On July 6th and 7th, Lauber Imports welcomed Vineyard Brands to its portfolio by holding an immersion training at the Ritz-Carlton in White Plains. This two day training saw winemakers from around the globe educating the sales force on the new portfolio. The training was highlighted by a dinner celebrating the new partnership.
Front: Filippo Vanni, Caparzo/Borgo Scopeto; Hubert Fabre, Vineyard Brands; Jeff Mausbach, TintoNegro; Jose Luis Lavin, Cono Sur; Jean Smit, Boekenhoutskloof. Middle: Jan Petrow, Shannon Coursey and Rachel Skelly, all Vineyard Brands. Back: Andy Gesell, Vineyard Brands; Joerg Goeing, Vineyard Brands; Jose Conde, Tormentoso and Stark-Conde; Rui Ribeiro, Warre’s Port; Jason Haas, Tablas Creek; Max Erlwein, Cono Sur; Paul Schutte, Lauber; Steve Kelley, Lauber; Scott Wilcove, Lauber; Steven Bonavita, Lauber; Marc Perrin, Famille Perrin; Fraser Mclachlan, Peregrine; and Mohua Jean-Baptiste Cristini, Wines of Charles Back