Delicato Family Wines extends national partnership with Republic National Distributing Company

RNDC will represent Delicato family wines in 12 new markets

Grand Prairie, TX November 21, 2022 – Delicato Family Wines today announced expansion with Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), the national distributor and broker of premium beverage alcohol and non-alcoholic products. The expansion includes twelve (12) new markets: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Oregon, South Carolina, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. These states join the legacy markets of District of Columbia, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Virginia.

“We are excited to represent Delicato Family Wines and to build this national relationship with one of the largest wineries in the country,” said RNDC CEO Nick Mehall. “Our companies share family values ​​and a similar perspective on how to succeed in the industry. The breadth and depth of Delicato’s portfolio combined with RNDC’s capabilities is a winning combination. I look forward to expanding this relationship.”

Delicato Family Wines, a fourth-generation family business founded in 1924, is the fifth-largest wine company in the United States by volume and the leader in the US premium three-liter wine category with Bota Box, the original eco-friendly wine in a box. Delicato’s diverse portfolio includes leading popular, luxury, import and agency brands such as Coppola Diamond Collection, the #3 US super-premium wine brand, as well as Impact Hot Prospect Brands 1924 and Three Finger Jack and Z. Alexander Brown Wines, the extremely successful collaboration with musician Zac Brown.

“We are excited to extend our longstanding partnership with Republic National Distributing Company. They have been an important part of our journey and we have experienced firsthand the performance-driven, entrepreneurial culture of RNDC as we build and grow our brands,” said Chris Indelicato, CEO of Delicato. “The capitalization of RNDC’s growth strategy, coupled with the strength of the Delicato portfolio and go-to-market capabilities create a combination that we believe will be very compelling and valuable to retailers and consumers.”

RNDC will begin distributing Delicato products in January 2023.

About Republic National Distributing Company

As one of the nation’s leading alcoholic beverage distributors, RNDC’s national reach helps suppliers elevate their brands and reach their target customers by building strategic relationships with on-premises and off-premises customers. RNDC currently operates in the District of Columbia and 38 states in the United States. To learn more, visit or contact Reace Smith, Vice President, Corporate Communications at [email protected].

About the wines of the Delicato family

Delicato Family Wines is a fourth generation family business founded in 1924 and is one of the top five wine companies in the United States. Delicato’s diversified portfolio of leading wine brands includes Bota Box, Coppola Diamond Collection, Noble Vines, Gnarly Head, Z. Alexander Brown, Coppola Director’s Cut, Black Stallion, Three Finger Jack, Sofia, 1924, and Schmitt Söhne family wines (Germany). Transcendent Wines, Delicato’s fine wine sales and marketing portfolio, includes luxury brands such as Black Stallion Limited Release and Diora, as well as imported luxury estate wines such as Stoneleigh (New Zealand) and Torbreck Vintners (Australia). For more information, visit or contact Brent Dodd, Director of Corporate Communications at [email protected].