WineRe™ Program

Winery Insurance, From a Winemaker’s Perspective

The Paragon WineRe™ Program is the industry’s original and most enduring specialty insurance program dedicated to Premium Winemaking Operations for over 30 years. WineRe™ has been insuring wineries and providing loss control and claims advocacy to premium wine makers ever since.

Strong Stable Carrier Partner

Arch Insurance Company | AM Best Rating: A+ | Financial Size: 15

Coverage Highlights

WineRe™ provides comprehensive coverage for winemakers of all sizes. Your tailored program may include:

  • Property
  • Equipment Breakdown
  • Wine Leakage
  • Wine Contamination
  • Business Interruption
  • Extra Expense
  • Proprietary Wine Stock Valuation
  • Product Withdrawl Expense
  • General Liability
  • Liquor Liability
  • Employee Benefits Liability
  • Chemical Drift Liability
  • Excess Liability
  • Commercial Auto
  • Civil Authority

Exclusive Features

Stop Loss Limit Approach to Property: Unique in the industry, the WineRe™ approach to property insurance is intended to allow for numerous property coverages to be triggered with the use of a single property deductible.

Loss Control Services: With over 30 years in the wine industry, we understand our clients’ operations. WineRe’s industry-unique approach to Loss Control allows for a systematic integration of NFPA protocols, with specific consideration of the nuances and exposures innate to winemaking, while simultaneously validating program participation.

Proprietary Stock Valuations: We use a proprietary stock valuation method evaluation and collaborate with industry experts to ensure that claims are handled in an efficient and timely manner.

Appetite and Availability

Targeted Classes

  • Host Wineries
  • Custom Crush Operations
  • Alternating Proprietorships
  • Negociants

Geographic Availability

  • California
  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • Texas
  • New York
  • Arizona


The Paragon WineRe™ Program is available exclusively through a limited distribution network of focused agents.

Notable Coverage Offerings

Property   Limit
Wine Leakage   Full Limits
Wine Contamination   Full Limits
Property in Transit   $2,000,000
Unnamed Locations - Stock   $2,000,000
Ordinance & Law   $500,000
Debris Removal   $100,000
Dependent Properties   $25,000
Accounts Receivable   $250,000
Fine arts   $250,000
EDP Equipment   $250,000
Trellis & Vines   $50,000
Newly Acquired or Constructed Buildings   $1,000,000
General Liability   Limits
Occurrence/AGG   $1M/$2M
Liquor   $1M
EBL   $1M
Chemical Drift   $1M
Excess   Limits
Follow Form   Up to $10M


Other Coverage Line Offerings:

  • D&O/EPLI/Fiduciary
  • Cyber Liability
  • Workers’ Compensation

Submissions can be sent to

Program Services

Specialty Underwriting
Industry Experienced, Service-Oriented Team

Claims Handling
Industry Experts with Extensive Winery Experience

Loss Control
70 minutes or Less with Industry Specific Team

For More Information, Contact

Brendan Wright
Program Manager

Erik L. Kriens
Regional President

Nick Faragasso
Vice President

General Information:

Contact us today to learn how partnering with Paragon can make you more productive and successful.