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We offer the most comprehensive selection of wines in the Michigan market, over 6,000 different items, from nearly every major wine-producing region in the world. Our sales teams are trained to provide the highest level of service in the industry. We take education seriously. Our staff receives continuous wine training so they can be YOUR resource for brand knowledge, consumer trends, and a general understanding of the World of Wine. We want to help you grow your business.

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With over a decade of winemaking experience at Ravenswood crafting Zinfandel, Winemaker Jen Beloz, The Prisoner Wine Company’s family of growers, and our winemaking team work together to craft our selection of distinctly stylistic wines. These include: The Prisoner, Saldo, Cuttings, Thorn and Blindfold.


“I’m motivated by the freedom I have to make creative blends. Our scope is unlimited — we source fun varietals and get to work with passionate, devoted growers. Ultimately it’s about making unique wines that we want to drink.” — Jen Beloz, Winemaker


2015 The Prisoner, Napa Valley

The Prisoner was created and inspired by the drinkable “mixed blacks” first made by the Italian immigrants who settled in the Napa Valley. Launched in 2003, The Prisoner soon became the most recognized innovative and unique Napa Valley Red Wine blend, leading the resurgence of blends by incorporating Zinfandel with the unlikely “mix” of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petite Sirah, and Charbono.


2014 Blindfold White Blend, California

Created to provide the perfect white wine companion to The Prisoner, Blindfold is equally bold and intriguing. A creative white blend, begins with a classic Chardonnay base, and blend in Roussanne, Viognier, Grenache Blanc, Chenin Blanc, and Marsanne.


2014 Saldo Zinfandel, California

Saldo is the prototypical Zinfandel that showcases Northern California’s most renowned Zinfandel vineyards and regions. The word “Saldo” is of Latin origin often referring to “from here and there” we are sourcing Zinfandel from regions “here and there” across Northern California.


2013 Thorn Merlot, Napa Valley

While working with our Napa Valley growers, we came across Merlot that managed to escape being replanted to Cabernet Sauvignon. Inspired us to preserve these prestigious Merlot lots and introduce our distinct style of Napa Valley Merlot, Thorn was created.


2013 Cuttings Cabernet Sauvignon, California

Our Cabernet Sauvignon, is a unique and special blend. It combines the richness, complexity and depth of hillside Cabernet Sauvignon with the structure and intensity of Petite Sirah and Syrah.




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