Daily Archive: January 17, 2017
In 2013, Cune Rioja Imperial Gran Reserva 2004 was named Wine Spectator’s Wine of the Year, pointing the way forward for a storied Spanish wine region trying to honor its historical legacy while appealing to a new generation of American consumers. These days, the Cune brand is on fire in the U.S. market, having roughly quadrupled in size since 2012. That year, Cune shipped about 13,000 cases to the U.S. annually. By the end of 2016, company CEO Victor Urrutia tells SND, it reached 50,000 cases, bolstered by a portfolio ranging from accessible premium wines to upscale prestige offerings.
•Total Wine & More Co-owner David Trone apparently still has the political bug.
•Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. is launching a limited-release Zmaj Absinthe Superior. Continue reading →Posted in News on January 17, 2017