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Who Makes Kirkland Wine At Costco? Answered (2022)

Last Updated on September 9, 2022 by Lydia Martin

Bargain shoppers know that there are wine store brands that are just as good as any classy labels. Take Kirkland’s signature wine, for instance. Costco’s resident wine is inexpensive, yet it provides a unique quality taste.

To unveil the mystery of who makes Kirkland wine, keep reading.

Who’s Behind The Kirkland Wine Signature Label?

Who’s Behind The Kirkland Wine?

According to the TTB or Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Kirkland California wines are associated with E&J Gallo Winery and its Italian variation with Ethica Wines. [1

Originally, WX Brand made Kirkland wines for Costco. Costco privately labels and owns Kirkland’s signature, but multiple wineries and importers are producing this wine brand. 

Kirkland Wines & Their Manufacturers 

Kirkland Wines & Their Manufacturers

Kirkland Signature Oakville Cabernet

Kirkland Signature Oakville Cabernet on desk with wine glass

Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon is a Kirkland Signature from Oakville. Glenn Hugo created it from BR Cohn and Girard Winery of Napa Valley in California.

Kirkland Signature Brunello

Kirkland Signature Brunello on table with wine glass

Brunello di Montalcino is from Montalcino, Italy. Past vintages of these kinds are made by Fattoria dei Barbi winery and were imported by Ethica Wines. But who makes Kirkland Chardonnay?

Kirkland Signature Pauillac Bordeaux

Kirkland Signature Pauillac Bordeaux

Pauillac is a Cabernet Sauvignon-based blend from the Medoc region, Bordeaux vineyard in France, and is imported by Misa Imports.

Kirkland Signature Ribera del Duero

Ribera del Duero is made from Tempranillo, that came from Ribera del Duero of Spain. The wine is produced by Bodegas Vina Solorca and is imported by Misa Imports.

Kirkland Signature Cotes de Provence Rose

Kirkland Signature Rosé is made by a winemaker named Olivier Sumeire. The wine came from the region of Cotes de Provence in France and is imported by Misa Imports.

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Kirkland Signature Chianti Classico

Kirkland Signature Chianti Classico

The Chianti Classico is a Sangiovese wine from the city of Chianti in Italy. It’s made by the Villa Cafaggio Estate winery team and imported by Ethica Wines.

Kirkland Signature Carneros Pinot Noir

The Pinot Noir came from a winery in Carneros, Napa Valley, made by Alison Crowe and bottled by DC Flynt MW Domaines & Estates.

Kirkland Signature Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Chateauneuf-du-Pape is a wine blend from Rhone, France and is created by Eleve par Guillaume Gonnet and traded in by Misa Imports.

Kirkland Signature Premier Cru Chablis

Kirkland Signature Premier Cru Chablis

Pierre Brissy created the Kirkland Premier Cru Chablis in Burgundy, France. Bottle by Mis En Bouteille and imported by Misa Imports.

Kirkland Signature Ti Point Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is from the vineyard of Ti Point in Marlborough, New Zealand. It was created by Tracy Haslam and imported by DC Flynt MW Domaines & Estates.

Kirkland Signature Stag’s Leap Cabernet Sauvignon

This version of Cabernet Sauvignon is from the Stags Leap District of Nava Valley and is bottled by DC Flynt MW Domaines & Estates.

Kirkland Signature Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Kirkland Signature Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon came from Columbia Valley. It was created by Brandon Rice and bottled by Wahluke Wine Company for DC Flynt MW Domaines & Estates.

Kirkland Signature Sonoma Old Vine Zinfandel

Old Vin Zinfandel is from Sonoma County in California, made by Kunde Winery and bottled by DC Flynt MW Domaines & Estates in Hopland, California. But who makes Kirkland Prosecco?

Kirkland Signature Cotes du Rhone Villages

The wine is produced in Southern Cotes du Rhone Villages in France. It was created by Patrick Lesec and bottled by DC Flynt MW Domaines & Estates in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Kirkland Signature Rioja Reserva

Kirkland Signature Rioja Reserva

Rioja Reserva is a 100% Tempranillo from La Rioja, Spain. Bottled by Bodegas Eguia and it’s imported by Quintessential.

FAQs 

Does Kirkland make their own wine?

No, Kirkland doesn’t make their wine. They source their products through different winemakers and partnerships. It’s a store brand product that third parties typically produce.

What vineyard does Kirkland wine come from?

Most Kirkland wines came from vineyards in Napa Valley, California. But vineyards in Spain, France, and Italy also produce and import Kirkland wines. But how much wine can get you drunk?

Final Thoughts 

Kirkland wines sold within Costco come from different wineries and are imported worldwide. Costco has a wide selection, from red wine, white wine, rosé wine, and different kinds of Cabernet Sauvignon.

Wine enthusiasts will surely be satisfied with the large wine variety Kirkland has to offer.

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  1. https://finance.yahoo.com/news/big-brands-actually-costcos-kirkland-000800481.html

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