Tooth & Nail Wine Company Appoints Jim Blumling Chief Operating Officer


July 7 – Paso Robles, CA – Jim Blumling has been appointed COO of Tooth & Nail Wine Company, located along the popular highway. 46 West corridor in the Paso Robles wine region. Blumling joins Tooth & Nail Wine Co. with a solid pedigree built on a track record of solid and consistent success. Previously, Blumling was Vice President of Operations at Copper Cane Wines and Provisions, where his hands-on people-centric approach, powered by full-blown energy, made a significant difference in cellar performance from operations. bottling and waxing, the supply chain, viticulture, winegrower relations, winemaking, compliance, legal, IT, administration, facility management until the construction of a new tasting room and a new restaurant.

Blumling also had a 13-year career with Safeway / Albertsons where, for nearly eight years, he was Vice President of the National Group and General Manager of the Wine, Beer and Spirits business unit. His in-depth understanding of consumer packaged goods sales, marketing and logistics stems from successful stints at Pepsi Cola and Kellogg’s.

“I am very excited to move to Paso Robles to join the Tooth & Nail team and collaborate with Rob Murray (owner) and Jeremy Leffert (director of winemaking),” said Blumling. “Tooth & Nail checks all the boxes, from their commitment to sustainability to their passionate wine-making prowess, their exceptional tasting room and their online wine presence. I look forward to driving our on-site and retail sales with our wholesale partners while increasing our direct-to-consumer sales.

“Having Jim join the Tooth & Nail Wine Co. is the next step in our evolution as a vibrant business with an unusual collection of wine brands. Jim has the kind of grain that we love, and that drives everything we do at Tooth & Nail. His experience, energy and creativity fit perfectly with our corporate culture, and together we will accomplish great things.

Founded in 2010 by a farmer and visionary, Rob Murray, Tooth & Nail Wine Co. quickly gained popularity with a wide range of wine drinkers for their various adventurous wine brands including The Squad, Audubon, Amor Fati, Stasis and the next Destinata brand. , Murray’s first foray into natural wines. Murray, known for his rebellious choices and progressive, creative branding, was the first winemaker in the country to use augmented reality technology in wine labeling, injecting a sense of movement and play on a bottle of fixed wine. This inventive technology, coupled with Murray’s incorporation of over 400 types of cryptocurrency as payment methods, has helped Tooth & Nail Wine Co. to be recognized as one of the most advanced and successful wineries. most radical of the country.

Tooth & Nail allocates a percentage of profits to “1% for the planet”, joining companies like Patagonia, Boxed Water and Honest Tea, giving to approved environmental nonprofits. To learn more about Tooth & Nail Wine Co., please visit


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