Distributor Central


Your hub to learn more about offering Fireside wines and get the resources to help sell.

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About Us

Operating a winery is a creative endeavor that requires passion and dedication. All of the hard work, love, and time we put into creating wine and experiences for our customers creates a bond that feels like family.

We believe our distributors and wholesale partners are part of that extended family. Please reach out if you would like to be a part of this family!

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How To Get Started

At Fireside Winery, we realize it can be important for customers to experience wines first-hand before making a purchase. That is why we offer sampling opportunities at our retailers. Contact your wholesale representative to set up a tasting for your next special event.

Our friendly staff will be onsite to sample wines and answer questions for your guests. We pride ourselves on not only our quality wines but also our customer-centric service.

Our staff will work with you to establish a service plan that keeps the wines fresh and up to date.

If you are already have a wholesale account, please click here for current pricing.

Testimonials

Award-Winning Wines

Every year, our wines from Fireside are entered into wine competitions around the nation. We are thrilled to have our wines recognized by renowned wine professionals from across the United States.

Storyteller

2021 Iowa State Fair

  • Best of Show – White Wine

2021 Iowa Wine Growers Wine Competition

  • Gold
  • Best of Show (Governor’s Cup)

2019 Jefferson Cup Invitational

  • Jefferson Cup

Blu

2017 Indy International Wine Competition

  • Double Gold

Marquette

2015 Indy International Wine Competition

  • Double Gold – Other Red Hybrid
  • Best of Class – Other Red Hybrid

Hearthstone

2007 Mid-American Wine Competition

  • Best of Class
  • Sweepstakes Winner
  • Best of Iowa

Wine Comparisons

Wine Comparison Brianna

Chardonnay (Un-oaked)

Wine Comparison LaCrosse

Pinot Grigio/Pinot Blanc

Wine Comparison Firefly

White Zinfandel

Wine Comparison Blu

Riesling

Wine Comparison Storyteller

Moscato

Wine Comparison Crownfire

Merlot

Wine Comparison Chambourcin

Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Comparison Crownfire

Red Zinfandel/Malbec

License Requirements

Retailers must have an active alcohol license from the State of Iowa Alcoholic Beverage Division (ABD) to sell Iowa wine. If your store does not currently have a license and would like to sell Iowa wines, please contact the Iowa ABD.  For more information, please visit the ABD website or call 866-IOWA-ABD (469-2223).

Selling tips

Sample often! Customers are more likely to purchase wine they have tasted and enjoyed. Ask your wholesale representative for details on our sample program and ambassador tasting events.

Host a pairing event. Pair Fireside wines with foods or activities to encourage customers to sample the wine. Distributors in the past have had success with:

Transparent pricing and descriptions. Display pricing and wine descriptions in a highly visible place so customers can easily find the information.

Contact Your Wholesale Representative

Get in touch with your rep.

Brian Culp Distributor

Eastern Iowa
Brian Culp

[email protected]

319-350-8590

Susan Distributor

Western Iowa
Susan Brenneman

[email protected]

319-930-7014