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News Briefs for May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018

•Prestige Beverage Group has launched Italian wine brand Belposto in the U.S. market. Sourced from a variety of Italian winemaking regions, the Belposto range includes a Prosecco DOC and Pinot Grigio DOC from Veneto, Pink Moscato from Piedmont, and Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC. The lineup will be available nationwide, retail priced at $15 a 750-ml. In addition to Belposto, Prestige Beverage Group’s Italian import stable includes the Risata, Bonacchi, Canti, and Tosti brands, among many others.

•Seattle-based importer August Wine Group has added Argentina’s Bodega Navarro Correas to its portfolio, partnering with brand owner Grupo Peñaflor. Known primarily for its Malbec offerings, the Navarro Correas lineup includes the Selección Del Enólogo single vineyard Malbec, the Alegoría Gran Reserve Malbec, and Structura Ultra, a luxury red blend. The winery also produces Colección Privada, including a Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Blend, and Chardonnay, as well as the Espumantes Extra Brut sparkler. August Wine Group’s range also includes Italy’s Bocelli Family Wines and the Fabre en Provence label.

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