The Red Dog

Principals

Cliff Laurendeau, President of Red Dog Wine & Spirits Ltd. is the driving force behind the company, after all the company was named after Clifford, the Big Red Dog. As past Cellar Master to the Australian Wine Society of Vancouver and after 10 years working in the BC wine industry with Vintage Consultants and Maxxium Canada representing such notable international producers as Wolf Blass, Kenwood, Geyser Peak, Mondavi, Ferrari Carano, Charles Heidsieck, Cointreau, and Absolut Vodka, and domestic producer Gray Monk, Cliff decided to live his passion full time and open his own business in 2004 to provide his sales and marketing knowledge to the BC and Alberta market.

Laurie Adams, Director of Marketing & Client Services. With over 24 years of marketing and advertising experience, working with a diverse range of clients, she knows how to anticipate needs and provide solutions quickly. Laurie has produced successful results for major brands with fully integrated campaigns including brand management and guardianship within the retail, attractions, resort, hospitality, QSR and real estate development industries including:  Western Honda Dealers Associations (BC, Alberta, Manitoba), Vancouver Giants,  Quizno’s, Milestone’s Restaurants, Vancouver Airport Retail Authority, Ray-Ban Sunglasses, Grouse Mountain Resorts, Citicorp and Intracorp, a division of Intrawest.  She has experience with developing plans that include everything from culinary councils, to promotional partnerships, sponsorship agreements, national franchise tours and trade shows.