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The Hess Collection Reaches New Contract Agreement With UFCW Local 5

Submitted By: Jim Caudill, April 19, 2011
The Hess Collection

Reaches Agreement On New Contract

With United Food And Commercial Workers Local 5



NAPA, Calif. — The Hess Collection has reached agreement on a new contract with the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), Local 5.



The new contract, which covers 48 employees working in the winery’s estate vineyards on Mount Veeder, covers the period from January 1, 2011 until May 31, 2012.



“We consider our employees to be our most important asset,” said Gary Bulger, President of The Hess Collection, “and we’re grateful that we’ve reached a successful conclusion to our negotiations, resulting in this new contract.”



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CONTACT: Jim Caudill

JCaudill@HessCollection.com

[707] 265-3489 or [707] 299-0796 Mobile



Hess Family Estates produces terroir driven wines on four continents, and includes the wines of

The Hess Collection on Mount Veeder in the Napa Valley; Artezin from California’s North Coast;

Sequana, highlighting Sonoma’s Russian River Valley and the Santa Lucia Highlands of the Central Coast; Colomé and Amalaya from the Salta Province of Argentina; Glen Carlou from Paarl, South Africa; and Peter Lehmann wines from Australia’s Barossa Valley.

Hess imports Brancaia from Tuscany.



Visit Hess Family Estates at http://www.hess-family.com/