Sunshine Bay Sauvignon Blanc Scores 88 Points, Best Buy, “Highly Recommended” Sunshine Bay is a Control Label Brand Created Exclusively for Aldi Retail Chains

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Irvine, CA – January 26, 2015 – Sunshine Bay Sauvignon Blanc scored 88 Points Best Buy, “Highly Recommended”, in the Sunshine Bay Medal2014 World Wine Championships.  “Pale silvery straw color.  Bold, smoky aromas and flavors of grilled grapefruit and peppers and straw with a supple, racy, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, breezy finish with notes of grassy earth and melon rind.  A zesty New Zealand sauvignon blanc that will be great with shellfish.”  Sunshine Bay Sauvignon Blanc has rated exceptionally well over the past four years.

Sunshine Bay Sauvignon Blanc is blended from the estate vineyards in the Wairau Valley of New Zealand’s world famous Marlborough wine region.   The wine is aged in 100% stainless steel tanks, no outsourcing of fruit, equipment or labor.

G.K. Skaggs has succeeded in creating high performing, long term control label brands for retail and wholesale partners.  They create brand identities from start to finish; Product sourcing, creative branding, package design, production and developing the frame work for a successful market strategy.  Each is a key element in order to establish strong exclusive brands for retailers.

G.K. Skaggs is not only the supplier of brands but the enforcer of brand messaging, manager and creator of marketing efforts and the working engine which builds brand equity, striving to make each brand a success within in the market.

For more information contact G.K. Skaggs, Inc. at 800.578.7521.

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San Miguel Beer Celebrates 125 Years of Brewing Excellence   

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Irvine, CA – January 22, 2015 – In 1889, a well-known Manila businessman, Don Enrique María Barretto de Ycaza y Esteban, applied for a royal grant from Spain to establish a brewery in the Philippines.  He was awarded the grant for a period of twenty years.  On September 29, 1890, San Miguel was declared open for business.  Located at 6 Calzada de Malacañang (later called Calle Avilés), the brewery took its name from its neighborhood, (suburb or district) of San Miguel.

San Miguel Beer is one of the largest selling beers and among the top ten selling beer brands in the world. San Miguel’s manufacturing operations extend beyond its home market to Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Australia; and its products are exported to 60 markets around the world.

San Miguel is proud to celebrate their 125th anniversary along with the new roll-out and global promotion of their brand new packaging and price point to celebrate this landmark.  “This is an exciting time for the San Miguel Brand and G.K. Skaggs, Inc. partnership” said Greg Skaggs, President of G.K. Skaggs, exclusive importer for the brand.  G.K. Skaggs, Inc. will be implementing the new roll-out in the US market throughout 2015.

G.K. Skaggs is the exclusive importer for San Miguel.  For more information contact their office at 800.578.7521.

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