Fast-Growing California Red Blend Brand Augments National Distribution
(Napa, Calif—August 25, 2021)—SLAM DUNK Wines, a juicy, plush, power-packed delicious red blend for the all-star in each of us, today announced that the company has aligned with Independent Distributor Network (IDN), a group of 27 local distributors and territories, to fulfill SLAM DUNK’s national route to market footprint. Founded in October of 2020, SLAM DUNK has seen meteoric growth in its first nine months with an immediate launch in California, Georgia, Texas, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kansas, Michigan, New York and New Jersey, as well as Japan, South Korea and Canada. The IDN alignment will provide SLAM DUNK with the platform to expand into additional states immediately, including Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington, D.C. and Wisconsin.
SLAM DUNK’s red blend ($14.99 SRP) has an eye-catching orange label and is a massive over-achiever, with power, structure, polish and finesse. From heritage old-vine vineyards, this opulent, richly textured red blend combines the best of Petit Sirah and Zinfandel and is produced to celebrate both milestone moments and every-day achievements. With a combined five decades of expertise in world-class winemaking, brand building and distribution, the partners behind SLAM DUNK rely upon unique access and treasured relationships to over-deliver at an unprecedented price point. The 2019 SLAM DUNK has received a 91-point score from Jeb Dunnuck and a 90-point score by Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate.
“We are extremely excited about our relationship with SLAM DUNK. The brand is amazing and fits our strategy of partnering with family-owned wineries and distilleries to provide robust sales and marketing efforts,” added David Browne, president of IDN.
ABOUT SLAM DUNK
Founded in October 2020 by world-class winemaking, brand building and distribution industry leaders, the partners behind SLAM DUNK rely upon unique access and treasured relationships to massively over-deliver at an unprecedented price point. From heritage old-vine vineyards, this opulent, richly textured red blend combines the best of Petite Sirah and Zinfandel and is produced to celebrate both milestone moments and every-day achievements. For more information, please visit www.slamdunkwines.com.
ABOUT INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTOR NETWORK (IDN)
Independent Distributor Network was established in late 2019 with the goal of overcoming industry consolidation by offering a new model for wine and spirits distribution. The alliance of members consists of 27 local distributors and territories in Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin. IDN provides a sales, marketing, and distribution solution for mid-to-large scale wineries and distilleries seeking a fair and equitable opportunity for national sales and distribution services, through a combination of brand building, local market expertise, and proven growth strategies. For more information, please visit https://www.idndist.com/about.