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RNDC and Riboli Family Wines Announce National Partnership 


July 26, 2023 —Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) and Riboli Family Wines, announce their national partnership effective July 21. Riboli Family Wines is well known for crafting estate wine brands San Simeon, Maddalena, Highlands 41, and Opaque from the prestigious California winegrowing regions of Paso Robles, Monterey, and Napa Valley. The Riboli’s are also the creators for their Italian wine brand Stella Rosa®, which has been a household name in the U.S. wine market for almost a decade.

With this national agreement, RNDC now represents Riboli Family Wines in eight new states. The partnership will now include Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, New York, Oregon and Washington.  

“We’re thrilled to announce our national relationship with Riboli Family Wines,” said Nick Mehall, Chief Executive Officer. “The Riboli Family continues to push the boundaries of innovation in winemaking and enhancing the wine drinking experience. A shared commitment to our core values is what aligns us perfectly and enhances our abilities to grow and build our companies. It’s an honor to have Riboli’s vote of confidence.”

Celebrating over 105 years of operating in the alcoholic beverage space, Riboli Family Wines was founded in 1917 with the values of achieving great things through hard work and perseverance. The company’s success is centered around a legacy of innovation, sustainability, family, and a commitment to constantly improve its winemaking and ensure the highest quality.  

“As a family, we are excited to start this newly strengthened partnership with RNDC and look forward to building great wine and spirits brands together,” says Steve Riboli, President, and 3rd Generation Riboli family member. “RNDC’s commitment to growth, innovation, education, and investments in infrastructure mirrors our company’s motto “Sempre Avanti” which means “Always Forward”. As we move forward into this partnership, our teams will work much more closely to increase consumer awareness to the wine and spirits categories, build out award-winning brands, and celebrate success together.”

About Republic National Distributing Company     

As a top beverage alcohol distributor in the nation, RNDC’s national reach helps suppliers by building strategic relationships with on- and off-premise customers to elevate their brands and reach their target consumers. RNDC currently operates in the District of Columbia and 38 states across the United States. To learn more, visit www.rndc-usa.com or contact Kanchan Kinkade, Vice President, Corporate Communications at Kanchan.Achar@rndc-usa.com

About Riboli Family Wines 

Riboli Family Wines, family-owned since 1917, celebrates over a century crafting award-winning wines. Winner of Wine Enthusiasts’ 2018 “American Winery of the Year”, Riboli Family Wines includes Riboli Estates Group – a portfolio of estate-based brands sourced from the family’s 1,800 acres of sustainably farmed vineyards in Paso Robles, Monterey, and Napa Valley – as well as Stella Rosa®, the #1 Import Brand. With an affinity for business and innovation, the 3rd and 4th generations of the Riboli Family continue to lead the industry and push the boundaries of winemaking and the wine drinking experience. For more information, please visit www.riboliwines.com, or contact Steve Riboli, President sriboli@riboliwines.com or Andrea Cromaz, Vice President, Marketing at acromaz@riboliwines.com.



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