TUALATIN, OR – May 9, 2018 – Union Wine Company owner Ryan Harms is proud to announce three additions to the company’s sales team. The Oregon winery has named Adam Coremin as Vice President of Sales, and Shannon McGill and Brian Altomari as Northeast Regional Manager and Midwest Regional Manager respectively.
“Adam’s leadership and experience equips our sales team with the tools it needs to meet aggressive new sales goals, improve support for our distributor partners and increase availability for our customers” said Harms. “The additions of Shannon and Brian will further strengthen our sales team and help us accomplish these objectives with their incredible industry knowledge and acumen. We are very excited to see the direction in which our sales team is growing.”
As Vice President of Sales, Adam Coremin is dedicated to developing long-term partnerships and bridging innovation and strategic development. In his most recent role as Senior Vice President at Precept Wine, Coremin helped take the company from a Top 30 to a Top 15 US wine company. During his time at Michael David Winery, Coremin had first-hand experience building a brand using guerilla tactics. Coremin received a Master of Business Administration from Wake Forest University and is a Subject Matter Expert for Tasting Panel Magazine, Sommelier Journal and Wine Crush Radio. He is also a Certified Specialist of Wine for the Society of Wine Educators and holds a Sommelier Diploma from the International Sommelier Guild.
Shannon McGill joins Union with over 16 years of experience in the wine industry. As Northeast Regional Manager, McGill will oversee sales and distributor management in the New England states. McGill most recently served as Vice President of Northeast and Midwest Sales for Evaton where she led a team of five Area Managers and launched four new brands. Throughout her career, McGill has worked with established companies including Michael David Winery, Terlato Wines International, Dendor Wine Management and Remy Cointreau. McGill holds a Master of Business Administration from University of Connecticut and is a Certified Specialist of Wine for the Society of Wine Educators.
Brian Altomari has over 11 years of sales experience in the Midwest region with organizations including J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, Treasury Wine Estates and Southern Wine and Spirits. Altomari comes from Hundred Acre Wine Group where he was the Midwest Region Sales Manager. While there, Altomari secured major placements on high-profile accounts including Smith & Wollensky, RPM Steak and Jeff Ruby’s. He also brings considerable experience in creating price, program and deal structures to maximize points of distribution and case volume.
These new hires bring Union’s regional sales managers from five to six under Coremin’s leadership. With the team now complete and a new 43,000 square foot packaging facility launching this month, Union is positioned for significant growth in 2018.
About Union Wine Company
Founded in 2005, Union Wine Company embraces the artistry of making great wine, minus all the fuss. Unwilling to sacrifice taste or value, Union’s founder and owner Ryan Harms challenges his team to balance tradition with the latest technology, crafting exceptional Oregon wines at affordable prices. Union’s three wine series, Underwood, Kings Ridge and Alchemist, all capture the spirit of Oregon in a way you can put on your table every day. For more information on Union Wine Co. visit www.unionwinecompany.com