New Zealand wine producer Montana Wines has appointed Eric Wright sales manager for the UK and Europe. He is based at the new European offices in west London. Wright will work closely with Seagram, the company's agent in the UK. He was first associated with Montana as sales director of the George Morton Co when it became US sales agent in 1989, and then as director of sales at Seagram. He has also worked for Morgan Furze, Gilbey Vintners, Sandeman, J G Thompson and Lambert Bros.