McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Angela Lyons as the Vice President of Sales + Marketing for Stewart Family Estate (SFE). Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Angela will be responsible for creating innovative marketing and progressive sales strategies for SFE’s wine brands in Canada and the U.S. She will play a key role in aligning the marketing and sales department with SFE’s ten-year vision, including the development of a new winery and positioning SFE’s wine in the ultra-premium category.

Angela brings over 20 years of expertise in the luxury alcohol beverage space, with extensive knowledge in driving sales and marketing plans for global brands. Her passion for storytelling and network of industry gatekeepers, influencers, and media partnerships make her an asset to SFE as they position themselves for continued growth across their brand.

Stewart Family Estate, a third-generation pioneering Canadian wine family, brings over half a century of experience in viticulture and winemaking with a portfolio of luxury wine brands including Valley of the Moon, Lake Sonoma Winery, and Quails’ Gate Winery. SFE is well-known for Quails’ Gate, the company’s luxury brand, and one of the largest estate wineries in Canada.

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Managing Partner Paul Gibbons, Director of Talent Acquisition + Operations Heather Cameron, and Senior Executive Recruiter Brittany Stansfield.