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Terlato Wines Promotes Michael McAvoy to Divisional Vice President, East


LAKE BLUFF, IL (April 6, 2023) – Established in 1947, fourth generation family-owned and operated Terlato Wines today announced the promotion of Michael (Mike) McAvoy to the critical role of Divisional Vice President. 

Mike has had an impressive Adult Beverage career. In 2006 he joined Breakthru Beverage as a Sales Representative. In the subsequent six years, he moved from sales to management, eventually becoming Director of Wine.  In 2014 he transitioned to the supplier side of the business working for Treasury Wine Estates. 

In 2016, Mike joined Terlato as Regional Sales Manager.   In 2020, Mike transitioned to the role of National Trade Development Director for Executive Beverage where he had six direct reports and was responsible for developing brand plans and managing the distributor network in 40+ states. 

With this new experience under his belt, Terlato encouraged Mike to rejoin the company as the Mid-Atlantic Region Manager in August 2022. He quickly excelled in creating opportunities and structure within the local market to achieve plan.  Today, Mike’s accomplishments are being rewarded as he has been promoted to Divisional Vice President.

Chris Miller, Executive Vice President of Sales for Terlato Wines said, “We feel fortunate to have Mike back on the team and are very enthusiastic about the experience and business acumen he brings to the organization and to his new role as DVP.  Mike is goal oriented, detailed and has impeccable problem-solving skills and an incredibly strong work ethic.   His robust background in business development and sales management coupled with his leadership qualities make him an ideal fit for this very important role as we continue to grow and expand our business.” 

A native of the Baltimore Washington area, Mike received a BBA in Marketing and MBA from Loyola University of MD. He will report directly to Chris Miller and will be a valued member of Terlato’s Sales Leadership Team.

About Terlato Wines

Terlato Wines has a portfolio of more than 85 wine brands from world class wine producers in more than a dozen countries and is the leading marketer of wines $20 and up in the U.S. Terlato Wines garners more 90+ ratings than any wine company in the world and is a division of the Terlato Wine Group, the parent company comprising several small businesses specializing in the marketing and production of exceptional wines. Owned and operated by the Terlato family for four generations. For more information, please visit www.terlatowines.com.



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