Pasternak Wine Imports Appointed Sole U.S. Agent And Importer For The Mud House Wine Group (New Zealand)

Jul 17, 2012, 10:00 ET from Pasternak Wine Imports

HARRISON, N.Y., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pasternak Wine Imports is pleased to announce the appointment as Sole U.S. Agent and Importer of The Mud House Wine Group from New Zealand, effective July 1, 2012.

Established in 1996, Mud House has become renowned for producing award-winning wines from New Zealand's most noted wine growing regions - Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, Pinot Noir from Central Otago and Aromatics from the Waipara Valley. Mud House is also the proud producers of the Hay Maker wines. Focused on remaining true to each region's terroir, Mud House's viticulture team is committed to nurturing their vineyards to reach optimum grape ripeness, varietal character and flavor. As such, Mud House is a leading member of the Sustainable Winegrowers program of New Zealand.  Led by Nadine Worley, the Mud House winemaking team captures the essence of the wine's origin, ensuring their unique complexities.

In making the announcement, MJ Loza, CEO of the Mud House Wine Group comments, "We are very excited to be starting our partnership with Pasternak Wine Imports.  Pasternak's deep understanding of international fine wines and their keen ability to develop and grow consumer brands is a wonderful opportunity for the Mud House Wine Group.  We are equally impressed with their creative marketing initiatives and the fierce dedication to wine that the PWI organization embodies.  We look forward to the benefits that our new relationship will afford both organizations in the US market, and to a long and fruitful partnership."

PWI's President and CEO James Galtieri noted, "Mud House is an ideal addition to the Pasternak portfolio. The scope of the Mud House Wine Group's portfolio combined with their dedication to quality puts Pasternak in a leadership position in the importation of fine wines from New Zealand. Pasternak welcomes Mud House and is pleased to be associated with such a dynamic organization. We are proud to represent them in the United States. "

The appointment was effective July 1, 2012.

About Pasternak
Founded in 1988, Pasternak Wine Imports is a national importer of fine wines from France, Spain, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Chile, and California. Headquartered in Harrison, NY, the company distributes its products in all fifty states through wholesalers and state boards.  Their producers are leaders in their regions and their portfolios are all exceptional in quality and value.   For further information, please contact Gary Clayton at  or Jim Galtieri at

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