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Hey it's -- that means at a talk about wine and welcome to whine at me I'm Tracy Byrnes of the Fox Business Network is my favorite favorite moment that we.
And even -- actually it's not about my hands as the little behind here today -- -- may co CEO of -- been there.
And -- can't refute the private property and -- right thank you for being coming back being here with us.
Before we talk about that that was one rockets are -- -- and today that's coming.
That's about you and your family is Gene Robinson so what's really interesting is that your family as -- -- did some reverse for most telling him he's.
Many we hear me being here they had seniors in Italy and then they came to America you that's kind of we did.
We started here you can tell by my accent that I had.
Not from Italy.
-- sort of -- back in 1919.
Right -- probation was -- to come with my grandfather.
So he -- Greenwich Village in new York and arms started importing just really wines for everyday occasion but and the probation K and they started mixing the -- the -- On that you get from Italy as -- digest the and they -- selling them in the pharmacies as mild accidents as that -- you have an academic and that they're able to survived prohibition.
And really start to -- a little business and you black and importing.
And in the -- with.
They get so we had a lot of success here in the United States is an important we became the leading importer of lines in the United States and the -- seventies the eighties and continued today right.
The dream you know to -- one.
So on we all know that takes -- -- in investment Unita pocketbook FF.
So and they could not that's exactly -- they did they -- attack insulin that aren't solely talk about your heritage.
And we had the same thing -- went back to news.
The homeland and started -- -- and you went back to Martina yes actually went to an area and southern Tuscany a month or Tina.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- What's really interesting I didn't know this and from the last time you hear it.
The property as 29 different types so it does because we said on where a large estate in the sense that we have 7000 acres so -- -- -- largest contiguous states and -- -- Italy.
How wet -- it's broken up into all consolation single vineyards the -- there's so much soil micro climate in one location.
We can trial has been great Fridays we can research and -- -- -- researchers argue there's a lot of those great -- Now what's so okay so let's talk about -- only has been in weather issues so when you have all these different -- -- that it's great to get to pick a really good ones cracked what were some years.
Oh absolutely -- -- nature and at a beckon call.
On so we always have to and we also diversified would be unions throughout Italy as well.
Because sometimes depending on what are -- slopes are where the soil is.
You can get wonderful grapes or you can get not a good strong -- shall we try to diversify as well by going throughout the country.
But fortunately we have enough variety insulin so what -- -- -- the -- use some of the best years on the 2007.
And outstanding which is what we have in the -- -- now right.
Was very good -- we're going recent vintage -- on 2001 an OK 2012 was talked.
-- I just it's actually just finished so we're coming off the year where it was so hot.
And while we're obscene.
In Italy around the world is more extreme climatic conditions anyway right -- Which brings -- -- to your -- import business you have the Russian I guess of all -- anywhere you want and being able to sell the weather was good and pushing those lines and so that kind of -- you have this perfect powerful we really do.
And we were acquitted the leading suppliers around the world on some south American country -- which is one of the best on in -- we work -- 3-D DG -- that they tell any -- We work with -- -- -- we have Lisa.
Why am -- right this means to launch -- it's it's yeah I mean at nearly not to escalate -- never.
Little black dress you actually produced by the facts -- winery.
And it is coming back out there are big time we have a new one -- called deep delicious.
And it read in light as a simple -- And of course the target -- we females and we -- now if it.
We're buying -- -- yes it's.
We're buying more line which we are and what Jessica.
-- we are right that's right but yet we're -- At least happening right here you have something from.
What's -- right.
So are we are we still is losing its -- -- -- it's not losing its cash -- because people stolen the luxury brands in the cuisine from Italy so compared to other all the world countries intervene its sales in the United States bottled -- but still.
Because I -- every once beaten.
Dreams of going to Italy and want the accidentally -- the Italian boyfriend.
At all and so on actually -- accents Italy is still doing very well.
However -- younger consumers -- -- -- -- about the sense of awards and as much.
And also the excellent new world -- like the taste upon.
And I guess what you having what you Brock for today since that -- -- is not a Packers okay so Pacifica and now what we say -- -- -- specific.
Northwest is who said Washington and Washington has -- much cooler climate in California.
So you're gonna get the cooler climate priorities especially.
Ones like reselling.
Which comes from Burgundy reasoning traditionally from Germany.
So we're getting that cooler climate higher acidity acts and one of the greats that to spice -- -- he's the recently.
And it's a beautiful at least greens misses the 1 from Pacific grand that you can get it from dry.
