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Jamie Grant

Founder & COO

Jamie is the glue that keeps our family together and, with a great palate for food and wine, she's a perfect fit for our portfolio.  She's master of all things that make our company run successfully and on top of it all, she's a joy to be around.

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Kyle Knox 

Founder - Chief Sales & Marketing

Professional surfer and San Diego native, Kyle caught the wine bug a long time ago. Kyle Knox has travelled all around the world and, side-by-side with surfing, wine was the common theme.  Kyle has worked in the San Diego wine industry for over 10 years and loves finding unique wines a new home.

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Jenn Carruthers

Founder - Chief Marketing & Sales

Former engineer turned advanced sommelier, Jennifer brings out a little Canadian in all of us.  She's loved wine since her first exposures to it while living in France in her teens and it's only grown from there.  She's been managing key accounts in San Diego & Palm Desert/Springs, and is always excited to share her passion and favorite wines with anyone she meets.

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Daniel Morando

Fine Wine Sales

Danny has worked in Wine Distribution for over 10 years, has an incredible knowledge of wine, and we're fortunate to share the San Diego territory with him. He's one of the best in the industry with a great attitude and is always a true team player.

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Rusti Gilbert

Fine Wine Sales & Hungarian Specialist

Rusti is the newest member of our team and we couldn't be luckier.  She's a certified Somm, Advanced WSET and has 16+ years of experience in the wine industry.  In the last year, Rusti became the California Manager for New Wines of Hungary and our team is already excited to add this unique lineup to our portfolio and to learn more about these truly beautiful wines.  Born to share her knowledge and passion with anyone she encounters, Rusti is a perfect fit for our young and dynamic team.

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Wes Kollar

Fine Wine Sales - Orange County

We are excited to have Wes join the J.J. Knox Family.  As a staple in the Orange County fine wine community Wes frequently judges fine wine competitions and consults on prestigious wine lists.  He brings a wealth of knowledge to the team with more than two decades of wine distribution and sales experience.

 

 

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Carin Reasor

Director of All Things JJK

Carin is an indespensible part of our team and her infectuous laugh will brighten anyone's day.  Her attention to detail alongside her thoughtful and caring nature are the perfect pairing (pun intended).