South African Wine Celebrated For Two More Weeks In Ontario

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May 10th, 2012
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DISTELL, THE REGION’S LEADING PRODUCER OF FINE WINES, AT THE FOREFRONT WITH FIVE BRANDS SHOWCASED UNTIL MAY 26

TORONTO, May 9, 2012 /CNW/ – Distell Group Limited, South Africa’s leading producer and marketer of fine wines, spirits and ready-to-drinks (RTDs), has been front and centre since April 26th during the celebration of South Africa’s historical winemaking tradition at LCBO stores across Ontario. For the remaining two weeks of this special thematic, all LCBO locations will continue to prominently spotlight the purveyor’s Durbanville Hills, Flat Roof Manor, Nederburg, Obikwa and Two Oceans range of premium South African wines with select locations hosting structured tastings, wine pairings and prizing.

“We are very happy to see South Africa, a country rich in winemaking history, tradition and culture, featured at the LCBO this Spring,” said Cary Kurz, president of Distell North America. “Distell is privileged to produce such a varied portfolio of acclaimed wine brands, and this thematic will showcase some of our best to our valued Canadian wine consumers,” concluded Mr. Kurz.

Editor’s Notes

The below Distell brands are distributed in Canada by Peter Mielzynski Agencies Ltd. (PMA) and Mark Anthony Group. Price and availability of wines vary in other regions in Canada:

Two Oceans Sauvignon Blanc, 750ml, 12.5% alc./vol. – $9.95
Two Oceans Shiraz, 750ml, 13.5% alc./vol. – $9.95
Two Oceans Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot, 750ml, 13.5% alc./vol. – $9.95
Two Oceans Chardonnay, 750 ml, 13.5% alc./vol. – $9.95
Two Oceans Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc, 750ml, 12.5% alc./vol. – $11.95
Durbanville Hills Sauvignon Blanc, 750ml, 13.5% alc./vol. – $11.95
Durbanville Hills Shiraz, 750ml, 14.0% alc./vol. – $11.95
Flat Roof Manor Pinot Grigio, 750ml, 12.5% alc./vol. – $10.95
Flat Roof Manor Merlot, 750ml, 14.0% alc./vol. – $10.95
Obikwa Sauvignon Blanc, 750ml, 13.5% alc./vol. – $8.95
Obikwa Cabernet Sauvignon, 750ml, 13.5% alc./vol. – $8.95
Obikwa Shiraz, 750ml, 13.5% alc./vol. – $8.95
Nederburg Sauvignon Blanc, 750ml, 13.5% alc./vol. – $10.95
Nederburg Shiraz, 750ml, 14.5% alc./vol. – $10.95
Nederburg Cabernet Sauvignon, 750ml, 12.5% alc./vol. – $10.95

About Distell

Distell Group Limited is South Africa’s leading producer and marketer of fine wines, spirits, ciders and ready-to-drinks (RTDs). With a vision to create exceptional libations for people to enjoy at every occasion the world over, Distell brands are sold in North and Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Africa. Distell wines are available at fine wine and spirit retailers across the country.

About Peter Mielzynski Agencies Ltd. (PMA Canada Ltd)

Founded in 1979, PMA is Canada’s leading wine and spirits agency. With its head office in Oakville, Ontario, and satellite offices across the country, PMA maintains a national brand management and sales team of over 90 professionals. PMA takes pride in the sales, marketing and distribution of many of the world’s finest wine and spirit brands, including Two Oceans, Grant’s Whisky, Glenfiddich, Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum, Gibson’s Finest Canadian Whisky, Skyy Vodka and Amarula Cream Liqueur.

About Mark Anthony Group

Mark Anthony Group is a Vancouver-based company that produces and distributes fine wine, premium beer and specialty beverages, including Mike’s Hard Lemonade, which is the number one Canadian brand in its category.
For further information:

To set up an interview or for more information about Distell wines, including availability, pricing, spec-sheets or rights-released graphics including product packaging and/or logos, please contact:

Jessie Dynes / E: jessie@ybimc.com / T: 905.604.3580 x226 / M: 416.893.4271
Ashley Calapatia / E: ashley@ybimc.com / T: 905.604.3580 x228 / M: 416.839.3101

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