Concealed Wines wishes you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Concealed Wines wishes you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

We at Concealed Wines wanted to take the opportunity to thank everyone for a great 2015. We’ve been through good times and hard times, started working more with beer and spirits besides wine and entered several new products to the monopolies. All in all we’re very satisfied and look forward to a new year with new challenges. Now we’ll use the Holidays to relax and charge our batteries. Ebba will spend Christmas in Australia while the other of us stay

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New Launch Plan Announced for Finland (Alko) and Norway (Vinmonopolet)

New Launch Plan Announced for Finland (Alko) and Norway (Vinmonopolet)

This week has been a busy week with many exciting announcements! Today, we are thrilled to announce that both Alko (Finland) and Vinmonopolet (Norway) have announced new purchase plans for the upcoming six months. For Alko the purchase plan is for products that will be launched July – December 2016, and for Vinmonopolet the purchase plan is for products that will be launched July – November 2016. The buying decisions will be made in the first half of 2016. There

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Concealed Wines launches new products at Systembolaget

Concealed Wines launches new products at Systembolaget

Today we are happy to announce that we are launching 6 new products at Systembolaget! 2 new wines, 2 new beers, and 2 new spirits. The products are listed as shown from the left on the above image. Have a click on the name for some more information, as well as to find out where you can get yourself a bottle! Ardwen Blanche by Ardwen Merrys White Chocolate Irish Cream Liqueur by Robert A Merry & Co Sícoris by Cara Nord Cellar

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Ebba Rönneskog participates in interview about Macedonian Wines

Ebba Rönneskog participates in interview about Macedonian Wines

As you may have already read in one of our earlier posts, Emma Bill and I attended the ‘Wines of Macedonia’ event in October at the Macedonian Embassy here in Stockholm. During this event, I was asked to speak a bit about our Vranec Reserve (Ezimit Grup) that was launched at Systembolaget on September 1st this year. You can watch this short video about Macedonian wines by clicking on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzXKVp8g6Oc&feature=youtu.be Macedonian wine production dates back to some 4000

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Concealed Wines Launches Quinta Do Gradil Red Blend 2014 Bag in Box in Finland

Concealed Wines Launches Quinta Do Gradil Red Blend 2014 Bag in Box in Finland

We are happy to announce that we are launching our very first bag in box in Finland! Quinta Do Gradil’s Red Blend 2014 is a full-bodied, tannic wine with notes of dark cherry, blackberry, and ripe plum. The wine is made up of 50 % Cabernet Sauvignon and 50 % Touriga Nacional. The vineyard Quinto do Gradil dates back to the 18th century, and is one of the oldest estates in the Lisbon wine region in Portugal. The vineyard has has

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Systembolaget (Sweden) Announces New Launch Plan for September and December 2016

Systembolaget (Sweden) Announces New Launch Plan for September and December 2016

Today Systembolaget announced its new launch plan for September and December 2016. The launch plan includes a list of all upcoming products that are to be added to the Systembolaget assortment in September and December 2016. The buying decisions will take place throughout the first half of 2016. Please keep in mind that this is only an overview of the future purchase plan that will be published closer to the deadline date, therefore at this stage it is still possible

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Emma Bill and Ebba Rönneskog attends the ‘Wines of Macedonia’ event at the Macedonian Embassy in Stockholm

Emma Bill and Ebba Rönneskog attends the 'Wines of Macedonia' event at the Macedonian Embassy in Stockholm

Earlier this week, Emma and I attended a ‘Wines of Macedonia’ event at the Macedonian Embassy here in Stockholm. We had the opportunity to represent our producer Ezimit Wines at the event. There were 7 producers present, and it was a busy afternoon with many journalists, bloggers, restaurant owners and consumers present. Ezimit had brought a large selection of their wines, including their: Classic Viognier, Classic Sauvignon Blanc, Classic Pinot Grigio, Classic Cuvee White (Chardonnay and Muscat), Classic Cuvee Red

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Emma Bill & Ebba Rönneskog at the Welsh Food & Drink Showcasing Event in Stockholm

Emma Bill & Ebba Rönneskog at the Welsh Food & Drink Showcasing Event in Stockholm

2 weeks ago, Emma and I had the opportunity to attend the Welsh Food & Drink Showcasing Event hosted at the British Embassy here in Stockholm. A culinary event with a taste of Wales. There were 17 selected food and drink suppliers there, and we had the pleasure to meet with some of them. In total, there were 5 craft brewers present, and two that stuck out to us were Monty’s Brewery as well as the Purple Moose Brewery. Monty’s

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Systembolaget (Sweden) Publishes New Purchase Plan for June 2016

Systembolaget (Sweden) Publishes New Purchase Plan for June 2016

Today is an exciting day! Systembolaget published its purchase plan for all new products that are to be launch in June 2016. The launch plan is as usual divided up into two different deadline periods. One for the new world, spirits, beer and cider and a second one for the old world. The first deadline is coming up on October 27th and the second deadline is on November 10th. We think that there is some great potential this round, and

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Simon Källquist attends CapeWine fair in South Africa

Simon Källquist attends CapeWine fair in South Africa

Last week, the CapeWine fair took place in South Africa – and Simon from Concealed Wines was happy to attend the event! CapeWine is the flagship business showcase of the South African wine industry. Presented at the Cape Town International Convention Centre every three years by Wines of South Africa (WOSA), it is the most successful international wine trade show in the southern hemisphere. Simon had the opportunity to meet with a broad range of wine producers from the area, and

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