Jay Thomson


Mason Pacific’s owner, Jay Thomson, is the founder and CEO of the Murano Group, a San Francisco-based investment company that owns consumer and wine-focused businesses including Copain Wines, AG Ferrari, and Punchdown Cellars. The award-winning Healdsburg-based Copain Wines produces primarily Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Chardonnay, and serves as the vanguard of a balanced, food-friendly approach to California wines. AG Ferrari, founded in 1919, is an importer and purveyor of specialty foods. Since Murano’s acquisition of the company in 2013 AG Ferrari has expanded the breadth and depth of its Italian-focused wine selection, emphasizing smaller producers from all 20 wine regions in Italy. Jay is also an enthusiastic wine collector, focused primarily on wines of Burgundy, Champagne, and Piedmont.