The Team

Doug Ward
Chief of Sales, Central Region
Doug Ward

After receiving his BA in Marketing from Texas Tech University, Doug made his bones in the corporate world, recruiting healthcare. After a couple of years of hard times, he decided to pursue his first love: fine wine. Over the next ten years, Doug opened several wine bars and restaurants, then launched a small distributor in Austin. Seeking an opportunity to manage brands, he went to work for wine importers covering multiple regions. While working in Texas for a wine and spirits importer, Doug met Raj and discovered the magic of the ‘Pig. The rest, as they say, is Whistling in the Rye.