Grand Prairie, Texas, Jan. 7, 2021 – Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) announces that it has signed a new agreement with Florida Caribbean Distillers to assume distribution rights for its portfolio of brands in Colorado, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maryland and South Carolina, effective Feb. 1, 2021. The agreement also adds Capriccio Spirits Ready-to-Drink in all RNDC states nationally beginning March 1, 2021.
“We are pleased to expand our relationship with Florida Distillers in RNDC markets,” Executive Vice President of Wine Russell Motz said. “They have been on our radar for expansion as their brands continue to outpace trends in our current markets.”
Florida Distillers President Curt Woods said, “Given the tremendous growth of our brands in current RNDC Markets, the logical move was to expand that relationship and capitalize on RNDC strong position in RTD Spirits.”
RNDC also distributes Florida Distillers’ portfolio, including Capriccio Wines, Club Caribe Rum, Mad Dragon Wines, Capriccio Spirits and Ron Carlos Rum, in Alaska, Arizona, California, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Capriccio Ready-to-Drink Spirits are sold in Florida. RNDC has brokerage agreements for spirits in Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina, Alabama, Michigan, Oregon, Idaho, Missouri, Utah and Wyoming. The company also has a brokerage agreement for wine and spirits in Mississippi and Montgomery County.
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 Florida Caribbean Distillers
Florida Caribbean Distillers was the first registered distillery in Florida established in 1943, in Lake Alfred FL. FCD currently operates two distilleries located in Lake Alfred, and Auburndale Florida.
Florida Caribbean is the company behind Capriccio Sangria, a million-case brand for the past three years. With our strength in Spirits, wine-based beverages & rum, and a deep commitment to innovation, we will be launching Capriccio Spirts an exciting new spirit based RTD into the US 2021. As an industry leader in innovation, and elite packaging Capriccio Spirits is set to follow in the successful footsteps of Capriccio Sangria.
Florida Caribbean Distillers is a division of CC1 Companies, Inc. Which includes Coca-Cola PR Bottlers, CC1 Beer Distributors, and Coca-Cola Bottlers – Caribbean