Hudson Wine Brokers Hires McCue Communications to Launch MWC Wines

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Los Angeles-based Hudson Wine Brokers has appointed McCue to develop a consumer awareness campaign for its MWC brand of wines from Victoria, Australia

Los Angeles wine PR agency

Los Angeles wine PR agency

We wanted an agency that really understands the U.S. wine market and ‘gets’ the MWC brand.

Hudson Wine Brokers (HWB), a boutique wine importer introducing regional and authentic Australian wines to the U.S., has hired McCue Communications to introduce its MWC brand to U.S. consumers and the food and wine community. HWB, recently nominated for Importer of the Year by Wine Enthusiast magazine, believes MWC is the right brand, at the right time, for people looking to drink premium wines without the premium pricing and pretension.

MWC is a brand of wines $15 SRP from McPherson Wine Company, a family-owned and operated winery in Australia’s most southern state, Victoria. McCue’s primary task will be to raise awareness among wine, food and lifestyle media and influencers of MWC as food-friendly, approachable wines with a distinctly Victorian profile. The agency will also work in concert with partners such as the Victorian Government to enhance awareness of Victoria as a major wine-growing state (roughly the size of Oregon) with more than 20 wine-growing regions.

Henry Hudson, Founder and Director of Hudson Wine Brokers, said: "We wanted an agency that really understands the U.S. wine market and ‘gets’ the MWC brand. Throughout the pitch process, we were impressed with the team at McCue, and are confident in their ability to get MWC wines into the right hands, and the right glasses. We are excited to work with them on strategic outreach to tastemakers that can help us tell the story of these fantastic wines."

About McCue Communications
McCue Marketing Communications, LLC is a brand communications agency specializing in wine, regional and tourism brands. With more than 40 years combined wine industry experience, the firm has helped brands small and large tell their stories and engage their audiences. McCue has offices in Los Angeles, Orange County and Sonoma County, and works with brands throughout the U.S. and abroad. More information is available at http://www.McCueMC.com.

About Hudson Wine Brokers
Hudson Wine Brokers (HWB) is a specialized wine importer, introducing a mix of Australia’s most celebrated top-end and cutting-edge wine producers to the U.S. market. The focus is to improve the perception of Australian regional wine in the influential U.S. market. HWB has chosen to work predominantly with one winery from each of the most influential regions in Australian wine culture. The wineries and winemakers promote regionality through their wines and their winemaking attitudes, represent absolute quality to value ratio and have the potential to be advocates and ambassadors for their respective regions in the important U.S. market. More information is available at http://www.HudsonWine.us.

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