Napa Vintner Josh Phelps Sells Interest in Taken Wine Company

ST. HELENA, Calif.--()--Chris Phelps Wines LLC has announced that Josh Phelps has sold his interest in Taken Wine Co. to Trinchero Family Estates, the company that produced the brand. After successfully co-launching and managing Taken Wine Company, a series of brands inspired by a desire to introduce wine to his own generation, the time has come for Napa vintner Josh Phelps to set out on his own to start a new wine company.

Josh Phelps is a St. Helena native and grew up in the wine business. His father, Chris Phelps, is an internationally respected winemaker, who began his winemaking career in Bordeaux and spent years at Dominus, Caymus and other notable Napa wineries. Chris Phelps now makes his own wine, Ad Vivum, and is consulting winemaker to other prestigious wine clients.

Now that he is forging his own entrepreneurial path, Josh intends to continue to produce wines under the guidance of his father.

Josh’s wine project will be based in St. Helena.


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Sam Folsom, 415-978-2685
Josh Phelps, 707-287-2489

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Napa vintner Josh Phelps has sold his interest in Taken Wine Company to Trinchero Family Estates. Phelps co-founded and managed Taken Wine Company, while Trinchero Family Estates produced the brand