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TOR Napa Valley Appoints Kevin Hinchman as Client Hospitality Director


Leading Family-Owned and Operated Luxury Napa Valley Winery Celebrating 20th Anniversary

Names Industry Veteran to Key Direct-to-Consumer and Wholesale Sales Position

(St. Helena, Calif.—July 7, 2021) – TOR Napa Valley, founded in 2001 by Napa icon Tor Kenward and his wife Susan, today announces the appointment of Kevin Hinchman as Client Hospitality Director, reporting to Chief Operating Officer Richard Hall. In his new role, Hinchman will support Hall in TOR’s DTC and wholesale sales efforts.

Most recently, Hinchman served as Director of National Sales for Lede Family Wines representing Poetry, Cliff Lede and FEL Wines. Previously, he was Eastern U.S. Sales Manager for Patz & Hall, a partner at Vinological Agents and Illinois Market Manager for Henriot, Inc. Hinchman holds a Bachelor of Arts in German Language and Art History from Western Michigan University.


Tor Kenward is a winemaking icon, having spent the last 44 years on the front lines as a Napa Valley vintner.  In 2001 he and his wife Susan founded TOR Napa Valley to focus on small production, single-vineyard wines from esteemed vineyard sites including; Beckstoffer To Kalon, Dr. Crane, Vine Hill Ranch, Melanson, Tierra Roja, and Hyde. TOR also produces three “magical” cuvées;  Black Magic, Pure Magic Beckstoffer To Kalon and Pure Magic Vine Hill Ranch, which collected seven 100-point scores for the 2018 vintage



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