March 27, 2020—Benicia, CA— Tonnellerie O & Creative Oak are pleased to announce that Ryan Render has joined the company as the Area Sales Director covering the Central Coast, South Coast, and Oregon. Render joins Tonnellerie O with 18 years of experience selling wine barrels throughout California and the Northwest. Most recently Render was the Director of Sales North America at Tonnellerie Cadus. In addition to barrel sales Render is an accomplished winemaker having created and launched his own 1000 case wine brand, Rendarrio, from 2003 to 2019. Render will report directly to Josh Trowbridge, Vice President and General Manager, Tonnellerie O & Creative Oak.
“We are excited to have Ryan join our young and energetic team of sales professionals,” said Trowbridge. “I feel like the GM of a sports team who was just able to sign the top free agent available during the signing period. Obviously we have big expectations for Ryan and look forward to having him be a part of our team for years to come.”
About Cork Supply, Tonnellerie O & Creative Oak
Since its founding in 1981 by Jochen Michalski, Cork Supply has been redefining quality through innovation, superior service, and expertise. Cork Supply is an ISO-certified producer of premium closure products for the global wine industry, including natural corks, VINC, CS and Cuvée technical corks and Talis bartops. Cork Supply also serves as distributor for products from Nomacorc, Guala Closures, Sparflex, Rivercap and Herti. In addition, the HARV81 Group offers labels from the award-winning Studio Labels, as well as traditional handcrafted, custom-finished French and American oak barrels and Creative Oak alternatives from their state-of-the-art cooperage, Tonnellerie Ô. The group operates their own production facilities in all corners of the globe, including Europe, Australia, South Africa, Argentina, China, and the United States, providing services to wineries in more than thirty countries. See more at: www.corksupply.com and www.harv81.com