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North Shore Winery Announces Distributor Partnership with Vinocopia
April 15, 2019 – Lutsen, Minn. – North Shore Winery is pleased to announce a new distributor partnership with Vinocopia, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minn. This new partnership will allow North Shore Winery to distribute its red and white wines across the state of Minnesota.
“We continue to be amazed by the support of our customers and wanted to offer our wines in restaurants and liquor stores across the state of Minnesota ,” states Chuck Corliss, North Shore Winery founder and winemaker. “We found the right partnership with Vinocopia which prides itself on representing unique, craft beverages and brands through a terrific sales and management team which offer personalized service. ”
Officially kicking off the partnership in March, Vinocopia plans to extend the reach of North Shore Winery products across the state of Minnesota. With 16 salespeople covering the state, Vincopia has the organization in place to open up new restaurants and liquor stores for North Shore Winery products.
“We were in the market for Minnesota wines to add to our catalog and feel North Shore Winery fits that niche for our customers,” states Marion Dauner, general manager of Vinocopia. “The wines have been greatly received in Northeastern Minnesota, and through our team, we will extend that reach across the state.”
With more than 40 wholesale customers, North Shore Winery is looking forward to having its products offered in each corner of the state and in the Twin Cities metro. To find current retail locations, visit /Find-Our-Wine.
Vinocopia Fine Wine and Spirits is a wholesale distributor of alcohol and beverage brands in Minnesota. Founded in 2006 and family-owned and operated, they are deeply invested in giving partners and customers the best experience possible. The Vinocopia catalog has grown to feature more than 20 countries, over 300 brands, and 2,000 products. Vinocopia sells products of value, with integrity and always demonstrate a passion for the product and industry. www.vinocopia.com
About North Shore Winery
North Shore Winery, established in 2013, was founded by Chuck and Kim Corliss of Lutsen, Minn. In 2017, Jeremy and Mary Hanson of Richfield, Minn. became partners in the business. The winery produces over 3,000 cases of red and white wines annually. The business also produces hard cider made from Minnesota apples annually only sold in Cook County. The Winery, located on Ski Hill Road in Lutsen, Minn., has normal business hours from Noon to 7 p.m. and is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The tasting room is open Thursdays from 2-8 p.m., open late for Date Nights. www.northshorewinery.us