Claiborne & Churchill Winery

By using the behavioral assessment and communication tool, WorkTraits, Claiborne & Churchill Winery staff have learned to more effectively and clearly communicate with each other resulting in increased productivity and employee engagement. Angela Gloeckler, Sales & Marketing Manager, believes the value of WorkTraits is learning how to better understand and communicate with co-workers.

“I would recommend WorkTraits for anyone looking to excel in their business.”
– Brook Thompson, Wine Club Manager of Claiborne & Churchill Winery

Claiborne & Churchill is a small, family-owned winery founded in 1983 by Claiborne (Clay) Thompson and Fredericka Churchill. Clay began as a “cellar rat” in a local winery, learning the business from the ground up (actually underground), and was encouraged to start his own wine production with his wife. Claiborne & Churchill aims to create pleasurable dinner wines in which there is a harmonious balance of fruit and oak, structure and texture. Now producing 10,000 cases of wine a year in the cool maritime valleys of California’s Central Coast. For more information visit:

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