Joey Castagnola, Sales Consultant, Napa and Central Valley, Cork Supply USA
February 22, 2017—Benicia, CA—Cork Supply USA is pleased to announce the addition of Joey Castagnola to our Closures team, where he will be covering accounts throughout Napa and the Central Valley. Joey comes to Cork Supply from Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, where he served as Chain Sales Merchandiser for brands under the Constellation umbrella. He also brings wine experience from stints as a harvest intern and viticultural technician at Caymus Vineyards. He holds a BA in History from Montana State University, where as president of the university’s Kappa Sigma Fraternity he led initiatives to promote responsible social interaction. Joey will report to Regional Sales Manager Rich McNell.
Sam Parrague, Sales Consultant, Sonoma, Cork Supply USA
Another new addition to Cork Supply USA’s California Closures team is Sam Parrague. As a Sales Consultant, Sam will be responsible for the company’s Cork and Closures customers throughout Sonoma. Sam brings sales experience from his work at Fathom, where he managed 3D printing and manufacturing for Bay Area accounts, as well as a deep knowledge of wine from a range of hospitality positions. Sam holds a BA in World History from the University of British Columbia. He will be reporting to California Regional Sales Manager Rich McNell.
Dan Suarez, Sales Consultant, Pacific Northwest, Cork Supply USA
Dan Suarez will be representing Closures and Capsules among the company’s accounts in Eastern Washington, Idaho and British Columbia—an important emerging winemaking region. Dan has most recently worked as an Account Representative for Young’s Market Company, where he distinguished himself with a record of high performance. He will be reporting directly to Regional Sales Manager Jonathan Tharp.
About Cork Supply
Since its founding in 1981 by Jochen Michalski, the Cork Supply Group has been redefining quality through innovation, superior service, and expertise. The company is an ISO-certified producer of premium closure products for the global wine industry, including natural corks, CS and Cuvée technical corks and Talis bartops. In addition, the Group offers labels from the award-winning Studio Labels, as well as traditional handcrafted, custom-finished French and American oak barrels and Creative Oak alternatives from their state-of-the-art cooperage, Tonnellerie Ô. The Group serves as distributor for products from Nomacorc, Guala Closures, Sparflex and Rivercap, and operates their own production facilities in all corners of the globe, including Europe, Australia, South Africa, Argentina, China, and the United States, providing services to wineries in more than thirty countries. See more at: www.corksupply.com