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Steven Kent and La Rochelle Labels team with R&R Marketing

Submitted By: Tracey Hoff, July 26, 2012

18 July 2012


R&R To Represent Livermore Cabernet Producer and Single Vineyard Pinot Noir Specialist in San Diego, the Desert, and Orange County

Livermore, CA: Steven Kent Winery, one of California’s premier Cabernet producers, and La Rochelle, an artisan winery focusing on Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, are teaming with R&R Wine Marketing in three key Southern California markets. This will be the first real opportunity for on and off-premise accounts in the region to have access to these limited wines.

Steven Mirassou, proprietor of the Steven Kent Portfolio commented that “R&R has a terrific team of professionals bringing a great selection of wines to the retailers and restaurateurs of San Diego, Orange County and the Desert. We are honored to be part of this great new team and look forward to being a vital part of the wine scene in these three markets.”

The Steven Kent Winery, Lineage, and La Rochelle brands are part of the Steven Kent Portfolio of fine wines. The Steven Kent Winery is located in the historic, world-class Livermore Valley appellation. Owner / winemaker Steven Kent Mirassou, sixth-generation of America's oldest winemaking family, specializes in crafting small-lot wines based on Cabernet Sauvignon and the Bordeaux varietals - conscientiously farmed on the Ghielmetti Vineyard and the winery's own estate blocks. Lineage is a single-wine brand that aspires to make one of the finest Bordeaux-style blends in the world. La Rochelle Winery focuses on small-lot, vineyard-centric Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from the Santa Lucia Highlands, Anderson Valley, Sonoma Coast, and Russian River Valley appellations. Owner Steven Mirassou and Winemaker Tom Stutz’ “Burgundian” portfolio also includes a limited release Pinot Meunier, Rosé of Pinot Noir, and a méthode champenoise sparkling wine.

The Steven Kent and La Rochelle wineries are open daily in the scenic Livermore Valley wine country at 5443 Tesla Road. Their online homes are and

Gregory Peebles is the California Wholesale Manager for the Steven Kent Portfolio; he can be reached at; R&R Wine Marketing can be contacted at

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Contact: Tracey Hoff 925.243.6448