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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

News Briefs for March 24, 2021

•Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based e-commerce player GoPuff is now valued at nearly $9 billion, following a new round of funding that will inject $1.15 billion into the business. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 24, 2021

News Briefs for March 4, 2021

•Livermore, California-based Wente Family Estates has named Tyson Overton as CEO. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 4, 2021

News Briefs for October 29, 2020

•Chopin Imports is bringing Ron Carúpano rum to the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 29, 2020

News Briefs for April 30, 2019

•Wente Family Estates has been named the U.S. importer for Argentina’s Bodega Cuarto Dominio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 30, 2019

Interview, Part 2: Amy Hoopes, President, Wente Family Estates

In the second part of our interview with Amy Hoopes, the Wente Family Estates president discusses trends in the rising direct-to-consumer segment, export markets, and how the emergence of cannabis as a new consumer category could impact the business moving forward. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 11, 2018

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