APPELLATION WINE COMPANY

Appellation Wine Company is a unique portfolio of family estate wineries, proudly working together to grow and market world-class wines that reflect the historic soils from which they came and the passionate commitment of the families involved. We strive to deliver success for our clients, distributors and customers. 

 

BARLOW VINEYARDS

Their entry into wine production came as a result of making a small amount of 100% estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon, originally only meant for family and friends. Today’s production of their estate grown wine has increased to 1500 cases annually, which includes two 100% Cabernet Sauvignon wines, a Cabernet Sauvignon blend, a 100% Merlot, and a 100% Zinfandel.


BLUE ROCK VINEYARD

Just like wine, some of the best things in life do not just change, they evolve: developing gradually into a better, more complex state with time. The same is said of Blue Rock’s commitment to producing vintages true to their European roots. Wines on the estate are crafted with the type of knowledge and modern finesse that only come with experience. Blue Rock’s technique enhances the uniqueness of each wine`s character while aIso maintaining the soul of its history and the integrity of the land. The result: vintages that feel like an accessible luxury because they exceed expectation, but for a reasonable price. It’s like getting upgraded to first class when you least expect it

 

BRAZOS WINE IMPORTS

Their wines embody a specific terroir, quality is never compromised. They cater to those looking to discover small production one of a kind wines crafted to express the unique story of their time and place on earth. They import wine and cider from fifteen different producers located in some of the most highly regarded sub-regions of Argentina and Chile. Focussing on artisan, single vineyard, small production, estate grown, eco friendly wines. The wines they represent all share an old world, terroir-centric style which we believe are unique and rare qualities to find in South America

 

CHAMPANGE CANARD-DUCHÊNE

Canard-Duchêne’s passion stems from a unique blend of family values and an identity deeply rooted in the Champagne region. A true piece of Canard-Duchêne’s oenological heritage, Pinot Noir draws its character from the nutrient-rich soil of the Montagne de Reims, the product of 70 million years of evolution and unique combination of limestone, chalk, clay and sands.

 

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CRAFT WINES

Paul Stroud founded the import and distribution shop Craft Wines Colorado in Boulder in 2014, specializing in under-the-radar, small-batch California wines. Stroud is committed to representing a new generation of producers, with an emphasis on Pacific Coast wines created to be authentic and unique expressions of their vineyards. Most of Craft Wines’ portfolio comprises wines that are grown and bottled with very little intervention.

 

DUCKHORN VINEYARDS

Co-founded by Dan and Margaret Duckhorn in 1976, Duckhorn Vineyards has spent forty years establishing itself as one of North America’s premier producers of Napa Valley wines. From its modest inaugural vintage of 800 cases of Cabernet Sauvignon and 800 cases of Merlot in 1978, to its addition of Sauvignon Blanc in 1982, Duckhorn Vineyards has crafted a tradition of quality and excellence that continues today.

ENTOURAGE®

Born from an international group of rosé aficionados sharing over a century of friendship, "Entourage®," is made with the best sustainably grown grapes, lots of love, and a ton of passion. Produced in the heart of the French Riviera, our registered designation of origins "AOC-Cotes de Provence" represents the highest level of quality in French rosé winemaking. Any wine bearing the name of this official wine-producing area must strictly respect clearly defined parameters of production. "AOC-Côtes de Provence" is not to be confused with "Wine of Provence.


E&J GALLO WINERY

Since its inception, the hallmark of E. & J. Gallo Winery’s founders has been their unwavering commitment to quality. By taking the utmost care in each and every step of the grape growing and winemaking process, E. & J. Gallo Winery has consistently delivered outstanding wines for every occasion and price. The Winery continues to be at the forefront of the winemaking industry by researching and determining the very best regions to grow grapes, using the most effective techniques for grape growing, and lastly, employing the best ways to craft world-class wines.

 

ESTATE BRANDS DISTRIBUTING CO.

Estate Brands Distributing Company (EBDC) was founded in 2012 and is locally owned and operated. We are dedicated to representing the finest wines, spirits, and non alcoholic selections from all over the world in the Colorado market.

FAR NIENTE FAMILY OF WINERIES

Nineteen eighty-two marked the return of winemaking to Far Niente, with the harvest of the winery’s first Cabernet Sauvignon. Chardonnay was also produced at the winery for the first time that year; the 1979, ’80 and ’81 vintage wines were made at an offsite location. Today, the winery continues to focus on producing only the two varietal wines.

F.B. MCDONALD IMPORTS, INC.

