Hi friends! Lots of updates below and attached from our Wine Team. Please take the time to read through them as there is A LOT of great info here! If you have any questions on where to find any of these great wines let us know info@fdcvt.com

MENAGE A TROIS – New press!
• Great news to support the launch of all three new Ménage à Trois offerings.
• 90+ point third party endorsements
• These compelling 90+ scores further validate the great wine in these important offerings.

• The 120 Reserva Especial range was launched in commemoration of the 120th anniversary of Viña Santa Rita. 120 is a brand with tradition and history, it exists to make wine a simple, genuine, open and gratifying experience.

• Chianti Classico Riserva 2015 – 94 points Wine Spectator

MICHAEL DAVID WINERY – Winemaker of the Year Nominee!
• Adam Mettler has been nominated for Winemaker of the Year by Wine Enthusiast!

ELOUAN – New Accolade!
• Hot Prospect Award recipient.

ROMBAUER – Digital Ad Campaign
• Rombauer is running a 30 second digital ad through October 31st.
• In the first two weeks it was viewed over 400,000 times! 48% of viewers watched the entire ad, which is HUGE!
• https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgLIhUsSz3I

TORNATORE – New press!
• Forbes ran an article about Sicily & Mt. Etna wines and featured Tornatore.
• “Tornatore Etna Rosso 2016 – 100% Nerello Mascalese. Aromas of cherry cola, yellow peach and coriander. Medium-full, this has excellent Etna terroir, good acidity, medium-weight tannins that are elegant, well-integrated oak and excellent persistence. Lovely texture, beautiful harmony and an excellent sense of place. This should improve with another year or two in the bottle. Best in 5-7 years. A notable value. Excellent”
• Read the full article here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/tomhyland/2018/09/24/sicily-a-wine-region-thats-an-island-apart/#5c2815e1626d

PIZZOLATO – New press!
• Pizzolato Fields Prosecco will be featured as #2 on the Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Best Buy Wines of the Year, with 91 Points. Wine Enthusiast Magazine will be sending out the list with an email blast on October 1st to their database of over 300,000 Buyers nationally.
• On that email blast will be a landing page with a link back button to a landing page that we have created to provide more information as well as a link that will help find a distribution partner in each State. https://naturalmerchants.com/pizzolato-fields-prosecco/

CLOS DE LOS SIETE – New accolade!
• 2015 Vintage – Wine Spectator 91 pts!
• “Offers a lithe and well-cut blend of cherry, dried berry, currant and spice box flavors that mesh easily. The richly textured finish lingers with creamy notes. Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Drink now through 2021. 10,400 cases imported. -K.M.”
• James Suckling awarded the 2015 vintage 93 points!