Napa, California, March 4, 2020 – Gary’s Wine and Marketplace, an established industry leader in the fine wine and spirits business is proud to announce the appointment of industry veteran Chris Poulos as the retailer’s new Beverage Purchasing and Sales Manager of its St. Helena store, which opened just last fall. Poulos’s appointment was made by the owner, Gary Fisch.
Fisch said, “We are very happy to welcome Chris on board, taking a lead in our beverage department, and are excited to launch a host of new offers under Chris’s direction, including custom consumer tastings in our Napa store.”
Poulos has sat behind every side of the table, counter and tasting bar in the wine trade. His years of experience include traveling the wine roads of Europe and South America with North Berkeley Imports and Vinum Importing & Distributing, working harvests and hosting visitors at Oregon’s Soter Vineyards, plus extensive marketing and buying roles in the Napa Valley with Bounty Hunter Rare Wine & Spirits and Company Fine Wine. With over twenty years of immersion in luxury wine sales, Poulos is uniquely positioned for the challenge of growing Gary’s Wine & Marketplace’s business in the Napa Valley.
About Gary’s Wine & Marketplace
Gary’s Wine & Marketplace (www.garyswine.com) began as a small wine shop in Madison, New Jersey in 1987 and has since grown to be one of the largest fine wine businesses in the New York metropolitan area, with four stores in Northern New Jersey, a new location in St. Helena, California, and a thriving e-commerce business. Commitment to friendly, attentive service by knowledgeable employees and a myriad of wine and food events for the public set Gary’s apart from other wine stores.