The Wine Group
""The Wine Group""is an American alcoholic beverage company founded in 1981 and based in Livermore, California. It produces wine brands such as Franzia, Cupcake Vineyards, Concannon, Big House, Almaden, FishEye and flipflop. It also produces Cupcake Vodka. As of 2008, the company was the world's third-largest wine producer.
As of 2012, key personnel are Chairman Bill Jesse, CEO Brian Vos, CFO Richard Mahoney, President–International Fritz Lance, Chief Sales Officer Jim Evans, Chief Marketing Officer Jeff Dubiel, Chief Operating Officer Brott Ritzel, and Executive Vice President–General Council John Sutton.
List of brands
- Cupcake Vineyards won the 2011 MarketWatch Leaders Choice Award for "Wine Brand of the Year".
- Flipflop Wines won the 2012 MarketWatch Leader's Choice Award for "Best New Product – Wine".
- "The Wine Group sells Australian winery". The Daily Telegraph. September 8, 2008. Retrieved December 29, 2012.
- "Market Watch Honors 2011 Leaders At Gala New York Dinner". Shanken News Daily. Retrieved September 21, 2011.
- "flipflop Wines Named "Best New Product-Wine" at Market Watch 2012 Leaders Annual Gala". PR Newswire. Retrieved September 14, 2012.