David Parker

In 2002, David Parker founded Benchmark Wine Group after having a successful history of high-tech ventures. With a unique blend of talents, plus wine and high-tech industry contacts, he has succeeded in bridging the gap between high-quality wine producers and well-informed fine wine collectors and connoisseurs. An avid wine collector, David has been involved in the wine industry since 1987 owning commercial vineyards in Geyserville, California and in the Eola Hills of Oregon. In addition to his role at Benchmark Wine Group, David is the Owner of Brentwood Auctions, Owner of First Growth Technologies, and Owner of Wine Market Journal and Spirits Market Journal. He is also the President of The National Association of Wine Retailers.