About Us

We are wine passionate people who build distinctive brands based off a foundation of traditions, strong values and an innovative approach.

our story

We are wine passionate people who build distinguished brands.

Pierre L. Doise, a young entrepreneur, immigrated to Vancouver B.C. in 1980. At
that time consumers were showing a broader appreciation for wine.

Influenced by his fathers history of being a wine shipper in London (UK), prior to WWII, Pierre founded Select Wine Merchants in 1982
focusing his efforts on fine dining restaurants and Cru Classé wines.

Within 20 years Pierre’s idea had evolved into a 1 million case wine company
across Canada, boasting relationships with many of the world’s most esteemed
producers.

In 2017 Pierre completed his succession plan for Select Wines. As the next
generation of the company, Chris Hoffmeister, CEO, and his senior leadership
team are continuing Pierre’s legacy: building a company that is focused on
growth and results, while strengthening customer relationships, and fostering a
work environment where trust, respect and integrity are the dominant values.

Today, Select Wines has offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax. Our market leading performance is driven by the passion of our 100+ employees,  a proven methodology and best in class systems that create value for our partners.

We curate a portfolio of fine wines and category leading products. With a tailored commercial approach focussing on hospitality, direct to consumer and retail.

our team

The strength of our leadership team is our diversity, professionalism, experience and shared history.

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Chris Hoffmeister

CEO
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Ed Lupton

Chairman
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Dan Shorrocks

Executive Vice President, Business Development
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Sean Kim

Executive Vice President, Finance
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Jason Myren

Vice President Sales, Select Wines
Michel Beauregard – HEAD SHOT

Michel Beauregard

Vice President Sales, Montreal
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Peter Spratt

Vice President Marketing
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Jordin Clark

Consignment, Sales Director, Ontario
Wendy Austin – HEAD SHOT

Wendy Austin

Vice President Sales, Icon Vins Fins

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Our Portfolio

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  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Manitoba
  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland
  • Nova Scotia
  • Ontario
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Québec – Importation Privée
  • Québec – SAQ
  • Saskatchewan