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Truett Hurst Announces Sponsorship of The Safeway Open at Silverado
Pro and Pro-Am Tournaments held October 12th – 16th

(NAPA, Calif.) – Dry Creek’s Truett Hurst Winery has signed on as a founding sponsor of the Safeway Open Golf Tournament held at Napa’s Silverado Country Club October 12th through 16th.  Truett Hurst’s Colby Red and Curious Beasts Blood Red Wine will be featured in the Safeway Food & Wine Pavilion throughout the official PGA Tour event.

“It’s an exciting opportunity to have two of our most important brands showcased in front of a wide group of golf and wine enthusiasts!” said company founder Phil Hurst. 

Colby Red Wine is flavorful cuvee with a cause.  Daryl and Colby Groom launched this wine in 2009 and have raised over $750,000 for heart health charities.  Hurst says he hopes exposure at the Open will help raise awareness of the brand and achieve its goal of generating over $1 million for charity.

Curious Beasts is a red blend of Merlot, Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Syrah and Cabernet Franc.  Hurst says it is a unique blend, purposely made to be a “beast of a wine,” with plenty of tannin and rich black fruit character.  The brand also offers a Chardonnay and recently released Cabernet Sauvignon.

With golfers Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar heading the professional field and NBA stars Steph Curry and Andre Iguodala participating in the Pro-Am Tournament, “Truett Hurst is honored to be a founding sponsor,” Hurst says. “Golf, wine, food and music…this is what wine country is all about.”

About Truett-Hurst, Inc.

Truett-Hurst, Inc. (NASDAQ: THST, www.truetthurstinc.com), is a holding company headquartered in Healdsburg, California. Its sole asset is the controlling equity interest in H.D.D. LLC., an innovative and fast-growing super-premium, ultra-premium and luxury wine sales, marketing and production company based in the acclaimed Dry Creek Valley of Sonoma County, California.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, that are made as of the date of this press release based upon our current expectations. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, regarding our strategy, future operations, financial position, estimated revenue, projected costs, prospects, plans, opportunities, and objectives constitute “forward-looking statements.” The words “may,” “will,” “expect,” “intend,” “plan,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “potential” or “continue” and similar types of expressions identify such statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. Such forward-looking statements include expectations regarding revenue, income, expenses, for periods. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results to differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause such differences include, but are not limited to, a reduction in the supply of grapes and bulk wine available to us; significant competition; any change in our relationships with retailers which could harm our business; we may not achieve or maintain profitability in the future; the loss of key employees; a reduction in our access to, or an increase in the cost of, the third-party services we use to produce our wine; credit facility restrictions on our current and future operations; failure to protect, or infringement of, trademarks and proprietary rights; these factors should not be construed as exhaustive and should be read in conjunction with the other cautionary statements that are included in this report. For additional information, see our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on September 28, 2016, or our other reports currently on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which contain a more detailed discussion of risks and uncertainties that may affect future results. We undertake no obligation to update publicly or review any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise. 

For further information: Contact: Leah Varvaro, Leah@truethurst.com

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