Votto Vines Achieves Inclusion on INC. 500/5000 for Second Year in a Row; Debuts ‘Hidden Vines’ Wine Collection

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New branded line of estate-quality wines sourced from highly acclaimed vineyards is latest innovation from leading Connecticut importer

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Votto Vines Importing — dubbed one of America’s Most Promising Companies by Forbes, nominated for Wine Enthusiast’s Innovator of the Year Wine Star Award in 2014, and one of America’s Fastest Growing Companies per the 2014 INC. 500 list (#464) — has landed on the 2015 INC. 500/5000 list (#593) for the second consecutive year posting three-year growth of 778%. Votto Vines, one of the few wine importing companies ever to earn placement on the INC. 500/5000 list, marks a new milestone by achieving this honor two years in a row.

In other exciting news, the company also announces Hidden Vines, a new branded line offering a unique and distinctive selection of estate-quality wines for a fraction of the regular cost.

“We are very proud to earn a place on the INC. 500/5000 list again in 2015, it is a testament to the strong partnerships that we have developed with our suppliers, distributors and key accounts who continue to fuel our growth,” said Michael Votto, President & CEO of Votto Vines. “We are also delighted to offer the crowd-pleasing Hidden Vines wines, sourced from notable wineries around the world, to American drinkers at an incredible price/quality ratio, all under one label. Hidden Vines offers consumers a unique opportunity to indulge in superior quality wines at an affordable price point.”

The Hidden Vines collection reflects the terroir of each respective region. Hidden Vines has launched with a 2011 Chianti Riserva DOCG sourced from a highly acclaimed winery in Tuscany. The Chianti Riserva DOCG is currently available in Connecticut, New York West Virginia and Virginia at $13.99 SRP, with expanded distribution planned for Fall 2015.

Each wine in the Hidden Vines line is branded with Votto Vines’ proprietary 90+ Collection logo signifying exceptional quality. Hidden Vines will continue to expand and include other estate-quality wines sourced from esteemed wineries across the globe, including plans to introduce wines from key appellations in France, Spain and Italy over the next 12 months.

To request high-res images, media samples, or additional information, contact Laura Ruocco at lruocco@colangelopr.com or (646) 346-1754.

About Votto Vines
Votto Vines Importing is a dynamic wine importation, marketing and brokerage company headquartered in Connecticut. Led by CEO Michael Votto – one of Connecticut Magazine's Top 40 Emerging Business Leaders under 40 and a 2014 Wine Enthusiast Innovator of the Year nominee – Votto Vines was ranked #464 on the 2014 INC. 500 list of America’s fastest growing companies and named as one of America’s Most Promising Companies by Forbes. Votto Vines represents leading family-operated wine estates around the globe through its 90+ Collection and develops high-profile proprietary brands in partnership with some of the world's leading organizations. For more information about this family-owned business, please visit http://www.vottovines.com.

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