National Sales Manager
Office Phone: (415) 435-1624
Cell Phone: (415) 515-5437
Fax: (415) 366-1752
Born and raised in San Francisco, Christian joined Dalla Terra in 2006. Dating back to the late 1990s, Christian has worked for William Grant & Sons, The Estates Group and Young's Market Company. Prior to working on the sales and distribution side of the industry, Christian was a journalist with PC World, IDG, and Wine Business Publications. He enjoys spending time with his family as well as music, skiing, mountain biking, hiking, paddling, boogie boarding (who doesn't), baseball, and the occasional grappa.
YOUR SIGN: Capricorn
FAVE MUSIC ARTIST: Tom Waits, Tomer Yosef, Howlin' Wolf and The Jam
FAVORITE COMPOSER: Lawrence Parker
FAVORITE PASTA: Spaghetti alla Carbonara
ITALIAN DESIGNER YOU MOST CLOSELY ASSOCIATE YOURSELF WITH:
Alberto di Gresy
MOTOGUZZI, VESPA, FIAT 500, FERRARI, DUCATI OR COLNAGO? Trenitalia
FAVORITE ITALIAN SAYING:
Mi può consigliare un digestivo locale?
ITALIAN PARKING STORY:
Watching someone get a large tour bus stuck down a narrow one-way street in Pescara.
Annual family Stinson Beach pig roast, cammo and goggles required.
FAVORITE COFFEE - ILLY or ILLY ? Autogrill
FAVORITE ITALIAN DIRECTOR: Sergio Leone
MOST PERSONALLY INFLUENTIAL WINES EXPERIENCED:
1979 Domaine des Baumard Savennières Clos du Papillon