U.S. importer welcomes the addition of acclaimed wineries and brands from Australia’s 4th Largest Wine Company.
Mount Pleasant, S.C. – The McWilliam’s Wine Group is pleased to announce Total Beverage Solution (TBS) as their exclusive U.S. importer for their flagship McWilliam’s brand and associated wineries.
Few have helped shape the evolution of the Australian wine industry like McWilliam’s. From humble beginnings on the outskirts of Corowa in 1877, the philosophy of putting quality of fruit first has ensured that McWilliam’s continues to be one of Australia’s most popular, respected and iconic wineries.
McWilliam’s Family Wines believe that good wines are made by people, not corporations. With six consecutive generations of winemakers and over 135 years of experience, the wines made are more than just quality, award-winning wines. They are wines that tell the story of family and a century long love affair with winemaking.
Founded in 2002, Total Beverage Solution, a four-time Beverage Industry Top 100 company, is a fast growing, fully integrated importer and supplier of fine wine, beer and premium spirits. TBS’s highly selective portfolio includes wine brands such as New Zealand’s Kono and Italy’s Tiziano, as well as iconic beer brands such as Germany’s Weihenstephan and Australia’s own Coopers Ale. TBS has earned a reputation for market expertise and proven sales results – creating value and demand for exceptional brands.
McWilliams CEO Rob Blackwell, writing from Australia, “McWilliam’s Family Wines are very pleased to announce the launch of the McWilliam’s premium wine range into the USA. This is the first time this authentic regional wine range has been made available in the US market. To ensure a successful launch we have decided to partner with Total Beverage Solution as our exclusive distributor of the McWilliam’s brand. Dave Pardus and his team have demonstrated they know how to grow sales and build brands and we are aligned in our philosophies of developing sustainable relationships. We are very excited about the future with TBS.”
TBS founder, Dave Pardus welcomes the McWilliams brand to the company’s notable wine portfolio stating, “As Total Beverage Solution rounds out its portfolio, McWilliam’s provides us a meaningful presence in one of the most important World Wine sources.
“We are looking to significantly grow our current wine portfolio of roughly 160,000 nine-liter cases,” says Pardus, “we believe McWilliams is the sort of supplier that can help us achieve our growth goals.”