LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (March 2017) – Guarachi Wine Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Allen Taute to the position of Chief Financial Officer.
Taute joins Guarachi Wine Partners with years of financial experience, including senior level positions at Jim Beam Brands and Heineken USA.
In his new role, Taute will draw on his extensive financial background and beverage industry experience to maximize Guarachi Wine Partners’ financial and operational dealings with long-time winery and distributor partners.
“We look forward to the executive leadership that Allen brings to our team at Guarachi Wine Partners. We believe that he is the right fit for managing our financial future as a growing importer, marketer and innovator of fine wines,” said President & CEO, Alex Guarachi.
Taute’s hire follows a string of top talent promotions by the company, including the appointment of Patrick Gueterman to Vice President of National Sales, Dan O’Leary to Vice President of National Accounts Retail and Marilyn Vogel to Vice President of National Accounts On-Premise.
Taute holds an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He currently lives in Southern California.
ABOUT GUARACHI WINE PARTNERS
Founded by Chilean wine visionary Alex Guarachi in 1985, Guarachi Wine Partners celebrates 32 years of enduring connections with supplier, distributor and retail partners. Guarachi Wine Partners pioneered Chilean and Argentine wines in the U.S. 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, Fleur, Guarachi Family Wines, Kaiken, King Malbec, La Domitienne, Lea, Montes, Nobilissima, Riccitelli, Santa Ema, Surf Swim, tenshən and Tensley Wines.