Icon Fine Wine & Spirits

Icon Fine Wine & Spirits

October 01, 2014 09:00 ET

Icon Fuels Growth in Western Canada with Acquisition of Free House Wine + Spirits

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 1, 2014) - Jay Garnett, CEO of Icon Fine Wine & Spirits, announced today the acquisition of Free House Wine + Spirits Ltd. The deal brings together two of Western Canada's most dynamic boutique wine and spirits import companies and positions Icon as one of the country's top mid-sized agencies.

Garnett, founded Icon in 1995. He will continue in his role as CEO and will oversee back-of-house and strategic operations. Ted Latimer, formerly of Free House, assumes the role of President and will manage sales operations. Icon's staff will expand to 15 by welcoming the Free House sales team into its convertible tasting room-style office space in the heart of Vancouver's Yaletown district.

Icon Fine Wine & Spirits is a premium agency that markets the world's leading niche wines, spirits and craft beers across Western Canada. For more information on Icon and its brands, please visit iconwineandspirits.com.

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