March 12, 2018, Napa, CA – Bouchaine Vineyards has engaged Brian Allard to administer all Direct-to-Consumer operations, effective immediately.
Brian has operated his own direct-to-consumer consulting service, has served as tasting room management at V. Sattui Winery, and as General Manager at Bistro Jeanty. He was the co-founder of Brian Allard Design in St. Helena, Carmel-by-the-Sea, and Stratton, Vermont, and was co-founder of “Freckles–helping children,” a non-profit partially funded by his company’s winery fashion show events. His career spans 25 years of sales, small business management, and wholesale distribution. Brian holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College and an Executive Wine MBA from Sonoma State University.
“We are thrilled to welcome Brian to Bouchaine, he brings not only an incredible depth of experience but also a plethora of engaging and fun ideas for guest experiences,” said winemaker and general manager Chris Kajani.
Allard noted, “It’s so dynamic to represent a wine connected to such a quiet, secluded part of the Napa Valley. I cannot wait to share Bouchaine’s vineyard and San Francisco Bay views with our guests.”
Family-owned Bouchaine Vineyards is located at 1075 Buchli Station Road, Napa, CA 94559. The winery is open daily for tasting and tours. Reservations are required for groups of six or more guests. More information is available at www.bouchaine.com or by calling (800) 654-WINE or (707) 252-9065.
About Bouchaine Vineyards
Bouchaine Vineyards is the oldest continuously operating winery in the Carneros District. Begun in the late 1880s, Gerret and Tatiana Copeland have been the proprietors since 1981. Meticulous sustainable farming techniques and the estate terroir allow for crafting award-winning Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. Bouchaine continually endeavors to create the perfect bottle of wine embodying the excellence of Burgundy, the exuberance of California and the terroir of Carneros.