Jonathan H. Newman
Jonathan Newman, CEO and Chairman of Newman Wine & Spirits, has been recognized as one of the top leaders in the wine industry during the past decade.
In his previous position as Chairman of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, Jonathan was instrumental in directing numerous consumer-friendly initiatives including the creation of the Chairman’s Selection program, Sunday sales, the sale of wine accessories, in-store samplings, and the creation of award-winning wine festivals in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. In 2006, he was named Chairman-Elect of the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association, which represents the 18 control states.
Now at Newman Wine & Spirits, Jonathan is revolutionizing the wine-buying process with his unique business plan of opportunistic buys that provide great value to the consumer with superb profit-margin opportunities for the retailer and restaurateur. Newman Wine & Spirits’ business plan is designed to assist in the prosperity of its retail and restaurant partners regardless of fluctuations in the economy.
The company operates in New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New York, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Virginia and the District of Columbia and has over 500 fine wine retailers and prominent restaurants in their impressive network.