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Don Sebastiani & Sons Hires Mark Feinberg as New Vice President of Marketing

Submitted By: Tiffany van Gorder, October 03, 2011
Wine industry veteran Feinberg brings years of experience to Sonoma wine negociant

October 3, 2011 (Sonoma, CA)--Don Sebastiani & Sons, a family-owned wine company in Sonoma, California, announces the hiring of Mark Feinberg as Vice President of Marketing. In this role, Feinberg will manage the marketing and public relations activities for the entire portfolio of brands.

“Our company is filled with intelligent, hard-working, and committed employees who treat Don & Sons as if it were their own family’s company,” said Donny Sebastiani, President and Chief Executive Officer of Don & Sons. “That is a high bar to set for recruitment in a key position like Vice President of Marketing. Mark and I worked together years ago at Sebastiani Vineyards so I know he is the right person for the job and I’m happy to have the opportunity to work with him again.”

Before joining Don & Sons, Feinberg worked for well-regarded wine companies including Sebastiani Vineyards, Seagram Chateau & Estate Wines Company, Constellation Wines, White Rocket Wine Company (Kendall Jackson) and Vintage Wine Estates. His experience encompasses strategy and planning, new product development, finance, production as well as 3 tier and direct-to-consumer marketing.

“I’m very excited to be a part of the Don & Sons family again,” said Mark Feinberg. “The family has a longstanding history of being a leader in innovation and wine marketing throughout the country and I’m looking forward to implementing marketing programs that take them to the next level.”

Feinberg will direct a team of seven brand management and creative professionals at Don & Sons and will serve as a member of the company’s Executive Leadership team.

Feinberg earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Northwestern University and went on to get his MBA at Duke University. Feinberg also received training from the American Management Association in New York and participated in the advanced leadership program at the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis.

Links:
Don Sebastiani & Sons Website – http://www.donandsons.com/

About Don Sebastiani & Sons: Don Sebastiani &Sons is a family-owned wine negociant firm specializing in the marketing of upscale varietal wines. Principals Don Sebastiani and Sons, Donny and August, are third and fourth generation California vintners and merchants. The company is headquartered in Sonoma Valley and has a winery in the Napa Valley. For more information on Don Sebastiani & Sons and their wines, please visit http://www.donandsons.com/.


Contact Information:
Tiffany van Gorder
Balzac Communications
Phone: (707) 255-7667
Email: tvangorder@balzac.com