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Kobrand Announces the Third Annual Kobrand Tour d'Italia

PURCHASE, NY--(Marketwired - August 13, 2014) - Kobrand Corporation, importer of fine wine and spirits, hosts the annual 'Kobrand Tour d'Italia.' An eight-city tour where their iconic Italian winemakers showcase their upcoming releases in the United States, starting in Connecticut on September 8th and ends on September 18th in San Francisco with a seminar exploring the "Icons of Italian Wine," moderated by one of the most entertaining wine and spirits authorities, Anthony Giglio. Other destinations include Boston, Nashville, Miami, Milwaukee, Houston and Phoenix. Press and trade tastings will be held in each city along with consumer dinners.

Press, trade members and consumers will have the opportunity to meet producers from Agricola Punica, Fernando Pighin & Figli, Feudo Maccari, Masi Agricola, Michele Chiarlo, Santa Martina, Spalletti, Tenuta Campo al Mare, Tenuta di Nozzole, Tenuta di Salviano, Tenuta La Fuga, Tenuta San Guido, Tenuta Sette Ponti, Tenuta TorCalvano, Tenute del Cabreo & Tenute Silvio Nardi. "We are extremely proud to take these amazing brands from the most prestigious regions of Italy to market every day and are especially pleased over the coming weeks to bring this amazing cast of winemakers and principals representing centuries of commitment to wine excellence from their wineries to the great cities of the 'Tour d'Italia.'" Kobrand President and CEO Robert T. DeRoose remarked.

Wines will be offered from Trentino-Alto Adige, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Veneto and Piedmont in the North as well as wines from more central regions such as Tuscany and Umbria, to wines from the islands of Sicily and Sardinia. Each wine will express unique site specific terroir and showcase the breadth and diversity of Italian wines.

For more information, visit Kobrand's event page, http://www.kobrandwineandspirits.com/events and the tour's Icons of Italian Wine Facebook page.

SPACE IS LIMITED
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Monday, Sept 8th, Fairfield, CT
2:00 - 4:00pm 55 Wine Bar
55 Miller Street, Fairfield, CT 06824
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Tuesday, Sept. 9th, Boston, MA
2:00 - 4:00pm Legal Sea Foods - Park Square
26 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116
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Wednesday, Sept. 10thNashville, TN
2:00 - 4:00pm Rosewall
1120 McGavock Street, Nashville, TN 37203
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Thursday, Sept. 11th, Miami, FL
2:00 - 4:00pm Cipriani Downtown Miami
465 Brickell Avenue, Miami, FL 33131
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Monday, Sept. 15th, Milwaukee, WI
2:00 - 4:00pm Grain Exchange
225 East Michigan Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Tuesday, Sept.16th, Houston, TX
2:00 - 4:00pm The Wynden
1025 South Post Oak Lane, Houston, TX 77056
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Wednesday, Sept. 17th, Phoenix, AZ
2:00 - 4:00pm The Arizona Biltmore
2400 East Missouri Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85016
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Thursday, Sept. 18th, San Francisco, CA
SEMINAR 12:00 - 1:30pm University Club
800 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
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Thursday, Sept. 18th, San Francisco, CA
2:00 - 4:00pm University Club
800 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
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About Kobrand Corporation
Kobrand imports and markets a distinguished portfolio of hand selected brands representing virtually every major wine region of the world and its most iconic specialty spirits. Family owned since its founding in 1944, Kobrand attributes its success to a single guiding principle that describes the people, products and relationships behind it: quality.

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