October 7, 2014, Capitola, CA – Epic Wines & Spirits announced today that they will be the exclusive California distributor for Frank-Lin Distillers Products, LTD. Frank Maestri founded Frank-Lin in 1966 and under his leadership, it has enjoyed year upon year of continual steady growth. Its vast portfolio has grown to reach over 500,000 cases annually in California including multiple brands of Whiskey, Bourbon, Vodka, Tequila, Rum, Gin and Cordials. Key products include Potters Scotch Whiskey, Moraga Cay Rum, 8 Seconds Canadian Whiskey, Puerto Vallarta Tequila and they are also re-introducing the Orendain family of Tequilas into the U.S.
Vincent R. Maestri Jr., President and CEO of Frank-Lin said, “We are excited to begin our partnership with Epic Wines & Spirits. The Maestri family has steadily built Frank-Lin into one of the nation’s largest bottlers of distilled spirits. Frank-Lin combined with the fast growing Epic Wines & Spirits will be exciting to watch as we surge ahead this holiday season.”
Mike Simpkins, Chief Operating Officer of Epic Sales added, “Epic is proud to partner with such an esteemed organization. Working together we will continue to build upon Frank-Lin Distillers history of success and embark upon even greater growth”.
About Epic Wines & Spirits
Epic Wines & Spirits was founded in 1995 and has been owned by Bill Foley since August 2013. The company is guided by a simple prevailing goal: recognize products that will be cutting-edge tomorrow while paying attention to the needs of our customers and their clients today. The brands of Epic Wines & Spirits are unique, and important to both knowledgeable and emerging wine, beer and spirits consumers. Each product featured in the Epic portfolio has been specifically selected for its quality, innovation and respect for tradition.
The people of Epic Wines & Spirits are industry professionals who have extensive backgrounds in premium wine, beer and spirits sales and distribution. Their knowledge of and passion for our products, combined with a commitment to customer service, have enabled Epic to become California’s fastest growing alcoholic beverage distributor, building lasting relationships with a sophisticated and demanding customer base.
About Frank-Lin Distillers, Products, LTD.
From the modest single-line plant production of 60,000 annual cases, Frank-Lin today has evolved into one of the major bottlers of distilled spirits. With a new state of the art facility in Fairfield, CA, Frank-Lin now has the annual capacity of producing over 20 million cases. Frank-Lin sustains a growth rarely seen in the liquor industry.
Frank-Lin became a family operation when the founders, Frank and Lin, enlisted their sons to join the endeavor. Over the years, the sons have carved out their own field of industry expertise. Today, Vince Maestri is the President and CEO of the company. As always, the employees of our company are considered a part of the Frank-Lin family, reflecting the spirit and work ethic responsible for the success that is Frank-Lin Distillers Products, LTD.