Ian M. Cumming Retires from Crimson Wine Group's Board of Directors
NAPA, Calif. (January 10, 2018) – Crimson Wine Group (OTCQB: CWGL), which crafts benchmark wines from exceptional vineyards in premier wine-growing regions throughout the U.S., today announced the retirement of Ian M. Cumming from the company’s Board of Directors. Cumming has been a director since 1994, and served as the chairman of Crimson’s Board of Directors from 2008 - 2015. His seat will remain vacant until a successor is elected.
“Ian Cumming is a visionary and the driving force behind the formation of Crimson Wine Group and its focus on quality. We are immensely grateful to him for his many years of service, and we wish him well in his future endeavors,” said Patrick DeLong, President & CEO of Crimson Wine Group.
Following the initial 1991 investment in Pine Ridge Vineyards, Cumming is credited with the foresight and leadership to invest in Oregon with the creation of Archery Summit in the early 1990s, the acquisition of prime Washington vineyard land in the mid-2000s and was instrumental in helping foster the company’s subsequent expansion and development of an outstanding portfolio. Today, Crimson’s benchmark wine estates include Pine Ridge Vineyards, Seghesio Family Vineyards, and Chamisal Vineyards in California; Archery Summit in Oregon; and Double Canyon and Seven Hills Winery in Washington.
About Crimson Wine Group
Based in the Napa Valley, Crimson Wine Group crafts benchmark wines from exceptional vineyards in premier wine-growing regions throughout the U.S. Crimson owns and manages approximately 1,000 acres of plantable vineyard land across six distinct regions. Crimson’s diverse collection of exceptional domestic estates and wine brands includes Pine Ridge Vineyards (Napa, Calif.), Seghesio Family Vineyards (Healdsburg, Calif.), Archery Summit (Dayton, Ore.), Chamisal Vineyards (San Luis Obispo, Calif.), Double Canyon (West Richland, Wash.), Seven Hills Winery (Walla Walla, Wash.) and Malene Wines (Santa Barbara County, Calif.). For more information, please visit www.crimsonwinegroup.com.