SRP 750ml: $19.99; 200ml: $5.99
SRP 750ml: $27.99
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.
NEW CALIFORNIA WINES FROM
SIX DEGREES CELLARS
New to the market is Six Degrees Cellars out
of California. The first releases, a 2011 Char-
donnay 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.
WINTER TREAT FROM
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.
SRP 32 oz.: $4.99
SRP Vivo: $5.99; Sweet Italy and
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.
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.
HIBISKUS IS A
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.