Lake County, CA — Shannon Ridge Family of Wines has purchased Nice Wine Company, located in the town of Nice, Lake County, California. Previously owned by the Larson Family, the purchase of Nice Wine Company includes a fully functioning winery, bottling line and tasting room.
Clay Shannon, owner of Shannon Ridge Family of Wines, said “the acquisition of the Nice Wine Company helps to fully integrate our farming and winemaking operations. We are very pleased to have found our first wine production facility that gives us immediate control and will advance the quality of our winemaking operations here in Lake County.”
Joy Merrilees, Director of Winemaking and Production for Shannon Ridge Family of Wines, will assume the day to day responsibilities for the facility.
Angie Shannon is the National Sales Manager for the brands.
The Shannon Ridge Family of Wines portfolio is available nationwide, and includes Shannon Reserve, Shannon Ridge High Elevation Collection, Buck Shack, High Valley, Playtime, and Vigilance.
About Shannon Ridge
Shannon Ridge is a family-owned vineyard and winery located in Lake County, California. The Shannon family continues their commitment to preserving the land, not only for great vineyard sites, but also for the many wild creatures that also call this mountain property home. Using a farming system they have trademarked Ovis Cycle, the vineyards are certified sustainably farmed to produce the finest fruit possible. The mountain grown fruit offers the winemakers a full flavor profile from which to create robust, food-friendly wines.