News Briefs for April 25, 2022April 26, 2022
•The 54th edition of the Vinitaly International Wine and Spirits Exhibition concluded April 13 in Verona, Italy, and Wine Spectator was there, kicking off the festivities with the 11th annual OperaWine: Finest Italian Wines tasting starring 130 of Italy’s leading wineries. The four-day Italian wine fair featured dozens of conferences, epic tastings, and thousands of wine lovers from around the world. Our editors on the scene have shared just a small sampling of their Vinitaly 2022 highlights.
•Phusion Projects has signed a new distribution agreement with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, giving the middle tier giant distribution rights for Mamitas Tequila seltzer in 25 states and Washington, D.C. The brand, which debuted in 2021, currently has a strong chain presence in stores like Kroger, Walmart, and Total Wine, among others. Mamitas comes in six varieties—four fruit flavors and two cocktails—all at 5% abv.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.