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News Briefs for April 28, 2022

April 28, 2022

•C Mondavi & Family has partnered with John Curtis & Sons’ West + Wilder Wines to enter the premium canned wine market. The current West + Wilder lineup includes White, Red, Rosé, Sparkling White and Sparkling Rosé, all available in 250-ml. cans. Today, the brand, which is a member of “1% for the Planet,” is available at select alternative restaurants, venues, and retailers nationwide. “We bring incredible strength in distribution and sales with our distribution network, which will give the wines a boost in the marketplace and ultimately allow us to make an even bigger U.S. impact,” said C Mondavi & Family president and CEO David Brown.

•Boston-based Latitude Beverage is extending Tequila Zarpado with a new Reposado expression. Rested in ex-Kentucky Bourbon barrels for three to four months, the new offering retails at $27 a 750-ml. and joins the existing Tequila Zarpado Blanco ($23) in the range. The new Reposado is debuting on store shelves across 14 states, as well as online. The Latitude Beverage portfolio also includes 90+ Cellars and Wheel Horse Whiskey.

•Gatlinburg, Tennessee-based Ole Smoky Distillery is expanding distribution of two of its moonshine flavors. Both newer additions to the lineup, the two receiving national visibility are White Chocolate Strawberry Cream and Banana Pudding Cream. They’re available now across the U.S. in 50-ml. Mini Moonshine jars as well as original 750-ml. sizing. Ole Smoky was recently honored with Impact Hot Brands status for its 2021 performance, which saw volume surge 50% to just over 1 million cases.

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