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Daily Archive: August 21, 2015

Interview: Vias Imports Chairman Fabrizio Pedrolli

New York-based Vias Imports boasts a portfolio of 91 wineries, including its core upscale Italian stable as well as labels from the U.S., France, Spain, Austria, Argentina and Lebanon. The 32-year-old company also serves as a wholesaler in New York and New Jersey. With annual import volume of 425,000 cases and sales projected to rise 5% to above $40 million this year, Vias is led by chairman Fabrizio Pedrolli. SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently caught up with Pedrolli to discuss trends in imported wine, as well as the launch of Vias’ first proprietary wine brand, Acinum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 21, 2015

Exclusive: Upscale Medea Vodka Targets 100,000-Case Threshold As It Enters On-Premise

Vodka may have cooled off in the U.S. market amid the whisk(e)y boom, but some of the category’s emerging players are standing out from the crowd in a variety of ways. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 21, 2015

News Briefs for August 21, 2015

•Diageo is extending its Smirnoff Sours flavored vodka range with a Berry Lemon offering. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 21, 2015