Merger & Acquisition Advisor for the Wine Industry

With over 75 separate transactions completed since 1990 for a combined value of over $2 billion, IWA is the leading boutique mergers and acquisitions advisory firm that specializes in the wine and spirits industry.

From companies in California, Oregon and Washington, IWA represents many family owned wine estates, all the major U.S. and international wine and spirit companies and a number of financial institutions in exclusive sell-side mandates.

Over the years IWA has represented for sale some of the best known names in the U.S. wine and spirits business that has included over 6,250 acres of premium vineyards.

IWA’s primary business is selling wine and spirits businesses, brands, wineries and vineyards. IWA provides valuations and the necessary due diligence to prepare businesses for sale, initiates the approach to buyers and represents sellers through to the close of transactions.

Please contact IWA at [email protected] to better understand what our company can do for you.


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Meet Our Team


Robert Nicholson

Robert Nicholson is a Principal of IWA and a leader in wine industry mergers & acquisitions and has completed over $2 billion in... [Read More]

Josh Grace

Josh Grace is a Managing Director at IWA and has over twenty years of financial management, valuation, accounting, mergers and acquisition and... [Read More]


Katherine Bailon

Katherine Bailon joined IWA in 2018 as a Managing Director. Previously she was an investment analyst responsible for financial modeling and... [Read More]

Sally Nicholson

Sally Nicholson is a Principal of IWA and a Licensed Real Estate Broker specializing in the sale and acquisition of winery and vineyard properties.... [Read More]