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Miller Family Wine Company Announces Bryan Thompson’s Promotion to Director of Sales – West

Santa Barbara, CA (May 16, 2024) – Miller Family Wine Company (MFWC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Bryan Thompson to Director of Sales – West, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the company. 
Thompson is a seasoned professional with extensive sales and marketing experience in the alcoholic beverage industry. After beginning his career managing wholesale and distributor partnerships in the spirits sector, Thompson advanced to managing brand development and sales for major wine corporations such as Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits and Freixenet/Mionetto. Since joining MFWC in 2021 as the West Region National Accounts Manager, Thompson has played a crucial role in enhancing partnerships across all market tiers. His strategic brand planning, innovative problem-solving skills, and meticulous budget management have significantly boosted the market position for MFWC’s broad portfolio of brands. In his new role, Thompson will manage sales operations for the West, working in partnership with Republic National Distributing Company to expand business segments and maximize sales revenue. 
“Bryan’s strategic and thoughtful approach has been pivotal in driving the company’s growth and surpassing sales targets, and this promotion is a testament to the value he brings to MFWC,” says Crystal McIntyre, National Sales Manager. “Armed with his comprehensive knowledge of the industry, exceptional leadership and communication skills, and proven track record of developing and strengthening relationships with key accounts, we are confident he will continue pushing sales to even greater heights.” 
Miller Family Wine Company 

Miller Family Wine Company is a division of the Thornhill Companies – the industry-leading umbrella brand 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, J. Wilkes, Pandemonium, optik, Ballard Lane, Smashberry, Barrel Burner, Volunteer, Hand on Heart (non-alcoholic wines) and Reciprocity organically grown 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.