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Wine Group

The Wine Group (TWG) headquartered in San Francisco, California California belongs to the largest wine companies in the world, The origin lies in the winery "Franzia Brothers Winery", which was taken over in 1981. Thus, the right was also acquired to use the name "Franzia" (see in detail under Bronco Wine Company ). Since 2005, the married to a Franzia descendant Art Ciocca act as Chairman and David Kent as CEO. In September 2006, a strategic partnership was entered into with the GCF Group (wine exporter in France). A big coup was completed in 2008 when Constellation Brands the wineries Almaden Vineyards and Paul Masson, as well as the brand name Inglenook were bought for $ 134 million. The latter was sold in April 2011 to the director Francis Ford Coppola, who restored his winery Rubicon Estate to the old name Inglenook Winery renamed. Finally, in August 2011, the Australian operation Loxton Winery acquired.

The Wine Group operates a number of other wineries in California and Australia, and produces a wide range of wines under the following labels: Big House, Concannon Vineyard, Corbett Canyon Vineyards, Cupcake, Dona Teresa, Fish Eye, Foxhorn (the 1 Australian branded wine in the US), Franzia Winery, G & D, Glen Ellen, Golden State Vintners, Lejon, Little Roo, MD 20/20, MG Vallejo, Mogen David (Kosher Wines) and Tribuno. There are also some foreign joint ventures with Altamonte (Argentina), Austin Vale (Australia), Casarsa and Morassutti (Italy), Costa Vera (Chile) and Mistrane (France) whose wines are imported. The brand wine "Franzia" is in Bag-in-Boxes filled up to 5 liters volume. On the site, this 1 US bulk wine is referred to as "The World's Most Popular Wine".

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