About Us

The Original Wine Company is a Chicago-based importer and wholesale distributor, focused on bringing you great wines from great places.  Our portfolio features a carefully curated selection of exciting wines that not only exemplify the craft of wine-making, but also embody the history and traditions of their places of origin.  We offer what any wine importer worth its salt should offer: a keen palate, a sharp eye for value, and a passion for bringing our customers the best wines in the world.


Tracy Lewis Liang built her entire career in the Chicago fine wine trade across wholesale, restaurants and retail.  The Original Wine Company is the culmination of years of buying, selling, traveling, learning, teaching and loving wine.