Ashley Palmer Promoted to Wine Club Manager

first_imgShare TAGSAshley PalmerpeopleTedeschi Family Winery ReddIt Home Industry News Releases Ashley Palmer Promoted to Wine Club ManagerIndustry News ReleasesWine BusinessAshley Palmer Promoted to Wine Club ManagerBy Press Release – January 28, 2021 313 0 Email Pinterest Linkedin Twitter Facebook AdvertisementCALISTOGA, Calif. – January 21, 2021 – Tedeschi Family Winery has appointed Ashley Palmer to Wine Club Manager. Promoted from within the company, Palmer will continue working closely with the Tedeschi leadership team, which includes fourth-generation General Manager Emilio Tedeschi, Vineyard Manager Mario Tedeschi, Winemaker David Sundberg, and Director of Sales Stephanie Trotter-Zacharia. As Wine Club Manager, Palmer will continue to cultivate and foster the Tedeschi wine club and e-commerce, and assist in direct-to-consumer programs.After earning a degree in Viticulture from Napa Valley College, Palmer began her career in wine at ETS Laboratories. Drawing from her past studies in Agricultural Science, Palmer has held various positions in the lab as well as in accounting and has been able to cross-train in wine production, vineyard management, and hospitality at Tedeschi Family Winery.“We are thrilled to have Ashley in this key position,” says President Emilio Tedeschi. “She understands that how we approach our relationships with our customers reflects our values as a small, family-run winery. We are passionate about our focus on the unique wine varietals we offer, but we believe our approach with customer hospitality is our highest priority and that needs to be personal, authentic, and fun. As a result, the relationships we have formed with our members and guests have been an important part of our success. I’ve known Ashley a long time, and her talent and enthusiasm will ensure that the experiences our customers have at Tedeschi Family Winery will get even better.”About Tedeschi Family WineryTedeschi Family Winery is a boutique, family-owned winery producing fewer than 2,000 cases a year in the style of the “old-world.” Emil Tedeschi’s grandparents settled in Calistoga in 1919, emigrating from Pisa, Italy. His father would purchase the current family home in 1951, where he planted the first grapevines among established fruit trees. In 1991, Emil, Eugene’s son returned as steward after cofounding one of Hawaii’s most successful wineries: Tedeschi Vineyards – Maui. Today, the Calistoga winery has become the passion and single focus of Emil’s two sons Emilio and Mario.Together, the Tedeschi family continues their commitment to handcrafting old-world style wines from several small and neighboring vineyards to produce Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Petite Sirah, Primitivo, Valdiguié, Viognier, Rosé of Valdiguié, and a Late Harvest wine of Sauvignon Blanc. Each of their vineyards are specially selected and hand tended.Advertisement Previous articleExpanded Role Makes Sarah Quider One of Sonoma County’s Most Influential WinemakersNext articleFieldwork Brewing Company Expands Napa Valley Location Press Releaselast_img read more

Secretary of State Condos honors Vermont’s Centennial Nonprofit Award winners today

first_imgSecretary of State Jim Condos will recognize Vermont’s oldest non‐profits in a ceremony to be held today, Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 4 pm at the Vermont Statehouse. The Vermont Centennial Nonprofit Awards program recognizes nonprofit organizations that have operated in Vermont for at least 100 years.The nonprofits being honored today range from educational institutions, libraries, churches, hospitals, fraternal and other service organizations and many more local groups.This year, 29 of Vermont’s oldest noprofits will be presented with plaques by Secretary of State Jim Condos. Governor Peter Shumlin, many state legislators, representatives of our congressional delegation, and other dignitaries are expected to attend.According to Secretary of State Jim Condos, ‘We believe it is important to recognize and honor Vermont’s oldest nonprofits for their many contributions to our communities and to Vermonters. Especially in these difficult times, our communities rely more and more on our non‐profits to fill the gaps and help where they can. This year’s awardees are exemplary representatives of the Vermont non‐profit community.’Any nonprofit that has been in operation in Vermont for 100 years or more can participate in this program by filling out an application available through the Secretary of State’s office. A complete list of the 2011 Centennial Nonprofit Award recipients appears below.Est. 1911   Lyndon State College Est. 1910    First Baptist Church of South Londonderry Est. 1904   Montpelier Lodge of Elks No. 924   Est. 1904   The Vermont Center for the Hard of Hearing, Brattleboro Est. 1897   Mark Skinner Library, Manchester Est. 1889   Vermont State Firefighters’ Association Est. 1884   Vermont Veterans’ Home, Bennington Est. 1878   Vermont Bar Association Est. 1871   St. Johnsbury Athenaeum Est. 1870   Goddard College, Plainfield Est. 1867   Union Agricultural Society (Tunbridge Fair)  Est. 1866    Greater Burlington YMCA Est. 1846   Rutland County Agricultural Society Est. 1842   St. Johnsbury Academy Est. 1838   Vermont Historical Society, Barre  Est. 1836   Lambda IOTA Society, Burlington Est. 1834   Brattleboro Retreat Est. 1833   West Newbury Congregational Church Est. 1819   Norwich University, Northfield Est. 1816   East Craftsbury Presbyterian Church Est. 1798   First Congregational Church of Berlin Est. 1796   First Church in Barre, Universalist Est. 1793   Bradford Congregational Church of the United Church of Christ Est. 1768   First Congregational Church & Society of Windsor  Unable to attend: Prosper Cemetery Association, Woodstock (Est. 1911); Manchester Historical Society (Est. 1898); Rutland Regional Medical Center (Est. 1896); Westmore Community Church (Est. 1894); First Congregational Church and Society of Orwell (Est. 1842)last_img read more

