California's Rutherford Wine Company has announced the appointment of Bruce Held as senior vice president of national sales.

Held has spent more than 20 years with The Robert Mondavi Corporation in key sales capacities, including vice president of sales for the Eastern US, said Rutherford yesterday (3 December).

Rutherford Wine Company is located in Napa Valley and produces Rutherford Ranch (Napa Valley), Scott Family Estate (Arroyo Seco) and Round Hill wines.