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Daily Archive: October 26, 2011

Jorge Ordoñez: Spanish Wine’s Leading Importer Expounds On The Category’s Rise

Jorge Ordoñez, owner of Dedham, Massachusetts-based Fine Estates From Spain, is a pioneer in the modernization of Spanish wine and the driving force behind more than 130 wines from 40 Spanish wineries in the U.S. market. Ordoñez wears many hats, working as consultant, marketer, broker, blender and winemaker. He partners with established winemakers to create unique wines, while also owning a Spanish winery near Málaga, his hometown. Ordoñez is credited with launching a wine revolution in Spain and creating the market for modern-style Spanish wines in the United States. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 26, 2011

News Briefs for October 26, 2011

•Wine imports to Hong Kong surged 65% to HK$6.5 billion ($836m) in the first eight months of 2011, according to the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 26, 2011