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DBR Lafite Looks To Build Upon Its Légende Range

Known for its flagship Pauillac-based Chateau Lafite-Rothschild, Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) is looking to leverage the U.S. market’s increasing thirst for entry-level Bordeaux with its accessibly priced Légende range. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 1, 2018

Interview: Marc Taub, President & CEO, Palm Bay International And Esprit du Vin

Yesterday, SND exclusively reported that the Taub family has agreed to acquire Pasternak Wine Imports from Bordeaux’s DBR Lafite for an undisclosed sum. The Pasternak portfolio will be merged into the Taubs’ Esprit du Vin (EDV) company, which is separate from its Palm Bay International organization and has its own management, sales and marketing teams. It’s a major deal that will more than double EDV’s size, with Pasternak’s 450,000 cases now added to bring EDV’s total volume to 760,000 cases. EDV will welcome onboard most of the Pasternak sales and marketing organization, but Pasternak president and CEO Stephen Brauer won’t be joining the group. Brauer told SND that he’s moving back to the West Coast in early January (he has a home in Sonoma), and will be actively seeking new opportunities. SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller interviewed Marc Taub, president and CEO of both EDV and Palm Bay, to explore the Pasternak deal and the growth prospects for newly enlarged EDV.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 9, 2016

Exclusive: Palm Bay’s Taub Family To Acquire Pasternak Imports, Markedly Expanding French Portfolio

The Taub family, which owns importer Palm Bay International, is set to acquire Harrison, New York-based Pasternak Wine Imports from Bordeaux’s Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) for an undisclosed sum.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 8, 2016

Palm Bay’s Esprit du Vin Eyes New Opportunities In Bordeaux

Esprit du Vin Fine Wine Merchants, a division of Palm Bay International, has been named the exclusive U.S. importer for Bordeaux’s Domaine de l’A, the flagship winery of renowned winemaker and consultant Stéphane Derenoncourt, and tells SND it’s on the hunt for more Bordeaux offerings. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 24, 2016

Exclusive: Pasternak Launching “Legende,” An Accessible Bordeaux Targeting Millennials

Pasternak Wine Imports is preparing the release of Legende, a new range of entry-level Bordeaux wines from Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite). Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 17, 2015