Mendocino Wine Company, owners of Parducci Wine Cellars, has announced winemaker Nichole Birdsall will join head winemaker Bob Swain in crafting the company’s wine portfolio including Parducci, True Grit, Paul Dolan Vineyards, Moniker Wine Estates, ZinPhomaniac, Tie-Dye, Jellybean Vineyards, Slices Sangria and Sketchbook. Over the last 15 years, she’s worked for well-regarded wineries including Virginia Dare Winery (a Francis Ford Coppola Winery), Treasury Wine Estates, Bronco Wine Company, Leelanau Wine Cellars and Hacienda Wine Cellars.

Brock Harris joins the company as Western division sales manager covering nine western states. Most recently at Guarachi Wine Partners, his 14 years of experience in the wine industry includes Gallo and Independent Distillers.