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V2 WINE GROUP AND DRY CREEK VINEYARD EXTEND THEIR SALES AND MARKETING AGREEMENT

SONOMA, Calif., July 7, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- V2 Wine Group of Sonoma, California and Dry Creek Vineyard of Healdsburg, California are proud to announce the extension of their agreement between the two companies. Under the terms of the agreement V2 Wine Group will continue to serve as the exclusive Sales & Marketing Company for Dry Creek Vineyard for the U.S. market, a relationship that began in February 2011.



With the extension of the Dry Creek agreement, V2 Wine Group continues to partner with seven families with a passionate mission to help family-owned wineries in the North American marketplace. The company's portfolio, of both owned and represented brands has seen steady growth since Dan and Katy Leese and Pete and Terri Kight founded it in 2010. V2 Wine Group services all classes of trade and specializes primarily in wines priced from $15 - $100 per bottle.

"We are pleased to continue our partnership with Dry Creek. Kim Stare Wallace, second-generation proprietor of Dry Creek Vineyard, and the Dry Creek team are marvelous to work with and we are extremely honored to represent them. Together we will continue to grow their presence in the marketplace which Kim has stewarded since taking the day-to-day reigns from her father and founder, David Stare", said Dan Leese, Co-Founder and President of V2 Wine Group. "The wines of Dry Creek Vineyard are world class and the connection we have established with the wonderful people of Dry Creek is the essence of the V2 mission".

"V2 Wine Group has assembled one of the most professional and passionate sales teams in the industry; I couldn't be prouder to have them continue to represent our wines in the U.S. market. We look forward to building upon the strong foundation we have created these last five years together", stated Kim Stare Wallace.

Established in 1972, Dry Creek Vineyard is Dry Creek Valley's flagship winery located in the heart of Sonoma County, California. Named one of the top 100 wineries of 2015 by Wine & Spirits Magazine, the winery produces Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and Meritage blends as well as a handful of single vineyard selections. Kim Stare Wallace serves as President overseeing a successful family winemaking and grape-growing business that includes 185 acres of sustainably farmed vineyards.

V2 Wine Group is a wine producer and provides sales and marketing services to a limited group of family owned wineries. With a wine portfolio that also includes Bouchaine Vineyards, Cameron Hughes, La Follette Wines, Lake Sonoma Winery, Lucinda & Millie Wines, Merryvale Family of Wines, Morandé, Quivira Vineyards, Steelhead Vineyards, Toad Hollow Vineyards, Torbreck Vintners, Valley of the Moon Winery and Vindicated Wines, V2 is dedicated to building strong, innovative wine brands in the North American marketplace.

CONTACT: V2 Wine Group Katy Leese / General Manager Kleese@v2winegroup.com 707-938-7624, ext. 116 Dry Creek Vineyard Sara Rathbun / Director of Marketing & Communications Sarar@drycreekvineyard.com 707-433-1000, ext. 128

Source: V2 Wine Group