Joseph Wagner Launches Copper Cane Wines & Provisions, With New Products UpcomingSeptember 25, 2014
Joseph Wagner, founder of the Wagner Family of Wine’s Belle Glos and Meiomi Pinot Noir brands, has officially launched his new Copper Cane Wines & Provisions company. The group will adopt Wagner’s Meiomi brand, while Belle Glos will remain within the Chuck Wagner-led Wagner Family of Wine. Additionally, the Copper Cane portfolio will include the recently-launched Meiomi Chardonnay, which began shipping in May, and Elouan, a new Oregon Pinot Noir.
In the coming months, the company plans to also add Carne Humana, a new Napa red blend, and a range of high-end Zinfandel from California. Launched by Wagner in 2009, Meiomi has reported steady 40% growth over the past several years, and is projected to reach well over a half-million cases this year. The brand was named the Market Watch “Wine Brand of the Year” for 2014.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.