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New Products & Promotions: January 2013 Edition

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WINTER TREAT FROM KOBRAND: WRAY & NEPHEW RUM CREAM

Kobrand Spirits has released Wray & Nephew Rum Cream for the winter season. The rich and smooth Rum Cream beloved in Jamaica combines award-winning Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum with cream and all-natural flavors. With notes of cocoa and malt on the bouquet, Rum Cream can be enjoyed on the rocks or in a variety of cocktails. 30 proof.

kobrand.com

SRP 750ml: $19.99; 200ml: $5.99

NEW CALIFORNIA WINES FROM SIX DEGREES CELLARS

New to the market is Six Degrees Cellars out of California. The first releases, a 2011 Chardonnay and 2011 Pinot Noir, are available nationally, marketed by Bronco Wine Co. The Chardonnay is a light straw color with citrus, apple and vanilla aromas and a smooth finish. The Pinot Noir has ripe black and red berries, with hints of pepper and toasty oak.

broncowine.com

855-874-2394

CHOPIN LAUNCHES DORDA DOUBLE CHOCOLATE LIQUEUR

Chopin Imports has released Dorda Double Chocolate Liqueur. Made with fine European chocolate and Chopin Vodka, Dorda is distributed nationwide through Chopin Vodka wholesalers. Chopin Vodka owner Tad Dorda decided to enter his namesake brand in to the U.S. marketplace due to the increasing thirst for chocolate-based drinks.

dordachocolate.com

SRP 750ml: $27.99

 

ZING ZANG BLOODY MARY MIX LEADS THE CATEGORY

Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix continues to dominate the category, showing an 18.2% YTD growth on its 32 oz. size package, available nationally. Zing Zang is made from the finest ingredients including Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce and is over 80% vegetable juice. Available in top-selling 32 oz. size as well as 10 oz. and 64 oz. sizes.

zingzang.com

SRP 32 oz: $4.99

ABSOLUT HIBISKUS IS A REAL SHOWSTOPPER

Absolut has introduced Absolut Hibiskus, the first floral-flavored vodka to join the Absolut flavors family. The berry-tinged hibiscus is underlined by sweet notes of pomegranate to yield a flavor profile that is both fruity and floral. The finish is tart and lemon-like. The doors are now open for creative mixology inspired by the garden.

pernod-ricard-usa.com

SRP: $20

 

 

 

FRESCHELLO PRESENTS NEW WINES FROM ITALY

Freschello USA is launching a line of Freschello wines from Italy after selling well there. The Cielo Terra family, makers of Freschello, have produced wines in Italy since 1908. Freschello Vivo’s line-up includes a Rosso, Bianco and Rosé; the Sweet Italy line was created for younger consumers; and Frizzante offers Prosecco-style bubbles with less calories. Seeking distribution.

freschellousa.com

SRP Vivo: $5.99; Sweet Italy and Frizzante: $6.99

 

 

ICONIC CANADIAN FLAVOR INSPIRES LATEST CROWN ROYAL

For Crown Royal’s first entry into the flavored whiskey category, the brand created Crown Royal Maple Finished. The classic Canadian whiskey incorporates a touch of natural, light and sweet flavor through a proprietary maple finishing process. While a great base for cocktails, Maple Finished is best served as a shot or on the rocks. 80 proof.

crownroyal.com

SRP: $24.99

 

IT’S ALWAYS MIDNIGHT WITH LATEST FROM KAHLÚA

The newest expression from Kahlúa is Midnight, a 70 proof blend of rum and black coffee liqueur. The taste is bold with a hint of sweetness. Meant to be served chilled as a shot followed by a slice of fresh orange, this is the midnight hour in liquid form.

kahlua.com

SRP: $24.99

CRUISE INTO GREAT TASTE WITH PINK TRUCK

The crisp blend for Pink Truck Wine is composed of six varietals: Zinfandel, Grenache, Syrah, Merlot, Mourvèdre and Symphony. The wine comes from California’s Northern Interior vineyards, known for well-drained soil that allows fruit to hold acid. Pink Truck, made in the Blanc de Noirs style, has a bright jeweled color and crisp, refreshing flavor. Pink Truck is marketed nationally by Bronco Wine Co.

broncowine.com

855-874-2394

 

PINOT GRIGIO PRODUCER PIGHIN LAUNCHES SAUVIGNON BLANC

Italian producer Fernando Pighin & Figli, known for Pinot Grigio from Friuli, has launched its first Sauvignon Blanc in the U.S. with the 2011 vintage. Sauvignon Blanc fruit is hand harvested and pressed in state-of-the-art pneumatic presses and the wine is produced without malolactic fermentation or oak contact. True varietal character comes through, with full flavor and length.

kobrand.com

SRP: $16.99

HEINEKEN ADDS STRONGBOW CIDER TO GROWING PORTFOLIO

The addition of Strongbow to the Heineken USA family reinforces Heineken USA’s leadership in upscale beer. Strongbow is a crisp premium cider imported from the UK that offers adults an alternative refreshing beverage choice. As part of Heineken USA, the #1 selling global cider brand is perfectly positioned to capitalize on the surging popularity of cider in the U.S.

heinekenusa.com

SRP: Price varies by state/market

TANTEO INFUSES TEQUILA WITH MEXICAN FLAVORS

Tanteo Tequila starts with 100% Blue Weber Agave to create blanco tequila, but then changes the game by infusing the spirit with flavors of Mexico. The proprietary infusion process utilizes fresh, local cocoa, jalapeño and fruit for the award-winning portfolio which currently includes Jalapeño, Tropical and Cocoa.

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tanteotequila.com

SRP: $39.99

 


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