Gil Family Estates, an award-winning wine producer founded in 1916, has appointed Sue Ghest-Kehoe as Vice President of Brand Management.
Sue will help oversee the US portfolio that has over 500 90+ scores from various critics including Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, Wine Advocate, Wine & Spirits and Decanter. The estate has wines from 10 different appellations in Spain with brands that include Bodegas Juan Gil, Bodegas El Nido, Bodegas Morca, Rosario Vera, Cellers Can Blau, Bodegas Atalaya, Bodegas Ateca, Bodegas Shaya, Bodegas Tridente, Llicorella Vins and Lagar Da Condesa.
“We are excited to welcome Sue to the team! She will be instrumental in growing our customer base and sharing these high value wines with Americans,” says Philp Tardy Gil Family Estate’s U.S. Executive Vice President of Sales.
Ghest-Kehoe will be leading marketing efforts in the US to increase distribution. She will be responsible for brand messaging and positioning for the full Gil Family portfolio. The estate is a leading wine producer selling wine in more than 40 countries and all 50 US states.
Prior to Gil Family Estates, Ghest-Kehoe was with Blue Ventures Wine Marketing for 10 years, where she managed new brands and supported sales teams from several winery suppliers from Spain, Portugal, California, France, Italy, and New Zealand.
“I am thrilled to join a portfolio with such a robust history that spans over 100 years,” says Ghest-Kehoe. “I look forward to sharing the Gil family’s story with the US consumer.”