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Bota Box Named 'Wine Brand of the Year' by Market Watch Leaders

First Premium 3-Liter Box Wine to Receive the Accolade

NAPA, Calif., October 4, 2021 – Bota Box, the fastest-growing Top 20 wine brand in the worldi, has been named the ‘Wine Brand of the Year' by Market Watch, a leading U.S. beverage alcohol industry publication. Crafted by Delicato Family Wines, a fourth-generation, family-owned winery that was founded in 1924, Bota Box is the U.S. category leader in premium 3-Liter box wine and is the first boxed wine to receive "Wine Brand of the Year."

Since its launch more than a decade ago as the first nationally distributed premium wine in eco-friendly, alternative packaging, Bota Box has maintained extraordinary growth even as the brand passed the 11 million case mark in sales in 2020. Bota Box is the U.S.'s number one brand in both sales and growth in the premium 3-liter category. The high quality of Bota Box wines has made it a trusted consumer favorite, driving the highest repeat purchase rate and brand loyalty in the premium 3-Liter box categoryii.

"We are honored to receive this recognition, which reflects not only the success of Bota Box, but also the hard work and partnership of many who have contributed to the brand's success, including our family of grape growers, our suppliers, our distributor partners, and especially the retail customers who have championed Bota Box over the years," remarked Delicato Family Wines CEO Chris Indelicato.

Continued Indelicato, "I am grateful to the many retailers who voted to recognize Bota Box and Delicato Family Wines with this honor, as well as to Market Watch for its leadership in celebrating our industry's greatest brands."
For more information, visit www.botabox.com.


ABOUT DELICATO FAMILY WINES
Delicato Family Wines is a fourth-generation, family-owned company founded in 1924 and has expanded to be one of the fastest-growing top-ten wine companies in the U.S. Delicato's diversified portfolio of leading brands includes Bota Box, Diamond Collection, Noble Vines, Gnarly Head, Z. Alexander Brown, Directors, Black Stallion, Three Finger Jack, Sofia, 1924, Mercer Bros., Santa Rita 120 (Chile) and Schmitt Söhne Family Wines (Germany). Transcendent Wines, Delicato's Fine Wine Sales & Marketing portfolio, includes such luxury brands as Black Stallion Limited Release, Diora, Dobbes Family Estate Wines, and Stoneleigh in addition to imported luxury estate wines such as Casa Real and Triple C (Chile), and Torbreck Vintners (Australia). For more information, visit www.delicato.com and follow us on LinkedIn (www.www.linkedin.com/company/delicato-family-wines) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/DelicatoFamilyWines).


i 2020 IMPACT Databank, M. Shanken Communications
ii IRI HH Panel Total US Multi Outlet, 52 Weeks Ending 9/5/21


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