Two very sweet and it depends on the taste profile but you always gonna get a very aromatic quality.
I'm very it's very hot these days.
And that's why we've talked about this out of four that he's just for the young folks coming up night.
Well I think there -- of difference right.
So -- next logical move is kind of like -- Scott galleries links some thinks something -- soft sand.
Being squabble and can be -- doesn't and -- did you -- doesn't matter it's light Cilic like we have the red sparkling -- -- Alley.
You -- you have a little bit of Reading is come through but also he wanted to finish -- good acidity and that's what we say -- rules with the Pacific grand.
That people really get -- and obviously you on the property we do we do.
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On and proceed.
And that wind it -- -- us originally came from Italy -- percent as the hottest things in the category.
And this and on masking -- -- with beautiful is because it's gone on to but not quite as full bubbly champagne.
I need to little creamy and song.
And Hitler and a surprise since.
-- -- cycles are much are priced from dealing icing on our people.
And you think that that's actually one of the things that -- that it means holding onto yet to protect them but they only move over to the now.
Now this is -- immigrants once ever I'm.
And you have so many people now specially like Wall Street.
Well the year people collecting wine wine is the -- off.
So to Bob -- this sunrise and especially in the 2007 -- the year that mean reading it this is a fantastic money is -- -- -- -- this -- -- Lined -- by law passed the age for four year so automatic -- can be very noble but it is Italians come back bonus cut energy to -- that.
It has to be its best always when it needs to you and he takes a lot of patience and dedication.
And -- this is so funny because just like Valentine -- the American somebody for a long time what does it take complete.
And so this is a very good line about I think -- that it.
If you got married a long time what I have now is two then seven yeah you're you're seeing hole.
We talked about this well and know how would you -- bomb.
In an ideal world renowned.
And Feinberg Indies and indeed a -- can be -- -- for about three to five years how add back that set.
Pakistan and a that we done years and years of research at times -- basic -- to make it soft and style soft detaining more approachable.
So -- You can because nobody.
Once there Leon I'm -- and -- exhausts me yeah.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- If you don't have a big wine cellar.
You -- can make you wanna go to the store you wanna bring it home opening right so I think these bigger reds especially -- -- of Newsday that -- the banana.
You don't how did you can just opening a little bit before them.
It's nothing like company carried it since you sometimes can't it meaning -- It's a noble one the -- I could -- strength.
He now and the best thing about this is at its low in alcohol the -- -- but kept their -- week.
From people that's great that's the great -- it's -- -- checked.
But it's a red grape from Piedmont which is north western Italy -- -- these other -- have been yellow comes from central from -- and share.
And -- percent though has to come from near Venice the genital region.
On but the rose or -- entities that -- -- -- at least it's Spanish Japanese.
And it and it's it's could spend nearly a month she's just the week it dances on the talent -- -- Today and you can and he's he's dynamite law and a bottle your point and your notes -- great chocolate.
It's so good I mean.
Many people think that a lot of different red -- or ports -- well with chocolate.
But you really want more -- be.
Happy because apparently it's -- so.
I I Lebanon before I let -- could just tell me quickly how.
How are things -- -- better as you know we had tough couple years there for a while yes section yes are they better.
They are and what we're seen as consumers are moving to a higher price.
You know one -- wild there was a recent market 2000.
Now -- seeing mostly on patents picking back up which is the restaurants.
And we're seeing the price point.
-- it used to be more popular in the thirty dollar range winds in the self.
Then it shifted week down to about ten and now about the 1820 -- fastest growing price point so we're -- consumer.
She backed up and want to experiment.
On that that -- in the -- so beautiful line.
Going to your house in the store and you become overwhelmed look at a wine list.
And so I think what.
Now it's very important is getting into letting him know about the ones they can trust so you willing to expect it.
Pretty -- a lot of money when you just popping by the store.
So on so that's allegedly seen Shaq coming back and winds from the brown the world new -- new region a lot of new labels right.
And create ideas but then still the tried and should -- -- from the territory the night and -- like a brick and ice will always have a.
They will end and the name in in itself I think it's so interesting you guys can about the -- mean it's just I mean these rocks are out I have to say I think more so then.
You as an import air right absolutely importers just simply a trade name why it's it's now because we have been beautiful castle right we have the hospitality.
Which we hope to get -- -- the -- get -- and and it's known around him as a global brands and I'm so glad to hear a tricky you know hey I don't really bubbly -- times today.
Something I'd love though that this you know XP so those -- -- and certainly while it kinda.
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