Founded by Frank McDonald (Aspen & Ireland), F.B. McDonald Imports specializes in importing only delicious wines from both Spain & Portugal. 

 

FIRST STEP BEVERAGE

Our team of experienced executives pairs out-of-the-box thinking with tried-and-true Brand Development. We're on the cusp of social media trends, OMNI channel selling, new technologies and new ways to deliver both Brand recognition and revenue.

 

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA

Francis Ford Coppola has been in the wine business for over 30 years. He purchased his first winery, the old Inglenook Estate in 1975, after making the well know movie – The Godfather. He has continued the legacy of the Inglenook Estate by producing many famous and highly rated wines, including Rubicon and CASK Cabernet. In 2006, Francis bought another winery, the old Chateau Souverain Winery in Sonoma, outside of Geyserville. He renamed it the Francis Coppola Winery and has transformed it into a showcase, complete with a swimming pool, botchy ball courts and a museum with many of pieces from his movie memorabilia career on display there.

 

GIULIANA IMPORTS

In Mendoza we have found the place that we were looking for, a place where traditional values of Wine can be reinvigorated with a modern approach, to produce a unique, contemporary Wine. We believe that our Mission here is to build, and to keep on building as this Terroir keeps responding to our work, and rewarding our work with its beauties.

“A job for Ants” is the Argentine saying for humble, patient, extended work; therefore the Ant is our symbol and our good luck charm. We work with great pride, but we are aware that keeping an open mindset, humble enough to be always willing to learn new lessons, is the secret to grow as persons and as winemakers.

 

GRAND VIN

Established in 2011, Grand Vin Wine Merchants is a team of wine professionals and hospitality specialists whose collective experience is several decades old and spans the breadth of professions in the world of fine wine.  Their valuable experience is the foundation upon which GVWM built its international relationships for sourcing and shipping the world’s finest wines.

HESS COLLECTION

Donald Hess became interested in mountain winegrowing during a business trip to the Napa Valley in the mid‐1970’s. With further research, he found that Mount Veeder mountain vineyards had the ideal combination of soils and microclimates to produce grapes of distinctive character and flavor. This venture became The Hess Collection where the appreciation for unique mountain and valley fruit is expressed through artfully crafted wines.

JACKSON FAMILY WINES

Our vineyards and wineries are first and foremost family-owned and operated. When Jess Jackson entered the wine business three decades ago, his goal was to create a family enterprise specializing in handmade wines of unmatched character.

In addition to handcrafting fine wines from some of the world’s most acclaimed regions, our family’s other passions include a commitment to sustainability, giving back to our communities, and thoroughbred horses.

Whether our focus on responsible farming and vineyard management, engaging in philanthropy that has a positive impact where we live and do business, or world-class horse breeding and training, we believe that love and hard work can accomplish great things.

 

JUSTIN WINES

We planted our first vineyard back in 1981 with mission to make world-class Bordeaux-style blends. Since then, we’ve expanded both our knowledge of viniculture in this unique region as well as our acreage. At JUSTIN®, we combine traditional Old World methods—like hand-harvesting and small-barrel aging in French oak—with New World technology. For example: the “Air Knife,” an ingenious process invented by our winemakers, boosts grape quality and efficiency.

 

J. LOHR WINERY

It has been 45 years since Jerry Lohr first began planting Chardonnay in Monterey’s Arroyo Seco. Our pioneering attitude is the same today as it was back then. Our single-minded goal is to let the quality and terroir of this world-class, cool climate winegrowing region shine through in every bottle of J. Lohr.

J. WILKES WINES

A bottle of J.Wilkes is an investment to keep your friends and family at the table for an extra hour. We believe the combination of food, love and wine is one of the most important rituals left in this country and is the cure for spending too much time with technology.

MOET & CHANDON CHAMPAGNE

Sharing success and glamour with the world has been our inspiration, our passion and our raison d'être for nearly three centuries. The legendary Moët & Chandon is celebrating 270 years as the world’s most loved champagne. For over a quarter of a millennium, the renowned French winemaker has been sharing the magic of champagne across the globe. Every glass overflows with the House’s hallmark values of history, generosity, savoir-faire, success, boldness and elegance—values still at the heart of its global appeal. Toward the end of the 18th century, Jean-Remy Moët, grandson of founder Claude Moët, became famous as the man who introduced champagne to the world. The important figures of the era, from the Marquise de Pompadour to Talleyrand to Napoleon quickly fell in love with the House’s effervescent wine. Moët & Chandon was soon the icon of success and elegance that it remains to this day.

