Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc.
Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. is the nation’s largest wine and spirits distributor and broker with operations in 35 markets. The multi-state distributor currently operates in: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Kentucky, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming. Southern also holds operating licenses and permits in Nebraska and Texas. On a national basis, Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. employs nearly 14,500 team members. Southern urges all retail customers and adult consumers to market, sell, serve and enjoy its products responsibly. For more information about Southern and its responsible consumption program, see http://www.southernwine.com.
Gus Kalaris is the founder and owner of Constantine Wines, Inc a twenty-six-year-old wine distribution and import company that has enjoyed a great reputation for premium offerings. Gus is responsible for all purchasing, sales, and marketing. Under his leadership, Constantine Wines has enjoyed decades of uninterrupted growth. Kalaris also has over 30 years of extensive experience building wine brands that compete in all ranges. Prior to starting Constantine, he held consulting positions with Mar-Salle Imports and Washington Wholesalers.
Republic National Distributing Company
Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) is an organization built on the strong foundations of long-term, well-established family owned companies. The earliest RNDC predecessor company traces its roots back to a single distributorship that was founded back in 1898 in Pensacola, Florida.
Today, RNDC is the second largest beverage alcohol distributor of premium wine and spirits in the U.S. with wholly owned operations in Alabama, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. RNDC also operates in Arizona, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, and South Carolina through venture partnerships. In total, RNDC employs more than 7,000 hard working individuals nationwide.
Lanterna Distributors Inc.
Lanterna Distributors is a Fine Wine Importer and Wholesale Distributor serving the MD, DC, DE and VA markets since 2004. Specializing in boutique wines from prominent world wine regions we are continually striving to provide the utmost in quality products, sales knowledge, service, and support to our customers. Locally family owned and operated, our goal is to help bridge the gap in the dynamic wine market by simplifying the selection of quality boutique products and creating overall customer value through support and expertise.
Reliable Churchill is Maryland’s premier distributor of wine and spirits, representing many of the finest brands in the industry and selling to licensed on- and off-premise retailers in the state. Reliable Churchill was formed in 2002 by the consolidation of two businesses, each with a 50-year history of service – Reliable Liquors, Inc., and Churchill Distributors, LLC – resulting in the creation of the largest wine and spirits distributorship in Maryland.
Reliable Churchill is a member of The Charmer Sunbelt Group (CSG), one of the nation’s leading distributors of fine wines, spirits, beer and other beverages. A group of privately held companies, CSG operates local distributor and/or brokerage houses in 15 markets: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York (Metro and Upstate), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Together, these companies employ more than 7,000 associates who bring to market some of the most valuable and well-known consumer brands in the world. CSG is a family-owned business that proudly serves as the critical link between wine and spirit suppliers, and the retail outlets where alcoholic beverage brands are legally and responsibly sold and enjoyed.
Washburn Wine Company
Washburn Wine Company is a boutique distributor of fine wines, beers, and spirits serving the Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. markets. The Operating Philosophy of Washburn Wine Company is straightforward: Our success depends on our customer's success in selling our products.
By working in close partnership with producers and customers alike, we focus our attention on interesting products within all geographical regions and price points. Most of our producers are family-run businesses and we love sharing their stories while helping them reasonably grow their sales over the long-term. Our customers love working with us as they know we have spent a lot of time searching out really good products to show them.
Siema Wines, established in 1996, is an importer/distributor of fine wines from small to medium-sized wineries worldwide. Siema’s portfolio contains over 500 wines (and beer from two breweries) from all over the world; the majority of wineries represented are family-owned and operated. Siema imports wine representing the entire price spectrum, with an emphasis on quality and value. Founded and developed under the direction of Emanuele Gaiarin, Siema Wines is a leading wine supplier to retailers and restaurants in its distribution regions. Emanuele and staff carefully consider and select the wines Siema represents, visiting estates all over the world. They work closely with each producer represented in the portfolio, ensuring the uniqueness, quality, and competitive pricing that Siema’s customers expect.
Boutique Vineyards is a fine wine distribution house in Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia, specializing in small production, hand-crafted wines that provide good value in their price tier, offer uniqueness and quality.
The producers we represent are all committed to superlative quality, with a guiding principle that the wines should reflect their distinct terroir. These are real wines made by real people who are passionate about the wine, not the quantity or quarterly reporting. Hand-picked and hand-made, production is usually less than a few hundred cases per varietal.
Chesapeake Distributing, LLC has been in business for the past twenty years and define our success by achieving the highest level of customer satisfaction possible. Chesapeake Distributing offers a wine variety of Wine from all over the world, below are some of our wines by origin:
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