DALLAS, TX – June 30, 2017 – Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), the nation’s second largest premium wine and spirits distributor, today announced that Freixenet USA is transitioning distribution of its entire wine portfolio to RNDC in the states of Indiana and Kentucky, effective July 1, 2017.

“Having had a successful long-term partnership with RNDC, we are excited to continue to strengthen our alliance and join forces in these two states. Freixenet USA is committed to our celebrated brands and heritage and we know RNDC will ignite a passion for our brands in the marketplace,” said Tom Burnet, President of Freixenet USA.

Freixenet, a fifth-generation, family-run company founded in 1861, currently boasts the number one selling Cava in the world and the number two selling imported sparkling wine in the United States. With this recent addition RNDC will support the strategic growth of the Freixenet USA wines in five states, including: Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky and Virginia.

Said Ken Rosenberg, RNDC Vice President of Wine: “We are excited by the opportunity to distribute Freixenet USA’s portfolio to two of our high-performing markets—Indiana and Kentucky. Building upon an already strong relationship, this agreement further aligns our priorities and commitment to bringing these dynamic brands to market. We look forward to the mutual success of our two companies.”