Hugh is President of Jackson Family Wines, a family-owned company focused on crafting wines of distinct character and quality. An industry veteran with two decades of experience in the wine business, Reimers leads global production, farming, sales and marketing activities for the company’s portfolio of 55 renowned wineries in California, Oregon and around the world. Reimers joined Jackson Family Wines in 2009, and held various positions including Vice President Production and President of California Production before he was named Chief Operating Officer in 2011. He was appointed to his current role in 2015. Previously, Reimers served as Chief Winemaker at Constellation Wines, and Vice President & General Manager for Blackstone Winery. A native of Australia, Reimers spent several years in the Australian wine community, with expertise spanning winemaking, sales and marketing. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University of Adelaide, South Australia. Reimers lives with his wife and daughters in Sonoma County, California.
Producers from wine regions at the cutting edge of sustainability share their experiences, reflecting on how the drive for sustainable production has improved their business while reducing environmental damage.