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New Products & Promotions: May 2012 Edition

Posted on  | April 30, 2012   Bookmark and Share
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W.J. DEUTSCH ADDS FLIRT RED BLEND TO PORTFOLIO

With red blends proving to be solid sellers, W.J. Deutsch & Sons recently unveiled Flirt, a 2010 California red blend of Syrah, Zinfandel and Tempranillo, created through a joint venture with Vintage Wine Estates. The playful POS materials invite consumers to try Flirt, using the tagline, “Your other wine will never know.”

flirtwinery.com

SRP: $10.99

MASKED RIDER PINOT NOIR SCORES AS “BEST BUY”

The Masked Rider 2009 California Pinot Noir recently was touted as a “Best Buy” with a score of 88 points in the Wine Enthusiast buying guide. Based upon the Masked Rider, a famous cowboy legend who has searched the corners of the untamed West, Masked Rider wines bring good value and are meant to be enjoyed with food, family and friends.

antareswine.com

707-265-4050

DESTILERÍA SERRALLÉS PRESENTS CALICHE RUM

Caliche super-premium white rum, named after Spanish limestone, is a collaboration between sixth-generation rum producer Roberto Serrallés and entrepreneur Rande Gerber. Caliche Rum is aged up to five years using the solera aging process. The result is an extremely smooth rum with a clean balance of vanilla and citrus flavors and just a hint of oak. Versatile in many classic rum cocktails.

calicherum.com

SRP: $24.99

NEW SWEET REVENGE THE ORIGINAL WILD STRAWBERRY SOUR MASH

Introducing Sweet Revenge, the original wild strawberry sour mash. She’s a showstopping shade of pink, but don’t be fooled by her rosy appearance—though she’s sweet and juicy upfront, she’s got a raw, rockin’, 77-proof finish. Sweet Revenge is suggested as a shot, chilled or shaken over ice.

sweet-revenge.com

SRP: $19.99

PUNTA SERENA TEQUILA SPORTS SLEEK BOTTLE DESIGN

Punta Serena is a 100% Blue Agave Tequila, produced in the heart of Jalisco, Mexico. Credit for its rich tones and smooth flavors is due to being aged in American white oak barrels for up to three times longer than competitors. The bottle was handcrafted and designed with an emerald-jeweled cork top and logo to offer sensuous appeal reminiscent of fine Cognac bottles.

tequilapuntaserena.com

SRP: Prices Vary

PALM BAY THINKS PINK WITH LUNETTA ROSÉ

Palm Bay International has introduced a new sparkling rosé, Lunetta Rosé, produced by Cavit. The wine is crisp and fruity; the cuvée is Chardonnay blended with Trentino red grape varieties including Lagrein, Teroldego and Pinot Noir. Lunetta Rosé hopes to capture the success of Lunetta Prosecco, launched in 2011.

palmbay.com/lunetta

SRP: $11.99

 

TREASURY WINE ESTATES INVITES MILLENIAL WOMEN TO BE. PLAYFUL

Be. is a new line of California wines from Treasury Wine Estates that hit stores this spring. The line is distinctive in being the first line created by millennial women for millennial women, offering fun, playful yet chic wines for everyday enjoyment. The line features Be. Fresh Chardonnay; Be. Flirty Pink Moscato; Be. Bright Pinot Grigio; and Be. Brilliant Riesling.

bewinery.com

SRP: $9.99 – $12.99

 

TEMPTING EL FURIOSO TEMPRANILLO

As one of the most famous varietals of Spain, Tempranillo is a rich and spicy wine with fruitforward characteristics of raspberry and plum. El Furioso Tempranillo 2009, from Spain’s Duero Valley, is best with grilled meats and spicy dishes. The wine is fresh, with a touch of spice and well-balanced acidity. El Furioso is marketed nationally by Antares Wine Company.

antareswine.com

707-265-4050

VNC COCKTAILS NOW OFFER 200ml MINIS

The VnC Cocktails line has been offered in 1L sizes since the New Zealand brand’s launch. Now the Ready To Pour cocktails—in flavors including Margarita, Vodka Mojito and Pomegranate Cosmo—come in a convenient 200ml size, complete with plastic cup. Great for on-the-go or sporting events. Available in 6x1L format or 12x200ml format, all 14% ABV.

vnccocktails.com

SRP 200ml: $3.45

 

INNIS & GUNN DEBUT IRISH WHISKEY CASK STOUT

Innis & Gunn, the Scottish craft beer maker, has brought its limited-edition Irish Whiskey Cask beer to the U.S. Innis & Gunn Irish Whiskey Cask is the first beer aged in former triple-distilled Irish whiskey barrels. This is Innis & Gunn’s fifth limited-edition release, and the beer is robust with intense aromas of dark chocolate enhanced with the brand’s signature vanilla and oak notes.

innisandgunn.com

SRP 4-pack: $12.99

MILAGRO LAUNCHES NEWEST INNOVATION—UNICO

Milagro Tequila recently introduced Unico, its super-premium, limited-edition blend. A “kitchen distillery” was built in Jalisco to produce 5,000 liters of micro-distilled silver that serves as a base for Unico; that base is then blended with selections of aged reserves so the tequilas can marry. The unique bottle features the signature “piña” hand-blown inside the glass.

facebook.com/milagro

SRP: $300

SHOCK TOP BELGIAN WHEAT ADDS SEASONAL LEMON SHANDY

As the weather gets warmer, Shock Top Belgian Wheat introduces its latest seasonal offering, Shock Top Lemon Shandy, available through the end of July. Shock Top Lemon Shandy is a unique interpretation of a classic style—smooth wheat beer complemented by spices and natural lemonade flavor. Available in six- and 12-packs of bottles and 12-packs of cans, as well as on draught.

shocktopbeer.com

 


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