In her role as Vice President of International Marketing, Honore draws on her 20+ years of international wine marketing, association management, and brand strategy experience to promote exports sales of California wines while building the brand for California wines on a global scale.

Previously, Honore served as the Executive Director of the Sonoma County Vintners, an association of more than 200 wineries leading strategic marketing and brand development initiatives around the world. Prior to that role, Ms. Comfort had responsibility for marketing several international wine brands to the North American market including Penfolds and Rosemount Estate with Foster’s Wine Estates Americas (now Treasury Wine Estates).

In 2015, Honore joined Brack Mountain Wine Company, a mid-sized winery start-up in Sonoma County, where she served as President and oversaw sales & marketing, brand development and business strategy. In addition, she served as Executive in Residence at the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University.

Ms. Comfort gained marketing and advertising expertise prior to joining the wine industry while working for Macy’s West in San Francisco, the Art Institute of Chicago, and other non-profit museums and institutions around the United States.

Ms. Comfort lives in Healdsburg with her husband, where they manage their micro-vineyard in the heart of Dry Creek Valley.

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