Lower Lake, CA (March 23, 2020) – Shannon Ridge Family of Wines has announced the hiring of Rhonda Weinbach in the newly created position of Director of Retail Chains, effective immediately. In her new position Weinbach will be responsible for key retail chain accounts nationwide and will be the liaison between Shannon Ridge Family of Wines and their extensive national distributor network.
“I’m ecstatic to announce we’ve hired industry veteran Rhonda Weinbach as our first ever Director of Retail Chains here at Shannon Ridge Family of Wines,” said Brian Altomari, National Sales Manager. “Rhonda comes to us with over two decades of experience working for well-respected industry powerhouses E&J Gallo and Diageo. We are beyond excited that she will be helping to take our company to the next level!”
Shannon Ridge Family of Wines grew +29% last year and surpassed 250,000 cases for the first time ever, so owners Clay and Angie Shannon realized now is the time to make this very important investment.
“I am thrilled to join the Shannon Ridge family,” stated Weinbach. “The opportunity to be a member of Shannon Ridge Family of Wines, a family-owned, sustainably farmed company that produces quality, award winning wines is definitely a career trifecta.”
Weinbach attended The University of Houston and attained a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management, with a minor in German Language. She also spent two years at The University of Maryland, McGraw Kaserne Kampus, in Munich, Germany. Weinbach will be based in Austin, Texas and may be reached at [email protected]