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News Briefs for May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017

•Palm Bay International is releasing three limited-production single cask, single malt Scotch whiskies from Wemyss Malts. The new range includes Italian Bakery Delight, a 19-year-old Speyside offering limited to 347 bottles; Coastal Orchard, a 19-year-old entry from the northern Highlands limited to 269 bottles; and Hike to the Haven, a 25-year-old Islay single malt limited to 238 bottles. All three whiskies will be available in select U.S. markets, retail priced at $130-$200 a 750-ml. In addition to the limited production trio, Palm Bay imports Wemyss Malts’ The Hive, Spice King and Peat Chimney blended malt Scotches and Darnley’s View London dry gin.

•Argentina’s Familia Zuccardi has debuted Tintillo, a chillable red blend, within its Bodega Santa Julia line. Imported by Winesellers, Ltd., Tintillo is an equal blend of Malbec and Bonarda sourced from the Mendoza region. The wine is meant to be served chilled, with an ideal serving temperature of 46 to 56 degrees. Starting in July, Tintillo will be available at Whole Foods Market locations nationwide, retailing at $12.99 a 750-ml. Winesellers, Ltd. also imports Familia Zuccardi’s Zuccardi Valle de Uco line.

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