RNDC Will Represent Delicato Family Wines in 12 New Markets

Grand Prairie, TX, Nov. 21, 2022 – Delicato Family Wines today announced an expansion with Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), the national distributor and broker of premium beverage alcohol and non-alcoholic products. The expansion includes twelve (12) new markets: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Oregon, South Carolina, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. These states join the legacy markets of: District of Columbia, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, and Virginia. 

“We are excited to represent Delicato Family Wines and establish this national relationship with one of the largest wineries in the country,” said RNDC CEO Nick Mehall. “Our companies share family values and a similar perspective on how to succeed in the industry. The breadth and depth of Delicato’s portfolio combined with RNDC’s capabilities is a winning combination. I look forward to expanding this relationship.” 

Delicato Family Wines, a fourth-generation family-owned company founded in 1924, is the fifth largest wine company in the U.S. by volume sales and is the U.S. category leader in premium 3L box wines with Bota Box, the original eco-friendly boxed wine. Delicato’s diverse portfolio includes leading popular, luxury, import, and agency brands, such as Coppola Diamond Collection, the U.S.’s #3 domestic super-premium wine brand, as well as Impact Hot Prospect Brands 1924 and Three Finger Jack, and Z. Alexander Brown Wines, the highly successful collaboration with musician Zac Brown.

“We are excited to evolve our long-time partnership with Republic National Distributing Company. They have been an important part of our journey, and we have experienced first-hand RNDC’s performance-driven, entrepreneurial culture in building and growing our brands,” said Delicato CEO Chris Indelicato. “Capitalizing on RNDC’s growth strategy, coupled with the strength of Delicato’s portfolio and go-to-market capabilities, create a combination we believe will be very compelling and valuable to retailers and consumers.” 

About Republic National Distributing Company: 

As a top beverage alcohol distributor in the nation, RNDC’s national reach helps suppliers by building strategic relationships with on- and off-premise customers to elevate their brands and reach their target consumers. RNDC currently operates in the District of Columbia and 38 states across the United States. To learn more, visit www.rndc-usa.com or contact Reace Smith, Vice President, Corporate Communications at reace.smith@rndc-usa.com. 

About Delicato Family Wines: 

Delicato Family Wines is a fourth-generation, family-owned company founded in 1924, that is among the top five largest wine companies in the U.S. Delicato’s diversified portfolio of leading wine brands includes Bota Box, Coppola Diamond Collection, Noble Vines, Gnarly Head, Z. Alexander Brown, Coppola Director’s Cut, Black Stallion, Three Finger Jack, Sofia, 1924, and Schmitt Söhne Family Wines (Germany). Transcendent Wines, Delicato’s fine wine sales and marketing portfolio, includes such luxury brands as Black Stallion Limited Release, and Diora in addition to imported luxury estate wines such as Stoneleigh (New Zealand) and Torbreck Vintners (Australia). For more information, visit www.delicato.comor contact Brent Dodd, Director of Corporate Communications, at brent.dodd@delicato.com