News Briefs from Craft Beverage Insights:
Click headline for full story

PRESS RELEASE: Palmateer Wine Group Acquires Northern California Wine Brokerage Company

SAN RAFAEL, California (February 7, 2017) — Palmateer Wine Group of San Rafael, CA is pleased to announce the acquisition of Presidio Gate Wine Merchants of Northern California.


Presidio Gate Wine Merchants, a Northern California wine brokerage company, has a portfolio of domestic and imported wines that it sells to retailers and restaurants throughout California though its network of brokers. It was founded in 1980 by wine industry veteran, Thomas Brown.


Palmateer Wine Group sells domestic and foreign wine across the United States through its national sales team and executes innovative and comprehensive go-to-market strategies for wineries.


“I am excited to add Presidio Gate Wine to Palmateer Wine Group. Its portfolio of family-owned wineries fits nicely with Palmateer’s Wine Group’s national brands. It also gives us a strong team of Northern California brokers and network of buyers that enables Palmateer Wine Group to offer our clients comprehensive coverage throughout this region,” said Gordon Palmateer, President of Palmateer Wine Group.


Presidio Gate Wine Merchants will now operate as Presidio Gate Wine, a division of Palmateer Wine Group.


Wineries interested in learning more about what Palmateer Wine Group or Presidio Gate Wine should contact Gordon at


About Palmateer Wine Group

Palmateer Wine Group provides innovative and comprehensive operational, distribution and marketing strategies to domestic and international premium wineries. Palmateer Wine Group couples creative excellence and business acumen with more than 30 years of wine industry experience in distribution, marketing and sales. This skill set enables Palmateer Wine Group to design innovative operating models that deliver clients value and to develop integrated marketing programs that build powerful brands. For more information on Palmateer Wine Group, visit


Tatyana Zicko
Ph: 415.847.9463