Bacchus Wineworks Appoints Regional Sales Manager
Bacchus Wineworks, the sales and marketing company founded by Bacchus Capital Management representing DeLille Cellars, Madrigal Family Winery, Panther Creek Cellars, Sbragia Family Vineyards, and Upchurch Vineyard, announced the appointment of Brian Fowler as central regional sales manager.
Responsibilities include distributor management as well as restaurant and fine wine retail sales.
Brian Fowler has more than 25 years of restaurant, hospitality, and wholesale beverage alcohol industry experience, most recently having served as national sales manager and director of marketing for BR Cohn Winery in Sonoma, California. Prior to joining BR Cohn Winery, Fowler was the central regional sales manager for Vintage Point in Sonoma.
Previously, he was the vice president, central U.S. for BR Cohn Winery, and held various positions for Olinger Distributing Company in Indianapolis. Fowler is also a first level sommelier and certified specialist of wine.
“Brian joins a team of seasoned pros,” says Steve Cousins, Wineworks president and national sales manager. “His sales background as well as his wine scholarship and passion are the ideal fit for our award-winning brands and our entrepreneurial culture.”
“Our name defines what we do—a deeply experienced team, working in the vineyard, the winery, and in the market,” says Sam Bronfman, CEO of Wineworks. “We look forward to continued growth with our distributor partners and the retail and restaurant trade, as we build our team and our brands for the future.”