MUNDO VINO

Mundo Vino is a voyage of taste and discovery. Redefining the Old and New Worlds, the portfolio is comprised of a comprehensive collection of 40+ vibrant wine estates. Wineries representing the very best of Argentina, Chile, Spain, Portugal, and beyond, representing some of the most established, family-owned properties in these prestigious regions, as well as a new generation of winemakers dedicated to innovation and quality.

 

OLD WORLD WINE CO

Old World Wine Company’s mission is to work directly with small owner-operated grower domains across Europe whose wines respect the terroir, traditions and local varietals of the place, while also demonstrating integrity and value.

In today’s global economy, working directly with producers and selling directly to fine restaurants and wine shops is the only way to ensure the provenance, quality and fair market price by eliminating middle men, using only temperature-controlled shipments, and building long term relationships with producers and clients.

PREMIUM PORT WINES

Premium Port Wines is the North American importer for the Symington Family Estates of Portugal and the only specialized importer of Port, Madeira and Douro DOC wines.

RIBOLI FAMILY WINES

In 1986, Stefano and Maddalena Riboli began farming a small, 16-acre vineyard in the heart of Napa Valley’s Rutherford appellation. Located along the Silverado Trail, the site was chosen for its rich, clay loam soils and gentle slope. The vineyard came to be called ‘Riboli Family Vineyard’ and has since produced multiple award-winning Cabernet Sauvignon wines. A temperate climate of warm days and cool nights provide the long growing season necessary for full maturation of flavors and aromas. Multiple clonal selections of Cabernet Sauvignon and a small section of Petit Verdot create complexity and depth. Neighbors include Caymus Winery and Beckstoffer’s Georges III Vineyard.

ROMBAUER VINEYARDS

The Joy of Wine – Our philosophy of wine and food goes back to Koerner Rombauer’s ancestors from the wine growing region of Reingau, Germany, where wine is considered an essential complement to a meal. The Joy of Wine is a direct connection to The Joy of Cooking, written by Koerner’s great aunt, Irma Rombauer.

 

SAINTSBURY WINERY

Saintsbury is founded by David Graves and Dick Ward focusing on Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. the winery’s namesake honors George Saintsbury, literary historian and oenophile.  

   

THE SORTING TABLE

The Sorting Table searches for wine growers who own and tend their vineyards, farm their vineyards using sustainable, organic or biodynamic practices, are passionate in their zeal to make the best wines they can and are considered to be exemplary producers in the wine region they call home. We import their wines, market them and distribute them to wholesalers throughout the United States.

 

TERLATO WINES

Terlato Wines is the leading marketer of luxury wines in the U.S. - with a global portfolio of more than 80 exceptional brands and more 90+ wines than any other wine company in the world. Learn more about our exclusive collection.

 

VERAISON BEVERAGE DISTRIBUTORS

Veraison Beverage Distributors is a wholesale beverage distributor specializing in small, family owned vineyards that produce limited amounts of exceptional wine.  Veraison services the retail and restaurant community of Colorado providing quality products from around the world.

Veraison was founded in 2007 by Bob Cohen.  Bob has an extensive career in the wine industry. With over 30 years of experience, Bob has formed numerous relationships throughout the world with growers and winemakers.  In building this distribution company, Bob has selected only the finest brands to represent.  We pride ourselves on our unparalleled portfolio and our excellent customer service.



VINMARKET SELECTIONS

VinMarket Selections has quickly built a portfolio of high quality, well priced wines from around the world. We have a collaborative environment with our suppliers, employees and customers so our decisions will ultimately benefit everyone involved. We are proud to introduce many family owned wineries and distilleries into Colorado for the first time ever. When combined with venerable brands like Lanson Champagne and Vega Sicilia, VinMarket Selections makes a great new partner for savvy wine and spirit lovers.

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WINEBOW GROUP

Formed in 2014, as the result of a merger of two prominent industry forces, The Vintner Group and Winebow, The Winebow Group and its member companies share a common culture based on passion, knowledge and outstanding customer service.

The Winebow Group represents some of the most established, family-owned properties, as well as a new generation of winemakers and distillers who are dedicated to innovation and quality. The Winebow Group comprises national importer and distribution houses that offer comprehensive portfolios of fine wine, spirits, and sake from around the world.

ZONIN

Since 1821 the Zonin family, seven generations of winemakers in Northern Italy, has owned and operated Casa vinicola Zonin. The Zonin family’s portfolio includes nine wineries located in seven of the most renowned wine regions in Italy. Every wine made by the Zonin Family is inspired by the philosophy of preserving the local winemaking traditions, land and culture of their respective Regions.