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Daily Archive: January 20, 2023

California’s Wente Diversifies With Innovations, Imports

Founded in 1883, Livermore, California-based Wente Family Estates is said to be the oldest continuously operated, family-owned winery in the country. The Wente Vineyards brand, known especially for Chardonnay, crossed the 400,000-case mark last year. But it’s not the only arrow in the Wente family’s quiver these days, as the company continues to branch out into higher-priced domestic offerings and imports. SND executive editor Daniel Marsteller recently caught up with CEO Tyson Overton and fifth-generation winegrower and vice president of marketing Aly Wente for an update. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 20, 2023

Seattle Retailer Downtown Spirits In Expansion Mode

Seattle, Washington retailer Downtown Spirits, led by Market Watch Leader Marques Warren, has announced plans to purchase Esquin Wine & Spirits, located in Seattle’s Sodo district, for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 20, 2023

News Briefs for January 20, 2023

•Friuli, Italy’s Nonino, part of the Terlato portfolio in the U.S., has launched Amaro Nonino Riserva Quintessenia. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 20, 2023