Napa Winery Makes Key Hire of Veteran Luxury Wine Sales Expert
(Napa, Calif.)— August 1, 2019—Ray Signorello, proprietor of Signorello Estate, today announced that he has named Nora DiMinno as Director of National and International Sales. In this newly created position, DiMinno will oversee all domestic and international sales for Signorello Estate, as well as other brands from the Wines of Ray Signorello portfolio: Fuse, Edge, Trim. She will also directly oversee the Western Region of the United States for all four brands.
In her 19-year career, DiMinno has worked for some of the most respected companies in the beverage industry, while representing many highly lauded and sought-after portfolios from around the world. Having managed both Eastern and Western Regions of the U.S., she has built long-standing relationships with wholesale partners and top buyers in each market.
Most recently, DiMinno joins Signorello Estate from Winebow where she was the West Regional Sales Manager for the MundoVino Imports division. She has also held Regional Sales Manager positions in New York for Paul Hobbs Wines and Robert Kacher; additionally, she has worked for Henriot Inc. and Constellation Wines US and The Gallo Wine Company.
DiMinno holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from University of California, Los Angeles and will be based in Venice, CA.
Proprietor Ray Signorello commented: “we are extremely pleased to have Nora head up our domestic and international sales. Her deep experience working with luxury wine brands will be a great asset to Signorello Estate and entire portfolio.”
ABOUT SIGNORELLO ESTATE
Signorello Estate is a leading Napa Valley producer of Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. Co-founded in 1977 by the father-son duo of Ray Sr. and Ray Jr., Signorello Estate stands for French style wines with finesse created from 100% estate grown Napa Valley fruit.
2019 brings a new era of viticulture and winemaking for Signorello Estate; together, Priyanka French, winemaker, Celia Welch, consulting director of winemaking and Steve Matthiasson, viticulturalist comprise the new dynamic and talented team.
The winery is currently being completely rebuilt by Taylor Lombardo Architects after it was destroyed in the October 2017 wildfires, however Estate Experiences in the property’s interim tasting space are available Thursday-Monday at 10am, 1pm and 3:30pm and feature five wines paired with small bites. Additionally, throughout the summer and fall, new Al Fresco Estate Experiences will be offered also at 10am, 1pm and 3:30pm and Golden Hour Tastings will be held just before sunset. All tastings are available by-prior-appointment-only. The Estate is located at 4500 Silverado Trail. For more information or to make reservations, please contact the winery at 707.255.5990 or visit www.signorelloestate.com.