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Cindy Bock Joins The Hess Collection As Southern California District Manager

Submitted By: Jim Caudill, March 15, 2011
NAPA, Calif. — Cindy Bock has joined The Hess Collection sales team as Southern California district manager responsible for San Diego, Orange County and the Inland Empire. She will report to Hess Western Division Manager Brandon Middleton.

Her extensive experience in the On and Off Premise Southern California market for both distributors and other major wine companies with multi-national portfolios makes her a valuable addition to the Hess team, noted Middleton. Her prior experience includes representing wineries from Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Spain, Portugal, France and Italy, in addition to California.

Ms. Bock has successfully completed the Level I Master Sommelier program, and holds an AMA Business Administration certificate. She attended Point Loma College, majoring in marketing. She has earned recognition for top sales achievements several times during her career.

After growing up in Orange County, she now calls Escondido home.

The Hess Family Estates portfolio includes The Hess Collection from Napa, specializing in Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay from Mount Veeder; Artezin, specializing in Zinfandel and heirloom varietals from the North Coast; Sequana Vineyards, offering Pinot Noir from Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley and the Santa Lucia Highlands in Monterey; along with Glen Carlou from Paarl, South Africa; Peter Lehmann of the Barossa, Australia; and high altitude vineyard specialists Colomé and Amalaya from Argentina. Hess Family Estates also imports and markets Brancaia from Tuscany. Visit Hess Family Estates on the web at and The Hess Collection at

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