Fine Wine Storage Company, Iron Gate Cellarage Inc. Acquires Urban Cellars Inc.
Toronto fine wine storage facility Iron Gate Cellarage today announced the acquisition of its competitor Urban Cellars Inc. in a move to add greater services and value to the Ontario wine colelctor community.
[ClickPress, Mon May 29 2006] Iron Gate Cellarage Inc., Toronto’s premier fine wine storage facility, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to purchase all of the business operations and assets of Urban Cellars Inc.. Under the terms of the agreement, Iron Gate Cellarage will continue to provide white glove service to the customer base that Urban Cellars has been proud to serve since 2002.
“We’re very excited about this opportunity and are looking forward to meeting all of the Urban Cellars’ customers over the coming weeks” said Warren Porter, President of Iron Gate Cellarage Inc. “Chris and his team at Urban Cellars have done a fabulous job serving the wine community and we’re pleased to be able to continue with that level of service and add even more.”
“In considering this agreement we had to first determine what was in the best interest of our loyal customer base”, said Chris Morris, President of Urban Cellars.(www.urbancellars.ca). “Iron Gate Cellarage has the ability to improve the safety, security and environment of our client’s prized collections. In addition to that, Iron Gate offers a host of other products and services for the wine community that Urban Cellars did not.”
In addition to providing perfect conditions for collectors to store their wine, Iron Gate Cellarage offers services that include complete cellar relocation, packaging, full inventory and inventory systems installation, appraisal, maturity targeting, digital photography and insurance consultation. “It’s amazing how many collectors need assistance with their wine to ensure it’s properly managed, priced and consumed at its peak. We provide this comprehensive level of service to our customers and are anxious to make this available to our new Urban Cellars customers as well”, said Porter.
Iron Gate Cellarage (www.irongatewine.com) is Toronto’s premier wine storage facaility and official provider of services to The Opimian Society and many other of Canada’s largest wine clubs. Iron Gate Cellarage is also the founder of Bag-a-Cork, a cork recycling and fundraising initiative with all proceeds going to support the Girl Guides of Canada.
For further information please call:
Warren Porter, Iron Gate Cellarage Inc. – 416-234-9500, or;
Chris Morris, Urban Cellars Inc. - 416-858-6770