SONOMA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--V2 Wine Group of Sonoma, California and Cameron Hughes Wine, San Francisco, California are proud to announce a sales and marketing partnership between the two companies effective immediately. Under the terms of the agreement V2 Wine Group will provide sales and marketing services and manage the distribution network of Cameron Hughes brands, throughout the United States. Cameron Hughes and Jessica Kogan founded Cameron Hughes Wine in 2001 with the desire to produce exceptional wines at affordable prices. Under the agreement, V2 will represent Cameron Hughes Lot Series, CAM Collection, Zin Your Face and Greenlip, a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc.
“Cameron Hughes is a pioneer. He and Jessica hit on a great idea over 10 years ago and have executed it to perfection. They have shown the industry how to truly partner with growers and wineries alike to bring exceptional wine to the market at real world prices,” said Dan Leese, President of V2 Wine Group. “I have admired what they have been able to accomplish for several years and am proud to be able to partner with them to build their business further.”
“Jess and I have built a strong brand and a very loyal customer base. But, to manage our growing brands, we need more boots on the ground. I’m pleased that the knowledgeable V2 team will showcase the quality of our portfolio across the United States,” says Cameron Hughes, CEO and Founder.
With the addition of Cameron Hughes Wine, V2 Wine Group now represents twelve premium and luxury wine brands in the North American marketplace. The company’s portfolio, which includes wines that V2 Wine Group produces as well as family owned wineries with which it has sales and marketing agreements, has grown rapidly since Dan and Katy Leese and Pete Kight founded it in 2010. V2 Wine Group services all classes of trade and specializes primarily in wines priced from $15 - $50 per bottle.
“When Cameron Hughes hit the market, Cameron and Jessica made a huge impact on the wine industry by ‘hand-selling’ their brand to the multitudes,” stated Katy Leese, General Manager of V2 Wine Group. “Their growth has been impressive and now Cameron Hughes is ready to go beyond their current markets and avenues and V2 is the perfect partner.”
Cameron Hughes Wine is the American négociant producing premium and ultra-premium wine under The Lot Series, CAM Collections, Hughes Wellman, Cameron Hughes California, Greenlip and Zin Your Face wine labels. The company partners with the finest growers and wineries in the world to deliver consistently high quality wines at the best possible price. Cameron Hughes wines are nationally distributed and carried in chains, grocery, broad market, on premise and online at its vertically integrated web store.
V2 is a wine producer and provides sales and marketing services to a limited group of family owned wineries. With a wine portfolio that includes Bouchaine Vineyards, Dry Creek Vineyard, Hedges Family Estate, La Follette Wines, Lake Sonoma Winery, Lucinda & Millie Vineyards, Quivira Vineyards, Steelhead Vineyards, Toad Hollow Vineyards, Torbreck Wines, Valley of the Moon Winery and Vindicated Wines. V2 is dedicated to building strong, innovative wine brands in the North American marketplace. Founded in 2010, the company is a partnership between wine industry veterans Dan and Katy Leese and entrepreneur Pete Kight.