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R Stuart & Co appoints Winebow CT to distribute Big Fire

R Stuart & Co's Rob Stuart in the vineyardsOctober 2018

Convivium Brands, a sales and marketing company headquartered in New Hartford, CT, will start working with Winebow Connecticut to distribute the Big Fire line of R Stuart & Co on October 1st.  Big Fire is R Stuart's "everyday wines", consisting of two varietals: Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. 

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Chateau Maris on Bloomberg Television

Kevin Parker discussing Chateau Maris on Bloomberg Television

TTB Streamlines the Label Approval Process

The TTB has made the process of getting  label approvals for wine a bit easier.  After conferring with industry experts and a lengthy public comment period, the TTB has changed some of the rules and streamlined the application.



Private Label Vodka, Single Malt, Cognac added to Convivium Brands Store

April 10, 2012

Convivium Brands has added Private Label Spirits to our store.Convivium Vodka

"We have found some very good sources and distillers that can work on projects with our clients from conception through formulation and finally to finished, bottled product," writes Steve Seltzer, CEO of Convivium Brands.  "Our distillery partners are located in the US and France, and range from small artisinal distilleries to larger-scale production facilities.  These sources allow a wide range of packaging options, including minis for hotel in-room bars and airline service, PET plastic bottles, as well as specialized distillates such as Organic spirits and botanicals.  We can scale production to fit a multitude of needs."

Among our offerings are export-ready American vodkas, priced for direct sale to China and other countries.

To view our new private label spirits offerings, click here.

Convivium Brands offers services to help you achieve your finished brand, including project management, graphic design, marketing plans, profit and loss, budgets, logistics, fulfillment and consultation.

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Bordeaux, Malbec, Torrontes and Moscato: Convivium Brands' Newest Private Label Wines

The Andes, Mendoza, ArgentinaConvivium Brands CEO Steve Seltzer has found some amazing sources for great-value private label wines in Bordeaux, France and Mendoza, Argentina.

"There are still good values to be found in Argentina, and some responsive and aggressive wineries are more than meeting us halfway.  We have been offered some exceptional wines in a range of prices, from entry-level to Grand Reserva. "

New York State Mega Wine Wholesalers Support At-Rest Bill that would Hurt Small Distributors

NY State's largest distributors are supporting a bill that would amend the New York State Alcoholic Beverage Control laws to include an "AT-REST" provision that would make all out-of-state suppliers and distributors shipping wine into New York State store the wine for 48 hours in a facility within the state before it can be delivered to the retail store or restaurant. This would cripple small distributors and raise the cost of all wines, as well as lessen the choices given to consumers.

Convivium Brands Works New Jersey : 16 accounts in 32 Hours

Convivium Brands CEO Steve Seltzer visited 16 New Jersey retail stores in a little less than a day and a half on February 16th and 17th.  The visits were commissioned by a private label wine supplier that was interested in seeing how the wines were being embraced by sales staff in the stores, as well as how effective the merchandising and point of sale were.

Convivium Brands Tapped to Source Fine Wine & Spirits For China Distributors

Chinese FlagConvivium Brands has been picked to put together a portfolio of wines and spirits for distributors in China.  With our extensive contacts in wine regions World-Wide, we have assembled a compelling assortment of wines and spirits from all regions in a wide range of price points.

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Making an Impersonal Experience, Online Shopping, Personal

When a customer comes into your tasting room, service should be and always is the top priority. Friendly faces and warm greetings are prevalent and everyone is focusing on that visitors satisfaction. If someone has a question, you are there to give an answer. If someone has an issue or special request, you are there to resolve and fulfill it. Most importantly, your customers know how much you appreciate their business and them.

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