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Epic Wines named National Importer for Odfjell Vineyards

Family owned winery focuses on Organic/Biodynamic farming.

ARSB_LabelEpic Wines announced today that it will be the exclusive National Importer for Odfjell Vineyards, Maipo Chile and the brands Armador, Orzada and Aliara.
Alan Crawford, Vice President, National Division said: “We are pleased in the addition of this marque producer to our portfolio. We look forward to telling the family story of their long term vision, passion to sustainability and commitment to excellence.”

A true focus in the vineyards, Odfjell uses Organically farmed estate vineyards in four appellations of Maipo (Padre Hurtado), Maule/Cauquenes (Tres Esquinas), Lontué (Rivera del Rio), and Colchagua (Rio de Piedros). The state of the art winery features a gravity flow system for gentle handling of the grapes.

Alejandro Abarca, General Manager Odfjell Vineyards said: “We are very proud of this partnership with such a prestigious company as Epic Wines. They are a very respected player in the US market, with a very professional team that values the quality of Odfjell wines and serves the best accounts in the country.”

ARCA_LabelAbout Odfjell Vineyards
A history of enormous passion that started over 25 years ago, the pioneering Norwegian Armador, (ship owner) Dan Odfjell discovered and fell in love with a small corner of the famous Maipo Valley in Chile. Born of rain in Bergen, Norway, he could not resist the attraction of the austral sun in this Virgilian setting. In that moment he decided to build a premium winery with the highest quality standards that reflects the uniqueness of the place with deep respect for the environment.

Odfjell has been a pioneer in the organic and biodynamic management of their properties and also in the winemaking, being the first gravity flow winery in South America and the first winery to produce 100% Carignan wine in Premium category.

Odfjell Vineyards believes in sustainability as a guiding principle and strives to use this pioneering spirit to capture the best of Chile in a bottle.

About Epic Wines
Epic Wines was founded in 1995 by Robert Prough, a veteran importer and wholesale distributor. The company is comprised of industry professionals with extensive backgrounds in premium wine, beer, and spirit sales. The people of Epic Wines share a serious sense of responsibility in providing excellent service to our customers and to our suppliers.

All of the products within the Epic Wines portfolio were selected to reflect a passionate desire of fine wines. There is a prevailing attitude at Epic Wines that leadership in fine wine distribution begins by recognizing products that will be cutting edge tomorrow while paying attention to the needs of customers and their clientele today. Please visit www.epic-wines.com for more information.