Zuccardi Valle de Uco Receives Coveted IMPACT Hot Prospect Award
Niles, IL – July 29th, 2019 – Zuccardi Valle de Uco (Mendoza, Argentina), a supplier partner of Winesellers, ltd since 1995, was awarded the prestigious IMPACT “Hot Prospect” from M. Shanken Communications, Inc. for 2018. The achievement is based on multi-year sales growth and performance in the U.S. market.
“Since our beginning, we have focused on innovation, quality and sustainable production," says José Alberto Zuccardi, owner of Zuccardi Winery. "Today we believe that the future of Argentine wine is bright, and we are committed to showing the world the best terroirs that can be found in our country.”
“The Zuccardi family has been a long-time partner of ours, and the third-generation of winemakers led by Sebastian Zuccardi is pushing the boundaries of winemaking in the Uco Valley,” said Winesellers, Ltd. Vice President Adam Sager. “This recognition for Sebastian and Zuccardi wines is more than deserved, and Winesellers is proud to work with this innovative team.”
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The esteemed recognition spotlights brands with at least 15% depletion growth in the previous year and consistent growth in the preceding two years. Brands must sell at least 50,000 cases to qualify, but not exceed 200,000 cases sold.
Zuccardi is committed to interpreting and maintaining the unique identity of wines produced with grapes grown in Uco Valley. Zuccardi wines express the essence of the soils, the extreme climate and the terrain where the vineyards are planted. The growth and development of the Zuccardi range was led by Sebastián Zuccardi, who is dedicated to exploration of different terroirs and varieties unique to the Uco Valley. For more information, visit www.zuccardiwines.com and follow on Instagram @zuccardivalledeuco.