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Zepponi & Company Advises on Sale of Robert Hall Winery in Paso Robles

August 02, 2016

Zepponi & Company, a leading merger and acquisition advisory firm dedicated to the global beverage alcohol industry, served as the exclusive financial advisor to Robert Hall Winery (“Robert Hall”) on its sale to O’Neill Vintners and Distillers (“O’Neill”). The transaction includes the iconic winery and hospitality center located on Highway 46 East in Paso Robles as well as the award-winning Robert Hall Winery brand.

In 1999, Robert and Margaret Hall established Robert Hall Winery Robert Hall logoin Paso Robles, and the winery quickly grew to become one of Paso Robles’ most recognized estates. Year after year the wines consistently score “Best of Class”, “Best of Region” and “Chairman’s Choice” in competitions. Today, the renowned family owned and operated winery is pleased to be passing its legacy on to another family owned and operated company.

O'Neill Vintners & Distillers has grown to become one of the largest wine varietal and spirits producers in California, with a reputation for producing extraordinary wines from the North Coast, Central Coast and Central Valley. The addition of Robert Hall Winery will further strengthen O’Neill’s collection of distinctive wine brands.

Zepponi & Company is a leading global merger and acquisition advisory firm dedicated to the beverage alcohol industry. Zepponi & Company has been the most active advisor in the North American wine sector. The firm has served as the financial advisor on numerous transactions involving ultra-premium and luxury wine brands, estates and vineyards, including Orin Swift Cellars, Patz & Hall, Penner-Ash, Meiomi, Siduri, and Kenwood Vineyards, and has advised some of the largest beverage alcohol companies, including Constellation Brands, Diageo, Jackson Family Wines and F. Korbel & Bros. For more information, please visit

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