News broke last month that Indiana distributor Monarch Beverage will be exiting the wine business as of September 1st of this year. Johnson Brothers confirmed that they will be expanding their footprint in the state and have agreed to purchase certain assets of Monarch’s existing wine business.

Johnson Brothers has operations in 24 states and recently expanded in North Carolina with the purchase of Mutual Distributing, New York with the partnership with Nestor Imports, and into West Virginia through a partnership with Mountain State Beverage.

Source: Wine and Spirits Daily, May 2018