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Farella Braun + Martel Advises Fetzer Vineyards on Its Acquisition of Excelsior Wine Company

July 5, 2018 Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO (July 5, 2018): Farella Braun + Martel LLP represented Fetzer Vineyards in its acquisition of the Excelsior Wine Company collection. The addition to its portfolio of the Excelsior collection positions Fetzer Vineyards as the nation’s leading supplier of South American wines and as the 12th largest wine marketer in the United States. The deal was announced on June 26, 2018.

The Excelsior portfolio includes the Chilean wines of Viña Concha y Toro, the largest wine company in Chile and Latin America, and its Argentine property; Argentina's Trivento Reserve; and the Little Black Dress and Beckon lines from California.

Link to the Fetzer Vineyards announcement.

The Farella team was led by Daniel E. Cohn and included partners Said C. Kordestani and Karen K. Yuen, and senior associate Greg LeSaint.

Farella Braun + Martel LLP is a leading Northern California law firm representing corporate and private clients in sophisticated business transactions and complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Clients like our imaginative legal solutions and the dynamism and intellectual creativity of our lawyers. The attorneys in each practice group work cohesively in interdisciplinary teams to advance the clients’ objectives in the most effective, coordinated and efficient manner. Founded in 1962, we are headquartered in San Francisco and maintain an office in the Napa Valley that is focused on the wine industry.  

Contact:
Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415.954.4433 / [email protected]
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