Huneeus Vintners signs distribution agreement with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits has expanded its existing distribution agreement with Huneeus Vintners, a producer of fine wine brands Quintessa, Illumination, Faust, and Flowers.
With the new agreement, Huneeus's brands will be introduced to 19 new markets by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits..
This will bring Huneeus's total distribution footprint to 33, including markets such as Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, and Washington.
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits' senior vice-president Mel Dick said: “We have made significant investments to expand our capabilities and expertise in selling fine wine and are thrilled that Huneeus recognises the value we can bring to their business.
“Our new national alignment with Huneeus reinforces our leadership in this specialised segment of the wine industry and we look forward to continuing our long and mutually successful partnership.”
Huneeus Vintners' founder and owner Agustin Huneeus said: “We made the decision to align with Southern Glazer’s because they have a really unique approach to managing fine wines.
“Southern Glazer’s has a strong commitment to the category, the richest data insights, and a collaborative goal setting process that will enable us to continue to grow our portfolio of brands across the US.”
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is one of North America’s leading wine and spirits distributors. It has operations in 44 US states and the District of Columbia, Canada, and the Caribbean. It employs more than 20,000 people.