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REGINA DAIGNEAULT

(Reggie Dan-YO)
Portfolio Manager - Wine

206.229.4790

Reggie has spent close to 40 years in the restaurant and wine industries from her hometown in Philadelphia through Miami and Los Angeles until finding a home in Seattle for the past 28 years.  She has diverse experience in beverage management and wine buying in various sectors of the wine industry and has been a wine educator for the past 15 years at the Seattle Colleges, and with various certification courses.

Reggie has over 20 years in the Wine indsutry and vast knowledge of food and wine globally.  She has traveled extensively in Spain, Italy, and France teaching students who travel with her.

Reggie has certifications with the Court of Master Sommeliers, French Wine Scholar and Diploma level with the Wine and Spirit Education Trust, and as a Bordeaux tutor with the L’Ecole du Vin de Bordeaux and a Wine Scholar Instructor with the Wine Scholar Guild.

 

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CHRIS AUSTIN

Portfolio Manager - Wine
410.980.5631

Chris Austin hales from the Bay Area in Northern California where he got his start in wine at an early age by tasting blind with his father at the dinner table.  After graduating from George Washington University in D.C. he began his career in restaurants, working in all facets - from bartending to front of the house management - before hearing the sirens call of the kitchen.  After working several years at KOMI, one of the top restaurants in the city, he moved to New York with his wife to further his career.  He cooked at several top restaurants in Brooklyn before opening his own food truck, and eventually a Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand recommended restaurant named Glady’s.  He ran both the beverage program and the kitchen, until he made the decision to get back to his roots by moving back to the West Coast; there he began working in beverage distribution- eventually becoming a portfolio manager for American Northwest.

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CYRIL FRECHIER 

Portfolio Manager - Wine
206.234.3339

Cyril Frechier, originally from Lyon France, moved to Seattle in the 1980’s where he and good friend Thierry Rautureau (The Chef in the Hat) opened the iconic French restaurant Rover’s.  Cyril served as Wine director at Rovers for over 16 years, and then as Director of Wine and Spirits for Campagne and Marche Bistro.

He joined ANW in 2016 and currently oversees the French, German, Austrian, Greek and Eastern Europe portfolios.

Cyril holds a Diploma from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust, received the French Wine Scholar Guild’s Highest Honors Award and regularly teaches WSET classes for The Wine and Spirit Archives.


 

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PAT CAFFALL

 

Portfolio Manager - Spirits
206.818.6661

Pat brings more than 20 plus years of restaurant and bar experience to the table. In addition to his spirits background, Pat is a member of the International Sommelier Guild. He has worked, managed and created craft cocktail programs for many of Seattle’s iconic bars and restaurants, and worked as the Director of Spirits for Wine World & Spirits for four years before coming to American Northwest.

 Pat’s cocktails have been reviewed by the Seattle Times and he was recognized by Seattle Magazine as one of the best mixologists in Seattle. As our Spirits Portfolio Manager, Pat’s unique experiences and talents will continue to influence the cocktail and Spirit world in Seattle.

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Alex Morrison


District Manager

Southwest Washington 

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Daniel Bianchi-Green
District Manager

Northwest Washignton 

 

Sales Team

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Robert Cramer
Spirits Specialist

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Jim Johnson
Spirits Specialist

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Alan Jones

Seattle

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Avery Genge

Tacoma, Puyallup & Kent

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Brian Panush

Olympia & Vancouver

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John McCormack 

Spokane

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Mark Moehn

Bellingham 

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Anatalia Wright

Downtown Seattle

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Ben Reece

Snohomish County & Skagit County

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Chris Arora

Seattle

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Kristen Whitehurst

South King County & Pierce County

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Matthew Moye

Tri-Cities & Yakima 

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Anne Sackett

Callam, Jefferson, & Kitsap County

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Bradford Knutson

Olympia

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Christy Hemovich

 

Seattle 

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Lauren Allen

North Seattle, Ballard & Fremont 

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Mitch Flego

North Seattle 

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Ashleigh Bermudez

 

Woodinville, Redmond & Monroe

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Brandi Adams

 

Eastside: Bellevue, Issaquah, Kirkland

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Greg Finger

Downtown Seattle, & Magnolia

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Mara Britain

Spokane 

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Robin Jones

Seattle