Koloa Rum Company Expands Distribution to Minnesota

Hawai’i’s award-winning Koloa Rum Company announces the 28th state in its U.S. distribution channel, as the brand’s premium Hawaiian rums debut in Minnesota in partnership with local wholesaler and distributor Vinocopia Wine and Spirits.

“Our continued growth and expansion amid a tumultuous year is a great source of pride for our dedicated team,” said Bob Gunter, President & CEO of Koloa Rum Company. “Minnesota now marks the 28th state to carry Koloa Rum products, and we are thrilled to partner with Vinocopia Wine and Spirits to bring our premium Hawaiian rum to Minnesotans as we continue to forge ahead on our growth path.”

Vinocopia Wine and Spirits carries a range of Koloa Rum products, including its premium Kaua’i White, Gold, Dark, Spice, Coconut and Coffee rums. The products are starting to hit shelves at local retailers, including Surdyk’s and Total Wine stores in the Minneapolis metro area. To find a local retailer, visit koloarum.com/buy-koloa-rum-online/.

“We take great pride in the reputation we are building as a distributor of the world’s most unique, small-batch and craft beverage and alcohol brands. We carefully vet each brand we work with, and have been incredibly impressed with Koloa Rum Company’s product line. We are delighted to play a part in bringing the spirit of aloha to our Midwest market,” Vinocopia Wine and Spirits said in a statement.

Koloa Rum Company was founded to create superior Hawaiian rum and ready-to-drink cocktails using locally sourced ingredients. In doing so, Koloa Rum provides quality employment opportunities for the community of Kaua’i and meaningful support to the local agricultural industry by increasing cultivated acreage and preserving open space.

About Koloa Rum Company

Established in 2009, Koloa Rum Company produces artisanal, single-batch Hawaiian rum and ready-to-drink cocktails at its distillery in Kalaheo, Kaua’i and operates Hawai’i’s first distilled spirits Tasting Room and Company Store. The company’s award-winning portfolio includes its premium Kaua’i White, Gold, Dark, Spice, Coconut, Coffee, Cacao and Aged rums, in addition to a collection of delicious ready-to-drink cocktails. Products are available for purchase online, at select retailers nationwide, as well as in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and Japan.

About Vinocopia Wine and Spirits

Vinocopia Wine and Spirits is a Minnesota wholesaler and distributor of the finest small-batch, craft and specialty wine and spirits brands from around the world. Family-owned and operated since 2006, Vinocopia represents more than 300 brands from nearly two dozen countries to the farthest corners of Minnesota.

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