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Napa Valley Grape Grower Round Pond Estate Builds Namesake Brand

Long known as a supplier of Napa Valley grapes to other wineries, Rutherford-based Round Pond Estate has been ratcheting up its own winemaking activity in recent years, an effort that has yielded impressive growth and a rising profile. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 9, 2015

Interview: On-Premise Specialist The Mark Wine Group Projects 25% Growth

Austin, Texas-based wine sales and marketing firm The Mark Wine Group has carved out a niche as a specialist for the on-premise arena, connecting family-owned and independent wineries with national restaurant and hotel chains. Launched in 2007 with a single partner producer—Napa’s Boisset Collection—The Mark Wine Group’s portfolio has since grown to include Mionetto USA, Vintage Point, Hahn Family Wines, Bogle Vineyards and O’Neill Vintners & Distillers, among others. This year, it’s projecting growth of 25%-30% and sales of roughly 230,000 cases. The Mark Wine Group founder and president Mark Gmur recently spoke with Shanken News Daily associate editor Christina Jelski to discuss the outlook for both the company and the on-premise market as a whole. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 21, 2015