Celebrated Sommelier for SPC Group to Promote Gary Farrell Wines
Healdsburg, California, USA (April 12, 2021) – Gary Farrell Winery is pleased to announce that renowned sommelier Mr. Jungmin An has been appointed as the winery’s Brand Ambassador for Korea. Mr. Jungmin An is the Chief Sommelier for the SPC Group, Gary Farrell Winery’s importer for the Republic of Korea.
Mr. Jungmin An is an experienced and highly-regarded sommelier in Korea, and he was recently award “2020 Korea Best Sommelier Competition Best of Best.” As Ambassador, Mr. An will share Gary Farrell’s story and wines with Korean trade, media and consumers through seminars, tastings and classes.
Gary Farrell Winery specializes in limited-production Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from California’s Russian River Valley. Outside the U.S., the wines are only available in select international markets.
About Gary Farrell Winery
Gary Farrell Winery was founded in 1982 by Gary Farrell, who was a pioneer in the Russian River Valley wine region. For more than 30 years, Gary Farrell Winery has crafted small-lot artisan wines that capture the balance and stylistic elegance of some of the finest vineyard sites in the region. Farrell sold the winery in 2004, and today the winery is owned by Bill Price, the managing partner of Kistler Vineyard and owner of Three Sticks and The Adobe, Lutum and the famed Durell and Gap’s Crown vineyards; and a group of investors including Pete Scott, the former CFO of Beringer Wine Estates; and Walt Klenz; former president and CEO of Beringer Wine Estates. Winemaker Theresa Heredia is nurturing Gary Farrell’s legacy of producing small lots of Burgundian-styled, varietally expressive and regionally distinctive Russian River Valley Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Additional information on the winery is available at www.garyfarrellwinery.com.
About SPC Group
SPC Group is a large South Korean conglomerate, producing food and confectionery products and headquartered in Seoul. SPC Group is one of the oldest brands in the confectionery and bakery industry in Korea. www.spc.co.kr