Napa Valley Vintners Announces Appointment of Korinne Munson as Communications Director


Napa Valley Vintners Announces Appointment of Korinne Munson as Communications Director

7/18/2018 - St. Helena, CA—In continuing efforts to advance its strategic goals, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) today formally announced the appointment of Korinne Munson as its new communications director. 

Korinne returns to Northern California from Manhattan, where she was, most recently, director of communications and digital for Moët Hennessy, having created highly successful PR, digital marketing and strategic communications campaigns for eleven wine and spirits brands in the group’s portfolio.

“We are excited to have Korinne Munson join the dynamic team at the Napa Valley Vintners,” noted Linda Reiff, president and CEO of the NVV.  “Her commitment to excellence and strong leadership in directing communications and digital strategies will be a great asset in our continued efforts to globally position Napa Valley wines.”

Before working for Moët Hennessy, Munson held director of marketing and communications positions with noted wine and spirits brands and organizations, including New Wines of Greece/Wines from Santorini, her own marketing and public relations consultancy firm in San Francisco, J. Vineyards & Winery in Healdsburg and an earlier position as communications and marketing manager at Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy (Cliquot Inc. Division) in Manhattan.

Ms. Munson has an M.S. in Journalism from Boston University, where she also received a B.A. in International Studies.

Korinne Munson succeeds outgoing communications director Patsy McGaughy who retired June 30 following nearly 18 years with the NVV and a more than 30-year career in communications and marketing.

About the Napa Valley Vintners
The Napa Valley Vintners nonprofit trade association has been cultivating excellence since 1944 by inspiring its 540 members to consistently produce wines of the highest quality, to provide environmental leadership and to care for the extraordinary place they call home. Learn more at

Contact: Cate Conniff, Communications Manager - 707.968.4229,


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