SOURCE Truett-Hurst, Inc.
HEALDSBURG, Calif., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Truett-Hurst, Inc. (NASDAQ: THST), announced today that it has formed a distribution agreement with Trialto Wine Group, Ltd. ("Trialto") based in Vancouver, Canada. This agreement creates a national partnership with Trialto to distribute the Truett-Hurst family of brands throughout all the territories and provinces of Canada.
Phillip L. Hurst, co-Founder and CEO of Truett-Hurst, Inc., commented, "I've had the pleasure of selling wine across Canada for over 20 years. Trialto represents the best of the best in distribution there and we're honored to have the opportunity to work with them. Together we've recently received major listings in almost every province and a few of our brands are showing dramatic growth in the very early days. This is another step in Truett Hurst's significant growth and expansion."
Rick Toller, President and CEO of Trialto noted, "Truett-Hurst is a perfect fit for Trialto and their innovation on packaging anchored around premium wines is really garnering notice from the key liquor boards in Canada. It is refreshing to see someone pushing the boundaries on wine packaging yet staying connected to 'wines of people, place and time'. We look forward to a long and successful relationship between our companies."
About Trialto Wine Group, Ltd.
Trialto Wine Group, Ltd is Canada's most important national premium wine company with a well-recognized portfolio signature "Wines of People, Place and Time"®. Trialto works exclusively with premium wines; no beer, no volume spirits, no bulk wines. With a team of over 60 employees, 100% dedicated to premium wine, Trialto is Canada's largest agency team of fine wine experts. Trialto measures its success by the success of its winery partners and the success of its channel customers. Trialto represents the most prestigious premium wines from around the world and serves the Canadian market by helping liquor boards, retailers and restaurants source, sell and market these wines.
About Truett-Hurst Inc.
Truett-Hurst, Inc. (NASDAQ: THST, www.truetthurstinc.com) is a holding company and its sole asset is the controlling equity interest in H.D.D. LLC., an innovative and fast-growing super-premium, ultra-premium and luxury wine sales, marketing and production company based in the acclaimed Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys of Sonoma County, California. Truett-Hurst, Inc. is an "emerging growth company" as defined in the JOBS Act and following the public offering, will take advantage of certain exemptions from various reporting requirements applicable to other public companies. Truett-Hurst, Inc. is headquartered in Healdsburg, California.
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