Trinchero Family Estates purchases Mason Cellars, Pomelo Brand

Trinchero Family Estates today announced its acquisition of Mason Cellars, owners of Pomelo and Three Pears wines. President and COO Bob Torkelson commented, “We are delighted to bring Mason Cellars into our family, and in doing so add to the breadth and depth of our collection of brands. TFE remains committed to diversifying our portfolio in a way that supports our mission to be consumer-driven and consistently offer quality and value. The wines of Mason Cellars are unique and have demonstrated great success in the market, thus offering a significant addition to the ever-growing portfolio of premium and luxury wine at TFE.”

Kirsty Cringan joins Trinchero as Chief Financial Officer

Kirsty Cringan has joined Trinchero Family Estates (TFE) as Chief Financial Officer, replacing outgoing CFO Mark Smithers. After 21 successful years with the company, Smithers will transition into a new role at TFE working with the Trinchero family and shareholders on key corporate initiatives. He will scale back his day-to-day operations and assist with the CFO office’s transition. Bob Torkelson, TFE president and COO, said, “We are happy for Mark and his family as he moves on to the next phase of his career. In his 21 years at TFE, Mark was instrumental in developing our world-class finance team and providing valuable insight that helped us grow.”

Ménage à Trois launches GOLD Chardonnay

The wine brand widely credited with defining the premium red blend category has launched a new Chardonnay, Ménage à Trois GOLD ($12 SRP). An annual $2.4-billion-dollar category, Chardonnay is the largest varietal type in the United States, representing 16% of all wine sales and growing year after year*.

Pacific Heights Wines National Launch

Trinchero Family Estates (TFE) today announced the launch of their newest brand, Pacific Heights, in addition to an on-premise only brand, Cloudfall. The Pacific Heights line highlights some of the greatest growing regions in California along the Pacific Coast. These wines are available on and off-premise at nationwide retailers beginning August 2016.

Trinchero Napa Valley Opens New Tasting Room

Trinchero Napa Valley has announced the official opening of its newly- designed tasting room to the public. The only namesake brand within the leading wine and spirits company, Trinchero Family Estates, this re-developed and reimagined space evokes the best that Napa Valley has to offer.

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“What the Maker of Sutter Home Wines Is Trying to Do Next”
You’re likely familiar with Sutter Home’s White Zinfandel, the unapologetically pink, sweet and unfussy wine known for its affordability.

25th Annual Build a Better Burger $25,000.00 Grand Prize Winner

Sutter Home Family Vineyards, one of America’s favorite wine brands, announced today that Phyllis O’Shaughnessy from Naperville, IL is the Grand Prize Winner of the 25th Annual Sutter Home Build a Better Burger® Recipe Contest.

Trinity Oaks and Trees for the Future

Congratulations! Together we’ve planted over 15,000,000 trees with our One Bottle One Tree program.

Trinchero Family Estates partners with Karen Cakebread and Ziata Wines

Trinchero Family Estates (TFE) today announced a partnership with Ziata wines. Founded in 2008 by wine industry veteran Karen Cakebread, Ziata wines are small-production wines born out of the many relationships that Karen has cultivated in the two decades that she’s lived and worked in Napa Valley.

Trinchero Family Estates Wins Big!

Trinchero Family Estates wins Winery of the Year at the 2015 Indy International Wine Awards.