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Hartley & Parker Team Visits With Chilean Winemaker

By June 29, 2023Connecticut, Top News

All with Hartley & Parker Limited, Inc., except where indicated. Back row: John Dougherty, Vice President, National Sales Manager, VSPT Wine Group: Jason Kelly, District Manager; Steve Ready, Key Account Manager; Craig Randy, Key Account; Matthew Green, Sales Director. Front row: Demetra Modine, Key Account Manager; Stefan Wich, Key Account Manager; Viviana Navarrete, Chief Winemaker, Leyda Valley Winery; and Kristen Hays, Northeast Regional Director, VSPT, Wine Group.

A sales team from Hartley & Parker Limited, Inc., traveled to Bazar Tapas Bar in New York City on May 16 to enjoy a wine tasting and luncheon with Leyda Valley Winery’s winemaker, Viviana Navarrete. One of the first to plant vines in the Leyda subregion of San Antonio, Chile, the winery is a pioneer of cool coastal wines and among Chile’s most awarded. Located on the west side of the Chilean Costal Range and only 4 kilometers from the Pacific Ocean, Leyda Valley Winery produces wines known for their balanced flavor concentration and minerality that exemplify the region’s character, under the guidance of Navarrete. Leyda Valley Winery wines are distributed throughout Connecticut by Hartley & Parker.



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