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Jordan Vineyard & Winery Announces Promotion of Ashley Cesario to National Sales Director 


Healdsburg, Calif. (February 27, 2024) – Jordan Vineyard & Winery—the certified sustainable producer of European-style chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon wines in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley—proudly announces the promotion of Ashley Cesario to the esteemed position of National Sales Director. With over a decade of experience at Jordan, Ashley has been at the forefront of expanding the brand’s influence in various markets across the globe. Her promotion marks a significant milestone as she embarks on a new chapter dedicated to furthering Jordan’s sales strategy. 

In her new position, Ashley will play a pivotal role in shaping Jordan’s global sales strategy, while fortifying the winery’s prominent standing and impact in diverse markets. Drawing from her impressive 16-year tenure in the industry, including over a decade at Jordan, Ashley’s visionary guidance promises to not only elevate the Jordan brand but also enrich the guest experience and drive sales, as Jordan continues to solidify itself as an industry and market leader.   

“I am honored to embrace the responsibilities that come with assuming the role of National Sales Director in this exciting new chapter with Jordan Vineyard & Winery,” said Ashley Cesario. “Over the past decade, I have been fortunate to work with such an extraordinary team at Jordan, one driven by the pursuit of excellence and growth within the industry. I look forward to further strengthening our standing as a premier winery and hospitality brand.” 

Ashley’s career began in 2008 as a merchandiser at SGWS-IL, where she furthered her expertise and credentials by earning her CSW/CSS certifications and gained invaluable experience across sales both on and off premise. Over the next five years, Ashley immersed herself in spirits advocacy with Bacardi and full book management in the hotel division, where she collaborated with wholesalers, agencies, and suppliers. In 2013, Ashley joined Jordan as the Northeast Regional Sales Director, where she quickly distinguished herself by forging significant relationships within the industry through a collaborative and creative approach. Soon thereafter, Ashley was promoted to the role of Eastern U.S. and Export Sales Director, where she spearheaded the development of Jordan’s robust global distribution strategy. Under her guidance, the winery’s presence significantly expanded, penetrating new markets across 16 additional countries, underscoring Ashley’s strategic vision and immeasurable value.  

“Ashley has been an integral part of the Jordan family, displaying exceptional dedication, strategic prowess, and innovation within her previous positions; I’m confident that she will excel in her new role as National Sales Director,” stated John Jordan, Chief Executive Officer of Jordan Vineyard & Winery. “Her impressive track record in successfully navigating Jordan into new markets both domestically and internationally, coupled with her ability to foster strong relationships with clients and partners, exemplifies her visionary leadership. This well-deserved promotion is a testament to Ashley’s remarkable capabilities, and we have the utmost confidence that under her guidance, our sales team will reach new heights as we continue to broaden our global footprint.” 

With a profound passion for the artistry of winemaking, Ashley cherishes her humble beginnings in the industry that laid the foundation for her growth. Ashley’s legacy at Jordan is marked by her unwavering commitment to excellence, strategic foresight, and the profound relationships she has cultivated over the years.  

For more information about Jordan, please visit www.jordanwinery.com, call 707-431-5250, or contact info@jordanwinery.com.  

About Jordan Vineyard & Winery  

Jordan Vineyard & Winery pays homage to the great wine estates of France and the timeless connection between food, wine and hospitality. Under the guidance of second-generation proprietor John Jordan, Jordan Estate is an extension of these traditions, with its iconic chateau, breathtaking views, sustainably farmed vineyards, natural habitat for wildlife and gardens for the chef’s inventive cuisine, offering a distinctive sense of place in Sonoma County wine country. A significant portion of the winery’s revenue funds the John Jordan Foundation, which works to provide disadvantaged youth and young adults with the tools needed to succeed educationally and professionally. Follow along at @jordanwinery on Instagram.