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New Products & Promotions: February 2013

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AVERNA BRINGS FIRST-EVER AMARO CREAM TO U.S.

Domaine Select Wine Estates (DSWE), importer of Averna, has recently released Averna Cream. This is the first launch for the 144-year-old company since 2008’s Averna Sambuca. Averna Cream debuted in Italy last fall, aimed at pleasing a younger audience, and is a blend of sweet cream with the taste of traditional Averna Amaro—creating a new subcategory called Cremamaro. 17% ABV.

avernausa.com

SRP: $19.99

COTTONWOOD CREEK—AWARD-WINNING & ORGANIC

Everyday is Earth Day at Cottonwood Creek Cellars, producers of award-winning super-value wines made from Certified Organic Grapes. According to winemaker John Allbaugh, the White Table Wine and Red Table Wine are classic California wines that pair well with food. The wines are also environmentally friendly, packaged in ultra-lightweight bottles with labels made from recycled paper and using natural cork closures. From Panther Rock Wine Company.

broncowine.com

855-874-2394

ANCHOR DISTILLING BREAKS NEW GROUND WITH HOPHEAD VODKA

Anchor Distilling Company continues its longstanding tradition of artisanal craftsmanship with the launch of Hophead Vodka. This new vodka is distilled entirely from two types of dried hops from Washington State’s Yakima Valley used at Anchor Brewing Co. This premium craft vodka offers the fresh and aromatic character of hops, without bitterness. 90 proof.

anchordistilling.com

SRP 750ml: $29.95

 

MALIBU EXPANDS SINGLE-SERVE COCKTAILS WITH CANS AND NEW FLAVORS

Malibu has introduced single-serve Malibu cocktails—in cans in Cola, Cranberry and Pineapple flavors—to its pre-mixed cocktail lineup, along with Malibu Cocktail 1.75L pouch flavors Blue Hawaiian and Light Piña Colada. The single-serve cocktails are available in individual cans and 4-packs, perfect for impromptu spring and summer outings.

malibu-rum.com

SRP pouches: $19.99; 4-pk: $9.99; single can: $2.50

GIRL GO LIGHTLY WINES ARE UNOAKED, LOW-ALCOHOL

Girl Go Lightly wines are refreshing in style with a lower alcohol content of 11% per varietal. The wines are aged in stainless steel and unoaked, which allows the natural fruit flavors to shine through. Three hot varietals are available nationally: Moscato, Unoaked Chardonnay and Rosé.

thewinebar.com

SRP: $12.99

 

 

 

PROXIMO SHAKES THINGS UP WITH NEW BOTTLE DESIGN

Three Olives Vodka, known for its innovative flavor offerings and great-tasting vodka, is introducing new package. Three Olives Classic, the flagship SKU, now comes in a crystal clear glass bottle with premium fluting. The bright blue neck and body labels present a polished look designed to jump off shelves in on- and off-premise outlets.

threeolives.com

SRP 750ml:

 

 

M.S. WALKER LAUNCHES GRAND MACNISH 15 YEAR OLD SCOTCH

M.S. Walker and MacDuff International have released Grand Macnish 15 Year Old Sherry Cask blended Scotch whisky. Aged in sherry casks, the 15 Year Old represents the third member of a trifecta which also includes 150th Anniversary Edition and 12 Year Dual- Cask Aged. This whisky uses a select blend of more than 30 Highland and Speyside malts.

mswalker.com

Phone: 800-528-2787

SRP: $35.99

 

ONCE UPON A VINE: CLASSIC VARIETALS CATCHY NAMES

The new line of Once Upon A Vine wines offers classic varietals in a medium-bodied wine style brought to life through playful, fantasy-inspired names and packaging cues. Available varietals include The Big Bad Red Blend, The Fairest Chardonnay, A Charming Pinot Noir and Lost Slipper Sauvignon Blanc.

thewinebar.com

SRP: $12.99

ROBERT HALL WINERY OFFERS NEW PASO ROBLES CABERNET

Robert Hall Winery captures the essence of Paso Robles in every bottle of wine. The intense dark, ruby red color of the 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon is reflective of this fullbodied, flavorful wine, which offers ripe fruit, anise and dark chocolate and rich tannins. The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon comes from select lots of hand-harvested grapes from several Paso Robles vineyards. Marketed nationally by Bronco Wine Co.

broncowine.com

855-874-2394

 

PANACHE LAUNCHES ALIBI AMERICAN WHISKEY

Panache Beverage has added to its spirits portfolio with the release of Alibi American Whiskey. This corn-based whiskey has elements of rye and malted barley and is distilled in Indiana and blended in Florida. The first brown spirit for Panache, Alibi debuted in late 2012 in New York and New Jersey, distributed by Domaine Select.

alibiamerica.com

SRP: $24

BH GROUP PRESENTS PASSION XO COGNAC LIQUEURS

Creator Kim Birkedal Hartmann introduced Passion XO Cognac Liqueurs at Vinexpo 2011. This proprietary blend of Birkedal Hartmann Premium XO Cognac, made by a family with a history in Cognac dating to 1887, and natural fruit juices is the flagship brand of BH Group, a company with the goal of bringing “New Age” spirits to market. Currently available in NY, IL, IN, MS, FL, GA and Memphis, TN; expanded distribution expected in 2013.

facebook.com/BHGroupUSA

SRP: $24.99

BEAM ADDS 2 GINGERS WHISKEY TO ITS PORTFOLIO

Beam Inc. has added the 2 Gingers brand to its Irish Whiskey portfolio. Brand founder Kieran Folliard introduced premium, twice-distilled 2 Gingers made by Beam’s Kilbeggan Distilling Company into the market in January 2012. Folliard named the brand for his red-haired mother and aunt. Beam is poised to accelerate 2 Gingers’ growth and popularity across the U.S. in 2013.

2gingerswhiskey.com

SRP: $19.99

 

 


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