AnnaBelle Walter is the new director of marketing at Lede Family Wines in Yountville.
A Santa Barbara native, Walter brings more than two decades of experience in representing luxury goods and services to her new job. After graduating from UC Davis with a bachelor of arts in communications, Walter worked as a public relations executive at The Donahue Group in Los Angeles, counting the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Tiffany & Co., and the Beverly Hills Visitors Bureau among her clients.
She relocated to the Chianti region of Italy to serve as a communications consultant for Bvlgari before returning to California in 2001. Settling in the Napa Valley, she became director of PR and marketing for Pine Ridge and its Oregon sister winery Archery Summit for seven years. Walter also served as director of marketing for Trinchero Napa Valley and Jamieson Ranch Vineyards, and held a membership development post at The Napa Valley Reserve.
In 2009, she founded Atelier Marketing whose clients included Round Pond Estate, Castello di Fonterutoli, Fever Tree and Festival Napa Valley.