Vine Connections is the leading importer of artisan wines from Argentina and offers a stellar selection of premium Japanese ginjo sake from family-run brewers in Japan.
Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 30, 2012
Vine Connections, the fine wine company that pioneered the first nationally imported collection of artisan Argentine wine and Japanese sake, has announced the appointment of The Mark Wine Group for On-Premise National Accounts representation.
The Mark Wine Group will represent Vine Connections to national restaurant and hotel chains. The combination of The Mark Wine Group and the importer’s existing sales structure serves to strengthen its long-term commitment to the National Accounts channel.
“The Mark Wine Group has proven they are a growing force in National Accounts, a place where national buyers head for excellent service and a fantastic selection from family producers,” said Nick Ramkowsky, Vine Connections partner. “Our goal is to provide national restaurant and hotel chains with an unparalleled portfolio of artisan Argentine wines and sake. We are very pleased that The Mark Wine Group will be the one to help us achieve it.”
“While we are extremely selective about whom we partner with, Vine Connections fits perfectly into our model of offering a world-class portfolio of wines. Vine Connections strengthens our position significantly as the leading supplier of artisan Argentine wines, as well as the one renowned supplier of boutique sake to On Premise National Chains,” said Mark Gmur, President of The Mark Wine Group. “We are honored to have been appointed by Vine Connections and look forward to working closely with the Vine Connections national sales team.”
About Vine Connections
Vine Connections is the leading importer of artisan wines from Argentina and offers a stellar selection of premium Japanese ginjo sake from family-run brewers in Japan. With an emphasis on wines that retail for over $10 per bottle, Vine Connections represents the largest portfolio of boutique Argentine wineries in the United States with over 50 wines and 19 brands produced by some of Argentina’s most highly regarded winemakers and viticulturists. Founded in 1999 with the goal of introducing boutique Argentine wines, Vine Connections is headquartered in Sausalito, California. To learn more about Vine Connections visit http://www.vineconnections.com.
About The Mark Wine Group
Founded in 2007, The Mark Wine Group is a fine wine company that provides wine selections from family-owned wineries to restaurant and hotel chains across the United States. Wineries on offer from The Mark Wine Group span the globe from the Napa Valley to the Douro Valley, and from Marlborough to Mendoza and beyond. The portfolio is the largest collection of highly-visible, marketable family and independent wineries under one roof available to the On-Premise National Account arena. For more information, visit http://www.themarkwinegroup.com.