Bill Foley Creates New Division within Epic Wines & Spirits

Black Knight Division will be responsible for driving the success of luxury wines and spirits.

Nov 09, 2015, 08:00 ET from Epic Wines & Spirits

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Foley, Chairman and CEO of Epic Wines & Spirits, announced today that he has formed a new sales division within Epic.  Black Knight Fine Wines & Spirits will be a specialty team responsible for the business development and sale of luxury wines and spirits within Epic's portfolio.  The Black Knight Strategic Account Management team will consist of certified sommeliers, wine and spirits educators and specialists who will be singularly focused on building these brands within key accounts.  "This is a very exciting time of growth for Epic Wines & Spirits,"  Foley stated. "As we continue to add to our portfolio, it is imperative that we fully support all of our suppliers with the resources needed to reach the goals we have set together.  The Black Knight division will play a key role in ensuring this success."

Justin Sternberg has been appointed Executive Vice President of the Black Knight division and will report to Scott Edwards, President of Epic Wines & Spirits.  Black Knight will be officially active on January 1st 2016, however staffing and program development is well underway.

About Epic Wines & Spirits

Epic Wines & Spirits was founded in 1995 and has been owned by Bill Foley since August 2013.  The company is guided by a simple prevailing goal: recognize products that will be cutting-edge tomorrow while paying attention to the needs of our customers and their clients today.  The brands of Epic Wines & Spirits are unique, and important to both knowledgeable and emerging wine, beer and spirits consumers. Each product featured in the Epic portfolio has been specifically selected for its quality, innovation and respect for tradition.

The people of Epic Wines & Spirits are industry professionals who have extensive backgrounds in premium wine, beer and spirits sales and distribution. Their knowledge of and passion for our products, combined with a commitment to customer service, have enabled Epic to become California's fastest growing alcoholic beverage distributor, building lasting relationships with a sophisticated and demanding customer base.


SOURCE Epic Wines & Spirits