NAPA, Calif., April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Vineyards, a leading producer of Napa Valley wines, announced today that it has signed world-renowned consultant Paul Hobbs to work with Senior Winemaker Harry Hansen.
"Our business continues to grow, and we are committed to furthering that momentum by ensuring we have the best talent in the industry," said Greg Kryder, President Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines. "Commitment to quality, vision, and teamwork are the foundations on which Sterling Vineyards was built."
When asked about consulting for Sterling Vineyards Paul stated, "Sterling is one of the iconic wineries of Napa Valley and I am excited to be working with Harry and his team crafting Sterling Reserve and Platinum wines."
Harry said, "Paul has a proven track-record for creating world-class wines and I look forward to working with him. We have great vineyards and resources at our disposal, and with Paul's assistance we'll make Sterling Reserve wines, including our soon to be launched Platinum, more exceptional than ever."
Sterling Vineyards wines are produced and distributed by Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines (DC&E), part of Diageo (Dee-AH-Gee-O); the world's leading premium drinks business. DC&E produces and markets premium wines from around the globe including Napa Valley, Sonoma, the California Central Coast, Argentina, France, Italy, New Zealand and Australia. DC&E wine brands include: Beaulieu Vineyard, Sterling Vintner's Collection, Chalone Vineyard, Acacia Vineyard, Provenance and Rosenblum Cellars. DC&E is also a leading importer of estate-bottled wines from Burgundy. For more information about Diageo, its people, brands and performance, visit us at http://www.diageo.com. Celebrating life, every day, everywhere, responsibly. For our global resource that promotes responsible drinking through the sharing of best practice tools, information and initiatives, visit DRINKiQ.com.
SOURCE Sterling Vineyards