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Thursday, March 05, 2009

10 Great Wine Importers to follow

Terry Theise- One of my favorite importers who has perhaps the best German and Austrian portfolio on the planet!! Also does a small portion of boutique Champagne.

Jorge Ordonez- A pioneer of the Spanish wine trade who has one of the most amazing Spanish portfolios in the world.

Dan Phillips- If anyone hasn't heard of Grateful Palate Imports then they need to seek some of this juice out! Grateful Palate has one of the best Aussie books in the world!

Kermit Lynch- Amazing wines from the most recognized regions of France to the most obscure. What I love about Kermit's portfolio is the QPR and the great unknown wines he imports.

Oliver McCrum- Oliver is a seasoned wine professional that has been in the business for over 30 years and has a great boutique Italian portfolio.

North Berkeley Imports- One of the great importers working close with the producers and bringing us great boutique wines from France and Italy.

Beaune Imports- Beaune Imports is a small, family run wine importer dedicated to bringing you some of the most interesting wines of France and Spain.

Weygandt-Metzler Importing- Peter Weygandt offers an eclectic portfolio of wines from across various regions and is known for the amazing quality of his portfolio.

Louis/Dressner- Louis/Dressner Selections is a portfolio of over 60 vignerons that span the lengths of France, Italy, and Portugal. They focus on delivering wines with "No Brand".

Hand Picked Selections- Hand Picked Selections is an independent national wine merchant, selling through 48 distributors in 39 states. They have always emphasized moderately priced wines to help the consumer find wines available for the everyday wining and dining.

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