joins Guarachi Wine Partners after working over 25 years in the wine business in key leadership positions. After beginning his career at E&J Gallo Winery in 1988, Stoughton has held critical roles such as Vice President of National Sales for Treasury Wine Estates and, more recently, Vice President of Sales for International Distillers.
In this new role, Stoughton will lead Guarachi Wine Partners’ national sales team and oversee the strategic implementation of the company’s annual sales plan across the entire national distributor network.
Stoughton holds an Executive MBA from Loyola University of Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and a B.A. in Urban Studies from Roanoke College. Additionally, Stoughton was the captain and an All-American lacrosse player for Roanoke College.
ABOUT GUARACHI WINE PARTNERS
Founded by Chilean wine visionary Alex Guarachi in 1985, Guarachi Wine Partners celebrates 30 years of enduring connections with supplier, distributor and retail partners. Guarachi Wine Partners pioneered Chilean and Argentine wines in the US and today is a leading global importer, marketer and innovator of fine wines. Guarachi Wine Partners’ portfolio consists of Black Ink, Bodega Norton, Castillo de Monseran, Guarachi Family Wines, Kaiken, Lea, Montes, Nobilissima, Pascual Toso, Santa Ema, tenshən, and Tensley Wines.