Fondberg and Ruhne family becoming strategic partners for Terreno wines

Fondberg and Ruhne family becoming startegic partners for Terreno wines

Fondberg and the Ruhne family are proud to announce a long-term partnership regarding distribution of wines of Terreno vineyard. The partners will import Terreno wines to Sweden through a jointly owned importing company and Terreno wines will also be sold by Fondberg to Swedish on-trade customers.

Terreno, where craftsmanship and organic production are key, is located in Greve in Chianti, Tuscany, with 25 hectares of vineyards and olive oil production. Terreno was established in the 16th century and has been owned and run by the Ruhne family for three decades. Terreno produces acclaimed classic, regional Chianti wines and limited volumes of modern wines. In Sweden Terreno is known for its certified organic wine Terreno Chianti Classico. The Ruhne family is also behind The Winery Hotel in Solna, which is the world’s first hotel with an urban winery in the same building.

“We’re happy that the Ruhne family with their knowledge, passion for wine and courage to think out of the box will be joining our growing tribe. Super people, super wines and great potential”, says Markku Ropponen, Chairman of the Board, Fondberg.

”This partnership will allow us to focus on developing Terreno simultaneously both in Sweden and in Chianti. This fits our long-term strategic vision of combining the production of wines we love while respecting the craftmanship of winemaking. We look forward to exciting times together!” says Sofia Ruhne, CEO at Terreno.

For questions, please contact:

Markku Ropponen
markku.ropponen@weandwine.se
Tel: +46 70 855 33 44

Sofia Ruhne
sofia.ruhne@terreno.se
Tel: + 46 73 511 00 45

Terreno Azienda Agricola, located in Greve in Chianti, was established in the 16th century and has been owned and run by the Ruhne family for the last three decades. www.terreno.se

Fondberg was established in 1975 and is one of the most experienced and innovative importers of alcoholic beverages in Sweden. www.weandwine.se