DESPAR Own Brand wines recognised with two PLMA awards

May 28, 2018 IN THE CATEGORY: Awards and prizes, Own brand

DESPAR Italia has won two Awards at the PLMA’s 2018 International Salute to Excellence Awards, which honours retailers for excellence in private label products and packaging.

DESPAR received the awards for the following products:

  • Gewürztraminer Südtirol/Alto Adige DOC Oberlaiten 2016 – Best Quality in the Italy white wine category
  • Spumante Prosecco Superiore Valdobbiadene DOCG Extra Dry Filàr Tramiòl – Best Quality in the Prosecco category

In total, nearly 300 private label wines of 39 retailers from 13 countries were evaluated. The wines were divided into 29 different categories and appraised by a jury that included Masters of Wine, wine journalists, sommeliers and retail experts.

This year’s winning retailers will be honoured at the upcoming “World of Private Label” International Trade Show on 28 May at a pre-show programme. The winning products will be on display at the PLMA “Idea Supermarket” area in the Elicium Hall on 29 and 30 May at the RAI Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam. All winners will also be promoted on the special awards website.

Source: DESPAR Italia

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About DESPAR Italy

SPAR International first granted a SPAR Brand licence to DESPAR Italy in 1959. The first store opened in the latter part of 1960 and with it, SPAR became the first partnership of retailers and wholesalers to operate in Italy. DESPAR Italy licenses regional partners, all of whom work together to grow the brand across the country.