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The Country Vintner Enters South Carolina Market

From a press release: The Country Vintner of Ashland, Virginia, an importer of fine wines and wholesaler of fine wines and craft spirits, has aquired Carolina Wine Source in Charleston, South Carolina. They now cover Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina and Florida.

Established in 2004, Carolina Wine Source is a statewide distributor selling both on- and off-premise. General Manager Matt Maksimowitz will retain his role with the company, and former owner Rick Weatherly will also remain to oversee the transition to new ownership.

“As we looked for the ideal partner for the South Carolina market, Carolina Wine Source rose to the top of the discussion. With an extremely knowledgeable and respected sales force, and quality-driven portfolio, our cultures are perfectly aligned. We look forward to continuing the great work established by Carolina Wine Source.” –David Townsend, President and CEO, The Country Vintner