For 50th year, Vermont Gas looks to complete Addison project

first_imgVermont Gas Systems Inc,Vermont Business Magazine Vermont Gas is celebrating 50 years of bringing clean, affordable natural gas service to families, businesses and institutions in Chittenden and Franklin counties.  The company first began serving customers in 1966 and today provides service to 18 Vermont towns, with expansion planned to several more communities in 2016.“For the past 50 years, this company has provided a clean, safe, affordable and reliable heating option that now serves 50,000 customers,” said Don Rendall, President and CEO of Vermont Gas. “As we look forward, this company is committed to bringing energy choice and opportunity to Vermont families and businesses to reduce emissions, increase energy efficiency, and expand alternatives such as renewable gas from landfills and dairies. We will do all this while maintaining affordable and competitive rates.”“Congratulations to Vermont Gas on reaching this important milestone,” said Earl Handy, of Handy’s Lunch. “As another longtime Vermont business, Handy’s has been proudly serving up delicious and affordable breakfasts and lunches for the past 70 years and appreciates having clean, affordable and reliable natural gas service to help keep us in business. We look forward to continuing our relationshipwith Vermont Gas for many years to come.”In this 50th anniversary year, the company expects to add 1,100 customers in its existing footprint and complete the Addison Natural Gas Project, which will extend service from Colchester to Middlebury and Vergennes in 2016. Vermont Gas will increase investments in efficiency by becoming a designated energy efficiency utility (EEU), starting February 1. Over 30,000 families and businesses have participated in the company’s nationally recognized efficiency programs. Those customers, in just two of Vermont’s counties, avoid emissions equal to 3% of Vermont’s cars and light trucks while saving more than $14 million in energy costs. The company expects another 2,000 customers to participate in 2016.Further, Vermont Gas will help bring renewable gas to Middlebury by connecting to a manure conversion project in Salisbury, and by offering renewable gas to customers starting in latter 2016.“The state of Vermont last week announced a comprehensive energy plan that reinforces aggressive goals for carbon reduction and renewable energy by the year 2050,” stated Rendall. “By taking the steps we plan for 2016, Vermont Gas reaffirms its role as one of Vermont’s leading companies committed to reducing carbon emissions and encouraging the growth of renewable energy.”Other 2016 priorities include paperless billing and making steady progress on the Energy Champ Challenge, which supports energy efficiency at Burlington apartment buildings, in cooperation with Burlington Electric Department.“It is an honor to serve the families, businesses and institutions of Franklin and Chittenden Counties and we look forward to providing service to Addison County later this year,” Rendall concluded.last_img read more

