Demeine Estates President Philana Bouvier Recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as the Most Influential Woman in Business of 2022


[Napa Valley, CA], [October 17, 2022] – Luxury fine wine importer Demeine Estates announced today that President Philana Bouvier has been honored by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the Bay Area’s Most Influential Women in Business of 2022. The winners were announced in the October 14, 2022 issue of San Francisco Business Times.

The winners are senior executives, C-suite leaders and entrepreneurs who exemplify creativity, passion, vision and perseverance. Winners span a variety of industries, including technology, real estate, finance, hospitality, nonprofits, law, medicine, education and more.

“I am grateful for this recognition, as well as for the leaders who have guided me and for my incredible team who have supported me in building this young company,” said Bouvier. “This year has been a year of incredible growth for Demeine Estates, and we continue to move forward rapidly. Our 70% female team is a testament to how women are reshaping business and entrepreneurship, and seeing our achievements recognized alongside companies from so many sectors is an honor.

Demeine Estates was founded in 2020 by the Lawrence family and Managing Partner and Master Sommelier, Carlton McCoy Jr. to bring world-class domestic and international wineries to top accounts and collectors in the U.S. market. Over the past year, Demeine Estates has achieved historic revenue growth and added seven new Italian and French import partners to its portfolio, which also includes some of Napa Valley’s most historic wineries.

“I am very grateful to the San Francisco Business Times for recognizing Philana’s incredible accomplishments. She is a force in our industry and I get to work with her every day,” said McCoy, Jr.

About Demeine Estates

Based in the heart of Napa Valley, California Demeine Estates is a family business importing and marketing the world’s finest wines. A leader in luxury wines, Demeine Estates sets the standard for exceptional marketing, fine wine sales and distribution services. Founded by the Lawrence family and Carlton McCoy Jr., MS, and led by President Philana Bouvier, the Demeine Estates portfolio also includes national and international family producers who represent exceptional wines rooted in quality viticulture. For more information, visit

About San Francisco Business Times

The San Francisco Business Times is the premier print and online source for Bay Area business news and information about the region’s most successful people, companies and deals. Every Friday, the print edition of The Business Times arrives with a detailed list of local news, company profiles and valuable industry rankings. From technology and sustainability to small business, biotech, hospitality, real estate and banking, the Business Times covers the most relevant and current topics for the Bay Area business community. . takes the Business Times brand known for its insight, analysis and high journalistic standards and extends it to the internet. Thousands of established and aspiring executives visit every day looking for the information they need to do business in the Bay Area.


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