Five Hiring Moves Stoller Wine Group Made After a Big Year

Oregon-based Stoller Wine Group was among the list of winemaking companies that reported big growth numbers in 2021, and it’s making moves to its management team to continue propelling its growth trajectory.

Stoller’s portfolio includes Stoller Family Estate, Chehalem, Chemistry, Canned Oregon and History, and the company reported that last year it experienced a 47% jump in depletions compared to 2020 due to a 31% increase in nationwide shipments.

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With an eye on the future, Stoller Wine Group has hired three employees to its management team and promoted two additional long-tenured directors.

Lindsey Morse has been named vice president of marketing, Michael Gonzalez to Stoller Family Estate director of tasting rooms, and Brian Driver is now Southeastern Regional  National Sales Manager.

Additionally, former Stoller Wine Group Director of Winemaking Ben Howe has been promoted to Vice President of Operations and former Communications Director Michelle Kaufman to Vice President of Communications.

“We believe the future of wine lies in a strong digital footprint, immersive brand experience, and an unforgettable hospitality,” said Gary Mortensen, President of Stoller Wine Group. “Each of these exceptionally talented people allows us to leverage their unique expertise while adding even more depth to our management team. These moves underscore our ongoing commitment to advancing the Stoller Wine Group’s legacy as an innovative company that produces exceptional wines.”

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