WINDSOR, CA – October 6, 2020 – Alexander Valley Cellars is proud to announce it will be purchasing Wine Country Cellars and Wine Country Shipping. The deal is scheduled to close October 16, 2020.
While AVC has been in business since 1985, this is their first acquisition. “We are so excited to be expanding our AVC family,” stated Co-Owner, Marci Jacobs. “We literally started with a small warehouse on Alexander Valley Road with 2 admin and a couple warehouse guys and have grown to a company with 50 employees and 475,000 ft2 of space.” The acquisition includes 81,000 ft2 of temperature and humidity-controlled warehouse space in Healdsburg and Windsor, as well as the specialized shipping business.
Co-owners Marci Jacobs and Meritt Dahlgren said the conversation with Wine Country Cellars and Wine Country Shipping owner, Janice Laskowski, began about a year ago and the deal has been in the works for the past several months. “We are local, family-owned businesses that share a lot of the same values,” stated Janice. “AVC has been around a long time and we trust them to continue taking care of our customers the way we have for the past 26 years.”
About Alexander Valley Cellars
Alexander Valley Cellars was founded in 1985 and purchased by Marc Dahlgren in 1996. Today, Marc’s son Meritt Dahlgren and daughter Marci Jacobs co-own the business. AVC offers wine, and spirits customers climate-controlled storage, in-bond & tax-paid storage, import/export shipping & receiving, complete compliance services, order processing, computerized inventory control, direct to consumer order fulfillment and custom packaging solutions. Please visit alexandervalleycellars.com for additional information.
About Wine Country Cellars
In 2002, Daniel and Janice Laskowski built their first 40,000 ft2 state-of-the-art wine storage facility. In 2014 they opened their second storage facility, providing an additional 30,000 fts. Wine Country Cellars provides safe, environmentally controlled wine storage for individual collectors and business customers.
About Wine Country Shipping
Wine Country Shipping was founded in 1994 with the mission to provide reliable, cost effective shipping services for wineries located in the Dry Creek, Russian River and Alexander Valley areas of Sonoma County.