Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits has appointed Kim Beto to the role of Senior Vice President of Wine for Nevada, effective January 4, 2021.
Beto, who will report directly to Executive Vice President and General Manager John Landry, becomes responsible for the company’s wine performance in the state.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Kim to the role,” says Landry. “With his deep-seated knowledge of both the wine industry and our Company, I am confident that Kim will pave the way for success in Nevada, just as he did in the state of California.”
Most recently, Beto served as the Vice President of Sales for Joseph Phelps Vineyards. Prior to his time at Joseph Phelps, he was the Vice President of Key Accounts for Southern Glazer’s of California for 16 years.
Before his career at Southern Glazer’s, Beto was the Food & Beverage Director at MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. He also worked as the General Manager and Wine Director at Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio in San Francisco, and was a partner at 231 Ellsworth Restaurant in San Mateo.
Beto studied social science and psychology at Pildamm in Malmo, Sweden. He also served in the Swedish Military and was selected to The Royal Guard.