Mountain States Region Manager
Rodney Strong Wine Estates
Mitchell Preston is a 30-year veteran of the wine industry having started his career with Johnson Brothers Distributing, a Gallo distributor based in St. Paul, MN. He’s covered 30 states working with various beverage alcohol producers, importers and marketers in the Midwest, East Coast and West Coast as district and regional sales manager. For 12 years living in the Bay Area of Northern California and working for Beringer Blass Wine Estates, his last position was that of Luxury Brands Regional Manager representing Beringer Vineyards, Chateau St. Jean, Chateau Souverain, Etude, St. Clement, Stags’ Leap Winery, Wolf Blass and Greg Norman Estates responsible for all sales activity in California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah.
In 2006, he accepted a position as Mountain States Region Manager with Rodney Strong Wine Estates from Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California. RSWE is a family-held, privately owned wine company committed to producing the best wines from some of the most well-known appellations in Sonoma County. Currently, RSWE farms over 1400 acres in Russian River Valley, Chalk Hill, Sonoma Coast, Knights Valley and Alexander Valley all of which are estate owned vineyards.
Mitchell currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada and is responsible for Rodney Strong Vineyards, Davis Bynum Winery and Rowen Wine Company distributor management, sales activity and public relations in Arizona, Montana, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming. Additional duties include that of National Key Account Representative working with MGM Resorts International, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, The Palm Restaurant Group, Club Managers Association of America and the National Golf Course Owners Association.
His motto… “nothing happens until something gets sold”!