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Miller Family Wine Company Welcomes Jill Jenkins as Manager, Central Region


July 1st – Santa Maria, CA – Miller Family Wine Company, a division of the industry-leading Thornhill Companies, is pleased to welcome Jill Jenkins as Manager, South Central Region.

Jenkins joins Miller Family Wine Company after working as the Area Sales Manager for Wente Family Estates, where she established key incentives and market strategies to successfully expand revenue across key on/off-premise accounts in Arizona and Colorado – even during the height of pandemic. In 2019, Jenkins increased Wente portfolio sales by over 20% in Arizona, highlighted by noteworthy performance in the on-premise channel, where sales more than doubled.  A highly motivated sales professional, Jenkins has been recognized for her dynamic sales proficiency and profitability throughout her career, having been named Salesperson of the Year 2017 while working for Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, where she was honored with the highest 2017 quota attainment for all on-premise, as well as winning a Jacademy Award 2 consecutive years in a row while working for Alliance Beverage Distributing, where she increased total territory sales +85% within a 12-month period.

As Manager, South Central Region for Miller Family Wine Company, Jenkins will manage key on- and off-premise accounts in several states, including such key markets as Texas and Arizona. “I’m very excited to welcome Jill to our team,” says National Sales Manager Crystal McIntyre. “Jill is a driven and experienced sales professional with a proven track record of success, and we have no doubts she will be a strong asset to our sales team, contributing to the overall growth and success of our company.”

Miller Family Wine Company

Miller Family Wine Company is a division of the Thornhill Companies – the industry-leading umbrella company of one of California’s premier winegrowing families, the Miller Family, who have been farming California’s Central Coast for five generations. Miller Family Wine Company includes the prestigious Bien Nacido Estates and acclaimed national branded wine labels such as Butternut, optik, J. Wilkes, Ballard Lane, Smashberry, Barrel Burner, and Volunteer wines, in addition to control label brands for prominent retailers across the U.S. and the French Camp vineyard in Paso Robles. For more information on Miller Family Wine Company, please visit www.millerfamilywinecompany.com.

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