Martini & Rossi Wines
About Martini & Rossi Wines
About Martini & Rossi Wine Company
The company started in the mid-19th century, as a vermouth bottling plant in Pessione — the Distilleria Nazionale di Spirito di Vino. Three men came to dominate the company, businessman Alessandro Martini, winemaker Luigi Rossi and accountant Teofilo Sola, and in 1863 they changed the name to Martini, Sola & Cia. The Sola family sold out in 1879, and the company became known as Martini & Rossi.
- 1892 - The business is taken over by Rossi's four sons.
- 1929 - The Martini Ball & Bar logo is registered for the first time.
- 1930 - Rossi's grandsons take over control of the company.
- 1977 - The company is restructured with the creation of the General Beverage Corporation.
- 1993 - Martini & Rossi merged with Bacardi
Distributed by these Blue Ridge Beverage Locations:Abingdon