Founder & CEO, Folktale Group

Gregory Ahn is the Founder and CEO of the Folktale Group, which manages the Folktale brand and a growing family of valuable businesses in wine, food, hospitality, and experiences. Founded in 2009, the Folktale Group has grown to encompass 11 national wine brands, 2 wineries, over 400 acres of vines, 4 restaurants, a national sales & distribution company, a special events business, and a craft spirits brokerage.

Based in Carmel, CA, the vision of all Folktale Group businesses is to “Make Life More Joyful” for our employees, customers, and stakeholders. Folktale’s Wine business was ranked 4 consecutive years in Inc. Magazine’s Top 500/5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. Folktale Winery was named the 2016 California Winery of the Year by the California Travel Assoc. Seventh & Dolores Steakhouse was named Top 100 Restaurants in America by Wine Enthusiast Magazine in 2019.

Greg received his undergraduate degree from Trinity College, and has master’s degrees from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business and the University of California, Berkeley. He lives in Carmel, California with his wife and 3 children.