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Penfolds & GQ Celebrate Winner of The #BestDressedSomm Competition

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Penfolds and GQ magazine named A.J. Ojeda-Pons from NYC’s The Lambs Club as the winner of their U.S. Best Dressed Somm contest on October 14th. A field of very well-appointed somms had submitted photos via Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #BestDressedSomm in September. The judging panel included acclaimed chef Marcus Samuelsson, GQ Executive Stylist ... read more>

House of Burgundy Presents 80th Anniversary Grand Tasting

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

On October 1st, the House of Burgundy held its 2014 Grand Tasting at the Harmonie Club and celebrated its 80th year in New York. Media and trade guests tasted a curated selection of small estate wines and craft spirits from around the globe, including a selection of Hospices de Beaune ... read more>

M.S. Walker Presents First Annual Portfolio Tasting

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

M.S. Walker held their first Annual Portfolio Tasting on September 23rd at the Gansevoort Hotel-Penthouse Park Lounge. Members of the trade sampled wines from M.S. Walker’s portfolio and enjoyed the lovely views of the Flatiron ... read more>

Planet Bordeaux Presents “A Goldmine of Bordeaux Wines”

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

The third annual Planet Bordeaux “Goldmine” took place on September 23rd. The event offered a unique opportunity to discover accessible, affordable wines from Bordeaux, available in the U.S. There were over 50 red, whites and rosés—representing the Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur ... read more>

Local USBG Members Attend Bols Bartending Academy

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Bols Bartending Academy on Tour hit New York to share some flair tricks with local USBG members. Under the guidance of Anthony Pullen, Bols National Brand Ambassador, this group of New York area bartenders learned to be ready to impress, not only with cocktails, but with service and ... read more>

Bulleit Ups Tailgaiting Game With ‘Woody’

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Atlantic Wines & Spirits and Bulleit Bourbon Showcase Bulleit Frontier Whiskey ‘Woody’ In September, Diageo and Atlantic Wines & Spirits, a division of Empire Merchants LLC, activated the Bulleit “Woody,” a custom promotional vehicle, with a variety of tastings and other events across Metro New York. The long weekend kicked off on Thursday with a ... read more>

Treasury Wine Estates Presents Penfolds Lounge at Maritime Parc

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Treasury Wine Estates presented the Penfolds Lounge to top on- and off-premise accounts in New Jersey and key distributors. The event took place September 23rd at Maritime Parc in Jersey City and featured Penfolds Bins, Luxury and Icon wines poured for guests with music and passed hors d’oeuvres. Penfolds U.S. Ambassador DLynn Proctor poured and ... read more>

Berentzen USA Holds Ice Carving Competition with Schnapps Sampling

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Berentzen USA, the German-American spirits brand, recently held a rapid-fire ice carving competition at the “Bar A” Beach Bar at Trump Plaza in Atlantic City to celebrate the launch of the company’s newest flavored schnapps, Icemint. Attendees enjoyed the action and sampling the new ... read more>

Long Island W&L Salesmen’s Club Holds Annual Golf & Tennis Outing

Monday, July 21st, 2014

The Long Island Wine & Liquor Salesmen’s Club held its 69th Annual Golf & Tennis Outing at the Garden City Country Club on June 5th. This year’s honoree was Mario D’Amico of Grapes & Grain in Baldwin Harbor. The event benefited the Nassau AHRC Foundation, which aids children with developmental disabilities. Attendees enjoyed a day ... read more>

BNP Distributing Company & Joanne Bordeaux USA Hold Grand Portfolio Tasting

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

On March 10th, BNP Distributing Company & Joanne Bordeaux USA held their Annual Grand Portfolio Tasting at Rouge Tomate. Among the Bordeaux highlights: a bevy of wines wholesaling for $320/case or under, particularly wines from the “Cotes” of Bordeaux. The tasting also marked the NY debut of an exciting new Champagne marque specialized in Premier Cru: ... read more>
 
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