Tag Archive: Marques de Riscal
Florida-based Shaw-Ross International, importer of European wines like Marchesi Frescobaldi, The Pale by Sacha Lichine, and Marqués de Riscal, among others, has recently doubled down on premiumization, adding four new upscale brands to its portfolio.
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.
Shaw-Ross International Importers has become the exclusive U.S. importer for Gekkeikan sake, SND has learned. Continue reading →Posted in News on November 4, 2015