Grand Prairie, Texas, Jan. 06, 2021 – Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), today announced an agreement to purchase Opici Family Distributing of Florida, effective March 1, 2021.
Chief Operating Officer Bob Hendrickson said, “We are excited about the purchase of Opici Family Distributing of Florida as it expands our fine wine and craft spirits portfolio, as well as our relationship with Opici family. The Opici family has been a successful distributor in Florida since 1980 and we are proud to carry on that tradition on their behalf under the RNDC name.”
Along with this purchase, Opici Wines and Spirits, the supplier arm of the Opici family, will be distributed by RNDC in Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico and South Carolina.
“We are pleased to grow our relationship with RNDC and know the brands we’ve built in FL will be in good hands,” said Dina Opici, President of Opici Family Distributing. “We are also excited to align our Opici Wines and Spirits business with RNDC in these new markets.”
About Republic National Distributing Company
RNDC, a world-class distributor of fine wines and spirits in North America, has operations in the District of Columbia and 32 states across the United States. To learn more, visit www.rndc-usa.com or contact Reace Smith, Vice President, Corporate Communications at [email protected].
About Opici Family Distributing: Named one of the “Top 10 US Wine Distributors” by Wines and Vines in 2019, Opici Family Distributing is a fourth-generation, family-owned wines and spirits wholesaler operating in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Florida, Washington DC, Maryland and Delaware. With roots in the wine business dating back to 1934, Opici Family Distributing continues to honor its history with a focus on relationships, customer service, and innovation. Visit www.opicifamilydistributing.com.
About Opici Wines and Spirits: Named “Importer of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast, Opici Wines and Spirits is a dynamic importer and producer of fine wines and artisanal spirits from around the world. The portfolio consists of nearly 40 brands that are available in all fifty states. Founded in 1913, Opici Wines and Spirits is family-owned and now managed by the fourth generation. Visit www.opiciwinesandspirits.com.