William L. Leigon
President of Jamieson Ranch Vineyards
Bill brings decades of wine industry experience to Jamieson Ranch Vineyards, most recently serving for 12 years as President of Hahn Family Wines. Leigon is an industry innovator and visionary, having pioneered the use of the Internet and social media to build and market Hahn Family Wine brands, leading to increased international recognition. Leigon successfully introduced Cycles Gladiator, an everyday wine, which followed the groundbreaking success of HRM Rex Goliath, which was successfully sold by Hahn to Constellation Brands. Leigon has been active in the wine industry for over 40 years. He co-founded The Wine Trust and Ariel Vineyards (the first premium non-alcoholic wine), served as National Sales Manager guiding J. Lohr wines for 13 years, and worked as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Associated Vintage Group. Beyond the world of wine, Bill Leigon is a community activist, vocalist and artist. He was a founding director of the Napa Valley Repertory Theatre and has served as president of the Arts Council of Napa Valley.