In the News

“Opici Wines, Four Generations of Success” – Market Watch, July/August 2019

After four generations in wine, the Opici family continues to grow and diversify its company.  

More than a century ago, husband-and-wife duo Joseph and Esther Opici emigrated from Italy to New Jersey, where they began to sell imported wines they received from their friends back home. The operation, which became a small local business in 1913, grew steadily for years, only to be shuttered by Prohibition and then further stalled after Repeal by the Great Depression. But perseverance paid off, and the Opicis eventually returned to wine importing in a big way. What’s followed has been a decades-long run of success for a company that now thrives under fourth-generation Opici family leadership. 

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Dina Opici – 5 Questions with Wine Enthusiast

Join Dina Opici, President of Opici Family Distributing, as she discusses the advantages of the Opici family-owned businesses and the factors behind brand growth, her position as First Chair of the WSWA Women’s Leadership Council, marketplace trends and Opici Wines’ sales and marketing initiatives!.  

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Opici Family Distributing is one of the “Top 10 US Wine Distributors”

San Rafael, Calif.—Wines Vines Analytics released its second, annual list of the top 10 U.S. wine distributors as ranked by unique criteria chosen to emphasize the interests of wineries, such as how many and which U.S. wineries a distributor represents and the percentage of population in the states they cover.

 

Interview: Dina Opici – “Weekly Review” from Shanken News Daily

FROM SHANKEN NEWS DAILY (3/6/2018) – Dina Opici of Opici Family Distributing Opici Family Distributing, the Glen Rock, New Jersey-based subsidiary of the family-owned Opici Wine Group, represents 400 wine and spirits suppliers across an eight-market footprint that includes New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. While sales growth slowed last year due in part to some portfolio shifts, the company still saw single-digit progress. Shanken News Daily contributing editor Terri Allan recently spoke with president Dina Opici about the company’s recent portfolio and geographic expansion.  Read more here.

California Relief Effort Contribution

We are pleased to announce that our sales efforts in the month of November resulted in a $10,000 donation being made to the Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund and the Sonoma County Resilience Fund. We greatly appreciate everyone’s support to ensure the success of this corporate program!