Jim Waring joined the Hope Family Wines team in 2012. After a six year professional baseball career with the Houston Astros, Jim went to work as a Liquor & Wine Sales Representative with National Distributors, responsible for Albertsons Grocery Chain in the Orlando area. Jim would spend over 10 years with National mostly as an Off Premise Grocery District Manager.
Jim’s passion to become a supplier led him to Constellation Wines in 2006 as an Area Manager where he would also be awarded “Salesman of the Year” for Australian Portfolio in 2007.
Before coming to Hope Family Wines this year Jim spent the last two years with Castle Rock Winery as a Regional Sales Manager covering Florida, Georgia as well as Kentucky.
Jim graduated from Stetson University and resides in the Orlando area with his wife Becky of 19 years and his two sons, Austin and Braden.« Back to Contact