February 1, 2018 Martine's Wines

Fine wine importer and wholesaler Martine’s Wines celebrated its five-year anniversary under owners Gregory Castells and Kate Laughlin by announcing the creation of a California sales team and several notable additions to its portfolio as the company approaches its 40th year of business. Martine’s Wines was started in 1979 by legendary tastemaker Martine Saunier, who hand-selected Castells and Laughlin to purchase the company in December 2012. “Five years ago, neither of us had worked in the import business,” said Gregory Castells, Co-Owner and President of Martine’s Wines. “We brought experiences from other sides of the industry and, in looking back,…

May 29, 2015 Jennie

Martine’s Wines is proud to announce that we have a new partner in the Chicago market: PortoVino, importer of Italian wines. We are excited at the opportunity to represent this portfolio as the philosophies between our two companies align.  It’s all about the producers, their expression of their land and the quality of the wines they produce. The PortoVino wines speak to their region, their customs, and their heritage. Vineyards in Piemonte There are stories to be told about the land, the people, the winemaking, and we look forward to sharing them with you. ask peter…