Opici Wines is an importer and producer with of fine wines, artisanal spirits, and craft beers from around the globe. The portfolio consists of more than 50 brands offering wines for every palate and budget, each of which represents a great value to the consumer.


Founded in 1913 and re-established upon the repeal of Prohibition in 1934, it was not until 2010 that Opici Wines began a major transformation. With long-standing, market-leading Italian brands like Cesari and Carpineto as the foundation, Opici Wines sought cutting-edge producers from Chile (De Martino), Argentina (Ruca Malen), Spain (Vivanco) and France (Notre Dame de Cousignac).


Opici Wines also launched several proprietary brands, such as Auspicion and Julia James from California and LaLuca from Italy, adding to our production portfolio which includes classic selections under the Opici label, such as Homemade Barberone, Burgundy, and Chianti.


From its inception, Opici has been family-owned and -operated.  Although the fourth-generation is now at the helm, “American Wine Legend” Hubert Opici remains actively involved.


Opici Wines was named “Importer of the Year” in 2014 by Wine Enthusiast Magazine in their annual Wine Star Awards.




Ruca Malen believes that the wines are made in the vineyards; they devote themselves to understanding the terroir. The profound knowledge of the diverse microterroirs along the Andes Mountain Range is evident in every sip. Ruca Malen’s vineyard holdings span the Uco Valley, Tupungato, and Lujan de Cuyo, with the vast majority in the Uco Valley.  Planted in 1996 along the base of the Andes in sandy loam, rocky, porous soil, at an altitude of 3,281 feet above sea level, the unique microclimate can be characterized as Mediterranean, where warm sunny days are balanced by cool breezy nights that allow the grapes to mature steadily.


Ruca Malen Brut NV

Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2013

 Kinien Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

 Kinien Malbec 2011

Kinien de Don Raul 2011

Malbec Resrva 2013

Malbec Reserva 2014

Petit Verdot Reserva 2013

Yauquén Bonarda 2014

Yauquén Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Yauquén Malbec 2014

Yauquén Torrontes 2015



Kinien Malbec 2012 90 points, Wine Enthusiast

Petite Verdot 2013, 90 points, Wine Enthusiast

Yauquén Malbec Shelf talker




Domaine Roux Pere & Fils was founded in 1885 with a mere 10 acres in the village of Saint-Aubin in the heart of Burgundy, France. Under the leadership of the 3rd and 4th generation, Marcel Roux and his son Christian, the family’s proprietary vineyard holdings have expanded to include more than 175 acres located throughout the Côte d’Or, most extensively in the sub-region of Côte de Beaune. Today, Domaine Roux is one of the top 10 largest landholders in the region, wholly owned and operated by the 4th and 5th generation.


 Chassagne Montrachet 2014

Chardonnay 2014

Pinot Moir 2014

Pommard 2014




Established in 1749 in the heart of Sancerre, Domaine Fouassier is one of the oldest wine growing families in the Loire Valley with a history that spans several generations. For centuries they have dedicated themselves to preserving and capturing the terroir and the noble Sauvignon grape varietal through an extensive range of appellation wines.


The Fouassier family’s rich winemaking history included Jules Fouassier, a very influential grape grower during the Phylloxera epidemic of the late 19th century. He was the first to utilize copper and sulphur on vines to combat disease, and also single-handedly planted the famous Clos Paradis vineyard in 1902. Jules eldest son, Gustave, won fame by participating in and winning a wine competition in Paris during the summer of 1923. At that time, the rest of France was unfamiliar with the wines of Sancerre, so this victory proved invaluable for showcasing the potential of the region. The newer parts of the winery were built in 1972 when the old cellars – dating back to the 16th century – became too small to accommodate expanding estate holdings. That same year, the Domaine changed their philosophy concerning the vinification process, as they strived to combine the best traditional practices with more modern techniques


Sancerre 2014




Aptly named “beautiful place,” the sprawling 750-acre Château Beaulieu estate is located just outside the village of Rognes in the heart of the southeastern region of Provence, France. It is the most expansize estate in the Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence appellation with 450 acres of centuries old vines interspersed with stately oak, almond, and truffle trees. The vineyards are planted along the slopes of the dormant La Trévaresse volcano. The expansive estate benefits from a moderate Mediterranean climate and plays host to a diverse range of mineral-rich soils (calcareous clay and volcanic basalt) which contribute to the wine’s complexity.


Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence Rosé AOC 2015

Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence Rosé AOC 2016






Selections include fresh, easy-drinking, approachable wines intended for every day consumption: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo and Pinot Grigio. Montepulciano d’Abruzzo grapes are sourced from the hillsides of Abruzzo, located east of Rome. The distinct microclimate between the Apennine Mountains and the Adriatic Sea, characterized by moderate temperatures and low humidity, provides excellent growing conditions for this varietal. The Pinot Grigio is produced in the northeastern Italian region of Alto Adige – the premier location for the cultivation of this varietal.


 Montepulciano d Abruzzo 2015






Alverdi is a tribute to Italy’s diverse winegrowing regions that offer unique expressions of well-known grape varietals. These approachable styles were designed to suit any and all occasions. The wines embody the esteemed traditions of Italian winemaking and those of Opici Wines’ standards of producing high quality wines at an excellent value.


Pinot Grigio 2016

Sangiovese 2015


Based in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, Donelli has been producing wines of mass appeal since 1915 when Adolfo Donelli transitioned from bottling wine in his home cellar to launching a full-scale winery. From the start, Donelli has dedicated itself to the production of Lambrusco, a sparkling red that is as unique as the region where it was born. The Giacobazzi family took control of the winery in the mid-90s and is proud to carry on the respected traditions of Donelli.


 Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro Amabile NV





DueTorri is a collection of native and international varietal wines produced by Cesari, the famed Valipolicella producer. These fruit-forward wines are varietally accurate expressions of Italy’s diverse terroir. Fruit is sourced from a stable of Cesari’s long-term family of growers from the finest hillside vineyards in the northern regions of Veneto, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, and Trentino-Alto Adige.


Pinot Grigio 2015

Pinot Noir 2014




For 75 years, the Opici name on a label has stood for value and quality. The Opicis have always sought a quality level comparable to the brand leaders, but at a more reasonable price. Today, the tradition of offering affordable, everyday wines continues. You will find the Opici name on many popular Italian wines.


Fish Bottle Bianco NV

Marsala Fine Ambra Dry

 Marsala Fine Ambra Sweet





One hundred years after the creation of the Viberti winery, the family’s connection to their beloved land of Barolo and its fine red wines remains unbroken as the 3rd generation of the Viberti family, GianLuca and Claudio, joined their father at the winery after completing their studies at the prestigious Scuola Enologica in nearby Alba.  Today, under the direction of Claudio Viberti, the winery produces varietally accurate, elegantly-structured wines with fresh fruit aromas, bold tannins, and vibrant acidity that are approachable upon are approachable upon release, yet reward.


 Buon Padre Barolo 2011

Bricco Airoli Barbera d'Alba Superiore 2011

 Bricco delle Viole Barolo Riserva 2007

 Dolcetto d'Alba Superiore 2012

La Gemella Barbera d'Alba 2014

 La Volta Barolo Riserva 2007

December 2017 Wine Spectator scores

February 2018 Wine Spectator  scores

La Gamella 2015 91 points Wine Spectator




Villa Rosa was created by the Opici family as a tribute to the late Rose Opici, a founder of the Opici Wine Group. Rose was partial to Piedmont’s indigenous grapes, particularly the white varietals, regularly enjoying a glass of Gavi with her favorite Italian fare or celebrating life with sweet bubbles from Asti.

Barolo 2012

Gavi di Gavi2015

 Moscato d'Asti 2015






Carpineto was co-founded in 1967 by wine visionaries, Giovanni Carlo Sacchet and Antonio Mario Zaccheo.  The pair set out to produce a world-class red wine from Chianti Classico — a region that had once reigned amongst Kings but had, at that time, fallen from favor amid wine aficionados. The duo quickly developed an international, award-winning reputation for consistently elegant wines by adopting modern viticulture and winemaking techniques to create wines that dramatically exceeded the quality standards of the time.


