Napa Valley’s Frank Family Vineyards Will Begin Exporting to Mainland China This Summer

Frank Family Vineyards today announced a partnership with Evolution Time International Limited (EVO) to export to Shanghai and Beijing. The partnership will expand Frank Family’s growing presence in Asia, where the wines are currently distributed in Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore. With a Chinese distribution goal of 5,000 cases per year, Frank Family Vineyards will export its Napa Valley Chardonnay, Napa Valley Pinot Noir, Napa Valley Zinfandel, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Winston Hill, a Bordeaux blend made with fruit from Rich Frank’s hillside vineyard in Rutherford.

“We are excited about this new venture, and are looking forward to working with Evolution Time International Limited to bring our wines to an eager audience,” says owner Rich Frank. “I look forward to spending time in these markets in August.”

About Frank Family Vineyards
With over 380 acres of the finest vineyard land in Napa Valley and one of the best word-of-mouth followings, Frank Family Vineyards has become a household name for lovers of premium Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay in the United States. Frank Family’s reputation for having the friendliest hospitality in Napa Valley has fans flocking to the tasting room on Larkmead Lane, making it one of the most popular tasting rooms in wine country. Frank Family has been awarded “Best Napa Winery” in ABC 7’s “Bay Area A-list” for four consecutive years, was named “2012 Winery of the Year” by the Connoisseurs’ Guide to California Wine and ranked #25 in Wine & Spirits magazine’s 24th annual restaurant poll, which features the top 50 wines in America’s best restaurants. In issue 186 of The Wine Advocate, Robert M. Parker Jr. said of Frank Family Vineyards’ Winston Hill red wine, “Readers should be keeping an eye out for this first-growth quality Napa red wine.” In addition to new Asian markets, Frank Family Vineyards is distributed in Azerbaijan, Aruba, Canada, Denmark, Bahamas, Grand Cayman Islands, Mexico, Turks and Caicos and the U.S. Virgin Islands.