D.G.L. Distributors is a Chicago based Wine Importer and Wholesaler. The company was founded in 2008, by Daniel Lucca with the objective to import and distribute wines from small producers around the world living up to very high quality standards at fair and competitive prices.

D.G.L. also provides a wide range of unique services to both domestic and foreign companies, looking for approved interstate distribution of their controlled products. Read more about our services under Services. The D.G.L. team of wine professionals is committed to excellence in service.


Daniel Lucca    

Daniel Lucca has spent his life in the wine business, starting by making and packing boxes at the age of 10. After college he worked at the largest wine club in the U.S., selecting the wines for the club and overseeing a wine program of over 400 different products.
Through his extensive travels throughout the wine world, Daniel has created an intricate network of boutique suppliers and wineries to source outstanding wines from the best regions of the world.
In 2008, Daniel founded D.G.L. Distributors, Inc., which focuses on hand crafted, exclusive brands with an objective to supplying clients with exceptional wines and customer service.

Henrik Martinell
Vice President

Native of Sweden, Henrik grew up spending his summers in France where wine is a part of life.  After graduating with a Masters in Public Administration, an internship at the Consulate General brought Henrik to Chicago. A stay planned for six months turned in to years.


Since 2004, Henrik has been working in the wine business  focusing on supply chain overseeing procurement, inventory management, logistics and compliance.