Chianti Classico 2014

Chianti Classico 2015

Chianti Classico Riserva 2011

Chianti Classico Riserva  2013

Dogajolo Bianco 2015

Dogajolo Rosso 2014

Dogajolo Rosso 2015

Dogajolo Rosato 2015

Dogajolo Rosato 2015

 Farnito Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2012



Carpineto Chianti Classico Riserva 2012, 91 points, Wine Spectator

Carpineto Chianti Classico 2015, 90 points, Wine Spectator

Carpineto Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva 2012 , 93 points, Wine Spectator



The Veneto region of northeastern Italy is acclaimed for the production of high-quality Prosecco. LaLuca embraces this tradition with a combination of quality and affordability, produced in the highly regarded sub-region of Treviso where many of the best values in Prosecco originate. Grapes are sourced from over 250 acres of vines belonging to some of the oldest and most respected growers across the entire region. These hillside vineyards are situated at an altitude of 1,312 feet above sea level and enjoy southeastern exposures to maximize sunlight.


Prosecco NV

Sparkling Rosé NV




Using a traditional, long-standing recipe, in accordance with Spanish legislation, Opici Sangria is made from wine produced in La Mancha, the country’s oldest winemaking region, and citrus fruit extract produced in Valencia, home of the world’s best citrus fruit. Water, sugar, and a hint of spice are added to the final blend for a refreshingly fruity libation that will jump-start any festivity!



White Sangria





Joan Albet came to Can Vendrell in 1903 following the Phylloxera plague that devastated Europe to oversee the replanting of the vineyards in the Ordal mountain range of Penedes in northeastern Spain. In 1972, Josep Maria, 4th generation of the Albet family, began to introduce organic farming methods after officially acquiring the property his ancestors so lovingly cared for over the years.  The winery released their first organic wine in 1979 and its overwhelming success led Albet i Noya to completely transition the winery.


Tempranillo 2014

Xarel.lo 2015



Destello, meaning sparkle, is a proprietary Opici Wines label that hails from the acclaimed Cava-producing region of Penedes in the Northeast corner of Spain. It is hand-crafted by a small, family-owned winery that has been producing traditional regional sparkling wines since 1880. Destello Cava upholds the Opici family’s standard for quality and value with a consumer-friendly flavor profile and an attractive price.


 Cava Brut Reserva NV

Cava Brut Reserva Rosé NV




In Rioja, the Garnacha grape variety is known to many local vine growers as “La Maldita,” meaning “cursed.” Low yields and a thin, sensitive skin make this varietal an extremely difficult grape to cultivate. As a result, Garnacha fell out of favor of many farmers, with the majority choosing to replace their plantings with less temperamental varieties.  Once representing roughly half of the entire region under vine, today it accounts for less than 10% of all vineyard plantings in Rioja.


Produced by one of the oldest winemaking families in Rioja. The entire process, from vineyard to bottle, is overseen by an expert winemaker with global acclaim for his handling of the Garnacha grapes. La Maldita hopes to inspire a resurgence of the Garnacha varietal in the Rioja region of showcasing that world-class Garnacha can still be produced there.


Garnacha 2014




Vivanco is dedicated to producing wines using only native grapes vinified using traditional techniques. Through extensive research and experimentation, fourth generation Rafael Vivanco has revived nearly extinct varietals and traditional wines that accurately reflect La Rioja’s history of winemaking.

Collection 4 Varietals 2010

Crianza 2012

Coleccion Maturana Tinta 2011

Rioja Reserva 2010

Rioja White 2015




Fresh and fruit-forward selections are produced using grapes sourced from the finest vineyards across central and northern California. Auspicion features two popular varietals that are sure to delight every consumer palate. Brought to you by the Opici family, this collection embodies their tradition of delivering top quality wines at an excellent value.


Chardonnay 2015

Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Mystic Red 2016



Julia James is a tribute to the future. Named for the fifth generation of the Opici family, this wine is bursting with red fruit and a hint of spice. The perfect pour to celebrate family, love, and tradition. With grapes sourced from some of Northern California’s most prestigious regions, Julia James has a modern look and offers real value that consumer’s love.


Chardonnay 2015

Pinot Noir 2015


ZIN 90

On his 91st birthday, American wine pioneer Hubert Opici reminisced about his early days in California winemaking. He realized his fondest memory was of an Old Vine Zinfandel vineyard planted in 1891 that always produced magical wines. Zin 91 is a modern take on an American classic.

Old Vine Zinfandel 2014




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