Maison Louis Roederer named Nicole Carter as President of California’s Merry Edwards Winery. In her new role, which began on October 15, Carter is responsible for all business activities and will work closely with Head Winemaker Heidi von der Mehden. Carter was previously Chief Marketing Officer and Director of Winemaking for Hess Family Wine Estates, leading global marketing initiatives, new product development and winemaking. Prior to that she spent two decades at Treasury Wine Estates progressing through roles in management across luxury marketing, exports, distributor management, public relations, events and hospitality. Champagne house Louis Roederer purchased the Merry Edwards Winery in Sonoma’s Russian River Valley in February.