GMP prepares for possible storm outages this weekend

first_imgVermont Business Magazine Green Mountain Power is preparing for possible outages this weekend as a storm moves into Vermont that forecasters say could bring wet snow, icing and possible gusty winds. Forecasters say some of the worst weather could be in parts of the state hardest hit by the wind storm last week. GMP tracks the weather through multiple forecasters, watching for possible impacts to customers. Forecasters are saying the areas most at risk for possible outages from the winter precipitation are Rutland, Windsor, Windham and Bennington counties, but the storm will roll across the entire state Saturday afternoon through Sunday evening. Forecasters are also watching possible gusty winds up to 40 MPH starting late Sunday into Monday morning through Monday afternoon.GMP is making preparations with line crews and tree crews so they can move swiftly and safely to get the lights back on if outages occur. The company is encouraging customers to follow the forecast, prepare for possible outages and to stay well away from any downed lines.For storm safety tips go to: is external)To get the latest information on outages and restoration times, customers can sign up for text service alerts, by texting REG to 46788 or GMPVT, or signing up online at is external). Customers can also sign up for GMP’s app to report outages with a touch of a finger at the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and search for GMP. Customers may also report outages by calling 1-888-835-4672, or visiting GMP’s Outage Center page at is external)About Green Mountain PowerAbout Green Mountain Power Green Mountain Power (GMP) serves approximately 265,000 residential and business customers in Vermont and is partnering with customers to improve lives and transform communities. GMP is focused on a new way of doing business to meet the needs of customers with integrated energy services that help people use less energy and save money, while continuing to generate clean, cost-effective and reliable power in Vermont. GMP is the first utility in the world to get a B Corp certification, meeting rigorous social, environmental, accountability and transparency standards and committing to use business as a force for good. In 2014, Vote Solar named GMP a Solar Champion. More information at: is external). Source: GMP 4.13.2018last_img read more

Bar leaders to gather in Tampa July 24-25th

first_img Bar leaders to gather in Tampa July 24-25th Voluntary bar leaders from around the state will head to Tampa to network and share the successes and challenges faced by attorneys who volunteer in their local bar associations.The 2009 Voluntary Bar Leaders Conference is set for July 24-25 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Tampa. As the theme suggests, “Cruising to Success: How to Excel as a Leader and Keep Your Bar Afloat,” the conference gives participants an opportunity to discuss leadership techniques, human resources, current issues affecting bar associations and the legal community, and helpful communication tips that will benefit bar associations.The workshop topics will include tax issues, negotiating contracts with hotels, issues affecting non-staffed bar associations, social networking, what bars are doing in these tough economic times, and much more.Online registration is available on the Bar’s Web site, The registration fee for the conference is $125, which includes CLE credit. To learn more about the conference, visit or contact Maria S. Johnson at (850) 561-5648 or via e-mail, [email protected] July 15, 2009 Regular News Bar leaders to gather in Tampa July 24-25thlast_img read more

Accuride Announces Executive Appointments

first_imgEVANSVILLE, IN — Accuride Corporation announced that it has appointed Robert (Bob) Nida to senior vice president / operations for steel and aluminum wheels, Gunite Corporation and Brillion Iron Works. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisementThe company also appointed Craig Kessler to serve as Accuride’s corporate vice president / forward process engineering and quality systems. “These appointments are in direct support of our on-going business unit integration and optimization efforts,” explained Terry Keating, Accuride’s president and CEO. “In their previous roles, both Bob and Craig were instrumental in driving manufacturing excellence, continual improvement and technology advancements in their assigned businesses. We look for them to achieve similar successes in their new roles.” Since joining Accuride in 1997, Nida has led various functions including continuous improvement, technology and steel wheel manufacturing. Nida also led the successful integration of Accuride’s facility in Monterrey, Mexico. Kessler joined the company in 1985 and has served in various engineering capacities, led facility start-up efforts, and served as vice president of aluminum wheel operations. _______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain.last_img read more

Bayern Munich break the market with 80m bid for Nicolas Pepe

first_img Sport EN Lille owner Gerard Lopez confirmed a few days ago the club would not reach any type of deal until the end of the season. Upd. on 21/03/2019 at 09:28 CET 20/03/2019 Bayern Munich are ready to break the market. They have presented a formal offer of 80 million euros for Lille striker Nicolas Pepe. Drogba’s big praise for Barca target Nicolas Pepe Bayern Munich’s final strike for Barca target Nicolas Pepecenter_img El Bayern Múnich rompe el mercado: 80 millones por Pépé IN SPORT.ES RELATED STORIES Bayern president Uli Hoeness has said that his team can spend 200 million euros on rebuilding. Barcelona are alert to what happens with Pepe, as he is on their list for possible signings too. They have had fluid contact with the player, his agent and the Lille president. They have followed the Ivory Coast striker for a few weeks and have seen Lille raise the price of the player. BeIN Sports say that Bayern bid 80m euros.last_img read more