January 27, 2020, Sonoma, Calif. — Sonoma-based Vintage Point – “Partners in Wine”, the company which offers sales, marketing and general management services to small, luxury wineries, today announced that it has entered into sales and marketing partnership with Hindsight Vineyards, the Napa-based, gold medal award winning winery. Hindsight Vineyards join other iconic partners in the Vintage Point portfolio including Rabble Wine Company, Cigar Box, Goose Ridge, Nine Hats, R.S. Lipman Wine & Spirits, Eros Spinozzi Selections and Bacchus Wineworks Portfolio of DeLille Cellars, Sbragia Family and Panther Creek.
“We are very excited to partner with Hindsight Vineyards. Their Hindsight 20/20 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a proven winner for steakhouses at $20 by-the-glass”, states Vintage Point President, David Biggar. Biggar adds, “Hindsight Vineyards is planning to add a ‘Weis Selection’ Sauvignon Blanc, made by veteran winemaker Brett Weis.
“We had several distributors recommend Vintage Point to support our efforts in the marketplace”, states Seth Gersch, partner at Hindsight Vineyards. “The Vintage Point team are veterans with deep relationships in the trade and distributor network”, adds Gersch. “They provide the market level support distributors need to help gain distribution”. “Passion, Professionalism, Persistence were three attributes I saw in Vintage Point executives as we discussed each area of the country” added partner Bill Boykin. “It reminded me of my days at Seagram Chateau and Estates. Knowing each had been instrumental in building successful brands across the country gave us confidence in partnering with Vintage Point”.
Awarded the “Innovator of the Year” in 2012 by the Wine Enthusiast, Vintage Point’s innovation extends beyond packaging, branding, segmentation, sourcing and positioning, to provide a flexible and diverse approach that enables Vintage Point clients to go to market and compete. Their portfolio is luxury focused representing industry icons such Sam Bronfman, Allan Shoup, Philippe Melka, Michel Rolland, Ed Sbragia, John Geber, Alejandro Bulgheroni, Robert Lipman and Eros Spinozzi, among others.
Based in Calistoga, Hindsight Vineyards has Estate Cabernet and Petite Sirah and sources Howell Mountain Cabernet from Bella Vetta Vineyard, made by partner and veteran Napa Winemaker Jac Cole. In addition to their Hindsight 20/20 Napa Valley Cabernet, they have a 20/20 Retrospective Red Blend and a Napa Valley Chardonnay. The 20/20 “Weis Selection” Sauvignon Blanc line extension will be added in Spring.
About Vintage Point
Formed in March 2006, Vintage Point offers a full range of winery services and a national sales and marketing team that specialize in placing luxury wines in the optimal retail and restaurant outlets. As a launching point for new brand concepts, Vintage Point’s launched or played significant roles in the growth of Josh, Layer Cake, Educated Guess, Mionetto, Joseph Carr, and Cherry Pie to name a few. Their current partners include Rabble Wine Company, Bacchus Wine Works -DeLille Cellars, Sbragia Family Vineyards and Panther Creek, Santa Rita Wines-Cigar Box, Nine Hats, Alliance Wines, Goose Ridge Vineyards, Fort Ross Vineyard & Winery, Hindsight Vineyards, Alejandro Bulgheroni and Moone Tsai, Upchurch Vineyards among others. Vintage Point Partners David Biggar, President, Kerri Havens COO and Tom Peterson, Co-Founder, emphasize that “Partners in Wine” signifies not only their own partnership, but the many partnerships they have formed with the luxury wine trade. For more information on Vintage Point, visit www.vintagepoint.com.
About Hindsight Vineyards
Founded in 2011, Hindsight Vineyards is a Napa Valley winery located within the Calistoga AVA. As a small boutique wine producer, we stay true to our vision of making sustainably produced, world-class, yet reasonably priced, Napa Valley wine. We get tremendous pleasure from our customers who tell us how much they enjoy our wine. Visit us at www.hindsightwines.com.