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Teliani Valley Adds Gary Griggs as Vice President of Sales USA 


Appointment aims to drive growth of the brand in U.S. market 

Tbilisi, Georgia – (February 15, 2023) – Teliani Valley, a leading Georgian fine wine group based in Tbilisi, is pleased to announce the addition of Gary Griggs to its United States sales operations. Gary will be responsible for leading the sales team and managing relationships with distributors.  

“We are delighted to announce the appointment of Gary Griggs to the position of VP of Sales USA,” says Irakli Bokuchava commercial director at Teliani Valley. “His experience in the U.S. market is valuable for growing the brand and his appointment was the essential next step toward our goal of building a strong consumer base.” 

Prior to joining Teliani Valley, Gary was the Director of Sales for Iris Vineyards in Oregon. He brings more than 30 years of experience encompassing a wide range of sales and distribution positions from retail store manager to wholesale sales manager to winery regional sales manager.  He has also led a national import company and started his own import company.  

“I’m honored to be a part of the Teliani Valley team and to introduce a still unknown wine region to the U.S. marketplace and help to elevate Teliani Valley as the preeminent Georgian wine brand in the US,” said Gary. “I look forward to sharing the history of this amazing place and introducing people to this ancient wine growing region for the first time.” 

Established in 1997 in the Kakheti region, Teliani Valley is a leading Georgian winery with importation to the United States, as well as being one of the leading brands in the Georgian market and largest vineyard holders and managers in Georgia. The country’s rich culture of quality winemaking, hospitality and tradition is part of the company’s DNA. Their winemaking practices combine ancient principles with new ideas and innovative techniques to create award-winning wines year after year. Georgian Wine House is its importer in Washington, D.C.

For more information on Teliani Valley, visit www.winery97.com.  

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