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A Slew of Events on the Horizon for Martine’s Wines

With the arrival of the fall season, Martine’s Wines is happy to announce an incredible roster of trade events across the country. Here is what we have coming up: Dionysus Imports Portfolio Tour 2017 AUSTIN – 9.25.17 – 1-4pm – Winebelly 519 W. Oltorf DALLAS – 9.26.17 – 12-3pm – FT33 1617 Hi Line Drive… READ MORE

New York Summer Portfolio Tasting with Schatzi Wines

Last week, we had our New York City Summer Portfolio Tasting at a new venue on the edge of the Flower District called Wine Disciples. Martine’s Wines only has a couple annual tasting events for the New York and New Jersey trade, and this one was extra special — because it was my first! Tuesday morning… READ MORE

From Somm to Sales: Spotlight on Lauren Souther

About 2 years ago I started thinking about a transition from working as a sommelier and manager in restaurants to the distribution side of the business.  I found myself connecting very much with the reps who I purchased wine from as a buyer, and feeling very attracted to the fluidity with which they moved about… READ MORE

Late Summer in Long Island

Long Island in the summer is about four things: -Traffic -Local produce -Local fish and shellfish -Rosé Our local produce is swinging through the season,  first from the north fork and as summer winds down the south fork farms begin to produce more. Corn is finally in season here on the south fork, and that’s a… READ MORE