SOURCE: Kobrand Corporation

Kobrand Corporation

August 02, 2016 00:00 ET

Kobrand Corporation Offers Fifth Annual Tour d'Italia

An Italian Wine Experience

DATELINE--(Marketwired - August 02, 2016) - Purchase, New York, NY Kobrand Corporation, a leading wine and spirits importer and marketer with a distinguished portfolio of hand-selected brands from around the world, announces the fifth annual "Kobrand Tour d'Italia," an eight-city tour of the world's most iconic Italian wine brands. The tour features trade tastings and consumer-focused wine dinners to explore the exclusive Italian wine portfolio.

Kobrand's Tour d'Italia begins in San Francisco, CA on Monday, September 12th and completes on Thursday, September 22nd in Las Vegas, NV. The collection of wines to be shown are from all the major Italian wine-producing regions: Trentino-Alto Adige, Emilia-Romagna, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Veneto and Piedmont in the North, the more central regions of Tuscany and Umbria and the islands of Sicily and Sardinia. Guests are invited to meet with the winemakers or principals to enjoy the exceptional terroir-driven wines that demonstrate the depth and breadth of Italy.

"The Kobrand Tour d'Italia is an exciting opportunity to experience the entire collection of each iconic Italian wine brand within the Kobrand portfolio," said Kobrand President and CEO Robert T. DeRoose. "The tour visits different locations throughout the country every year -- this year we concentrate on the Western United States -- presenting a rare occasion to taste, meet and discuss the wines on an intimate level with each Italian producer."

Kobrand's Italian winemakers or principals will present their portfolios.

  • Giacomo Boscaini: Masi Agricola
  • Michele Chiarlo: Michele Chiarlo
  • Giovanni Folonari: Tenuta di Nozzole, Tenute del Cabreo, Tenuta Campo al Mare, Tenuta La Fuga, Tenuta TorCalvano, Spalletti
  • Colleen McKettrick: Tenuta San Guido, Tenuta di Salviano, Agricola Punica
  • Alberto Medici: Medici Ermete
  • Giovanna Moretti: Tenuta Sette Ponti, Feudo Maccari
  • Emilia Nardi: Tenute Silvio Nardi
  • Roberto Pighin: Fernando Pighin & Figli
  • Sebastiano Rosa: Tenuta di Biserno

The tour destinations include San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, San Diego, Seattle, Portland, Phoenix and Las Vegas.

For more information, visit Kobrand's event page, http://www.kobrandwineandspirits.com/events, the tour's Icons of Italian Wine Facebook page or follow on Twitter @ItalyWineIcons and #ItalianTour.

SPACE IS LIMITED

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Monday Sept 12th, San Francisco, CA

1:00 - 4:00pm

Wingtip

550 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94111

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Tuesday, Sept. 13th, San Jose, CA

2:00 - 4:00pm

Hotel De Anza

233 W Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95113

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Wednesday, Sept. 14th, Los Angeles, CA

1:00 - 4:00pm

The Peninsula Hotel

9882 South Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

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Thursday, Sept. 15th, San Diego, CA

1:00 - 4:00pm

University Club at Symphony Towers

750 B St Ste 3400, San Diego, CA 92101

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Monday, Sept. 19th, Seattle, WA

1:00 - 4:00pm

Columbia Tower Club

701 5th Ave Ste 7500, Seattle, WA 98104

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Tuesday, Sept. 20th, Portland, OR

2:00-4:00pm

Hotel Vintage

422 S.W. Broadway, Portland, OR 97205

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Wednesday, Sept. 21st, Phoenix, AZ

1:00 - 4:00pm

The Camby

2401 Camelback Rd. Phoenix AZ 85016

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Thursday, Sept. 22nd, Las Vegas, NV

2:00 - 4:00pm

Carne e Vino Venetian

The Palazzo, 3325 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

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About Kobrand Corporation

Founded in 1944, Kobrand Corporation remains one of the few family-owned wine and spirits companies in the United States. Kobrand's portfolio of fine wine and spirits was meticulously selected according to a single, unerring principle: quality. This continued focus has made the Kobrand name synonymous with wines and spirits of the highest caliber for over 70 years. Kobrand is the exclusive agent for an outstanding selection of fine wines from all key wine regions, including the United States, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Chile, Argentina, and New Zealand. For more information about Kobrand and our portfolio visit http://www.Kobrandwineandspirits.com

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