Philana Bouvier is the President of Demeine Estates. She provides leadership and vision in creating a best-in-class sales and marketing organization. Demeine Estates serves and supports a dynamic and growing portfolio of the Lawrence family and Managing Partner, Carlton McCoy Jr. owned fine wine estates and import supplier partners. The collection includes Heitz Cellar, Burgess, Stony Hill, Brendel, Ink Grade, and Champagne Legras & Haas.
Upon her arrival to Demeine Estates in April 2021, Philana Bouvier established her reputation as an inspiring, engaging leader in the wholesale community, building, elevating, and innovating the wine and spirits industry. She was most recently the Vice President Fine Wine, Supplier Business Development at Republic National Distributing Company. Prior to RNDC, Philana led new business development at Young’s Market Company for prospect management and new supplier engagement. She has held several leadership roles including General Manager for Young’s Hawaii – a move that would make her the industry’s first non-family, female executive to lead statewide sales, marketing, and operations for a major alcohol distributor in the United States. Evolving consumer buying habits remains a focus for Philana, where her critical thinking and industry insight is valued. The fast-paced and evolving nature of the wine industry is well-suited for Philana’s dynamic personality and work ethic, rooted in a quest for collaboration.