Co-Owner and Chief Strategic Officer
Premier Cru Solutions
Vanessa Hadick is co-owner and chief strategic officer of Premier Cru Solutions, a wine business consultancy based in the Willamette Valley. Vanessa grew up in the wine industry in Monterey, CA, and holds a B.A. in international relations and gender studies from UC Davis and an MBA from Portland State University. A chance internship at Campari global headquarters in Monaco at 19 landed Vanessa in the marketing world, and the rest was history. After holding positions with Constellation Wines in San Francisco and Treasury Wine Estates in Australia for the first decade of her wine marketing career, Vanessa moved to Oregon in 2015 to be a part of its incredibly collaborative wine community. She was fortunate to serve as the marketing director for Sokol Blosser Winery before launching Premier Cru Solutions with her business partner in 2019. Vanessa serves on the marketing steering committee for the Willamette Valley Wineries Association as well as the Oregon Wine Board's education committee, and is passionately committed to environmental and social sustainability as the future of business.