Wilson Daniels has acquired Oregon-based Galaxy Wine Company expanding its footprint to the West Coast. The deal is expected to close by the end of the second quarter of 2018. Galaxy Wine Co. was founded in 1999 by Matt Elsen and Bob Liner, Galaxy has become the third-largest wine wholesaler in Oregon representing more than 400 producers. As part of the agreement the two owners will continue to lead the current sales team. Galaxy will operate independently under the wholesale division of Wilson Daniels, which is a subsidiary of Young’s Hodlings.
Source: Wine & Spirits Daily, May 2018