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Schmitt Sohne Announces their Affiliation with PL360 Beverage Partners

Submitted By: Lewis Perdue, May 27, 2010
Schmitt Söhne Announces their Affiliation with PL360 Beverage Partners For Management of National Off-Premise Accounts

Millersville, MD (May 26, 2010) - Schmitt Söhne, the leading importer of German wine in the U.S., is pleased to announce their agreement with PL360 Beverage Partners to manage their Off-Premise National Chain Account activity and to develop strategies and represent their complete wine portfolio at the national level. Effective May 15, 2010, PL360 Beverage Partners, the premium wine and spirits company based in Denver, CO, will manage sales and marketing responsibilities for Schmitt Söhne's portfolio of wines in the US at major national off-premise accounts.

"We believe PL360 Beverage Partners will be instrumental in moving our brands to the next level in the national accounts arena. Their relationships within a broad national network of key account buyers will help to open doors and ultimately increase distribution and visibility in the major grocery chains, drug chains and big box stores throughout the country," commented Schmitt Söhne President, Chris Klau.

Bob Falvo of PL360 Beverage Partners will become the point of contact for all national off-premise account activity, sales presentations and programs within Schmitt Söhne's distributor network. The team will focus on expanding brand presence and generating new retail opportunities for the Schmitt Söhne portfolio.

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About Schmitt Söhne

Schmitt Söhne proudly produces America's top selling German Riesling. In the U.S. the company acts as importer and marketer for a portfolio of nationally distributed wine brands that include: Schmitt Söhne Blue Bottle Rieslings, Schloss Vollrads, Franz Keller, Franz Anton, Markus Molitor, ANYTHING goes, Superstition, Funf, RELAX, and SV Dry. For more information please visit

About PL360 Beverage Partners

PL360 Beverage Partners is a wine and spirits company focused on building premium control label, private label and agency brands, both domestic and import, for the largest retail customers worldwide. For more information please visit

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