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Chris Zehner, National Sales Manager

A Pullman Washington native, Chris earned his B.A. from Washington State University in 1984 and began his wine career with the E.&J. Gallo Winery.  After four years in Oregon, Chris joined Ste. Michelle Wine Estates for 7 years, followed by 3 years with the Robert Mondavi Winery.  In 2004, Chris joined Delicato Family Vineyards as Vice President, Chains where he started their new chain team.  Under Chris's leadership, Delicato became the fastest growing top 20 supplier and finished at #9 in AC Nielsen with 14 National Account Managers reporting into him.  Chris was responsible for the major on premise and retail national accounts across the USA. Chris joined Drinkspace on October 1st as the National Sales Manager and will be building a new team to represent the DrinkSpace fine wines, craft cider, craft beer and spirits portfolio.  All four of Chris’s kids graduated from University of Redlands and three have attained their Masters Degrees.  Chris lives in Napa, CA with his wife Teresa and enjoys cycling, hiking, golfing and spending time with his family and 3 dogs. Email, chris@drinkspaceusa.com