NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you're a glamorous ghoul, devilish diva or brooding bat, HobNob Wines has unveiled its newest red blend – Wicked Red – just in time to haunt your Halloween fete or gift your favorite host/hostess with a naughty and nice surprise.
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Featuring a blend of Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Pinot Noir, this 2010 Vintage is sure to stimulate the senses with its roasted coffee, mocha, toasted hazelnut aromas and spicy notes with hints of orange zest and orange flower, which all create a smooth, flavorful texture.
"We are excited to share the 'wickedness' with everyone this season. Wicked Red is great for all who crave discovery with its delicious profile," said Renato Reyes, Chief Marketing Officer at Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits. "Through this launch, we're poised to deliver not only a satisfying product for consumers, but also drive growth for our family of brands."
On the heels of HobNob's recent recognition in "Wine Fast Track," by Cheers Magazine, Wicked Red is poised to bring cheers to every party this fall. Wicked Red features sleek, best-in-class design with a Lux+ screw cap closure for easy party pouring and retails for $9.99.
If you're planning on throwing a Halloween bash this October, surprise guests with a mischievous and delicious cocktail, HobNob's Wicked Red Punch, a mouth-watering libation that will get the party started. Stylish Halloween HobNobbers can also get their own unique, ghoulish look thanks to the help of celebrity makeup artist, Anna Fugate. Fugate has created a "Day of the Dead Sugar Skull" inspired by the look and feel of the HobNob Wicked Red. To view the video, visit: www.youtube.com/hobnobwines.
HobNob Wines are sold in the U.S. by Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits. Other varietals include: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Shiraz. For more information, please visit www.hobnobwines.com, HobNob on Facebook or Twitter.
HOBNOB'S WICKED RED PUNCH
1 750-ml bottle of HobNob Wicked Red
1½ cups spiced rum
2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice
2 tablespoons of orange zest
1 tablespoons ground ginger
1 tablespoons cinnamon
2 tablespoons simple syrup
1 lime, zested
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and let sit, refrigerated for at least an hour before. If available, add one large block of ice to the bowl. Stir well before serving and garnish glass with a sugar rim and orange slice.
About Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits
About Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits: Initially called W.J. Deutsch & Sons, Ltd., the company was founded in 1981 by Chairman Bill Deutsch to market quality wines produced by prestigious families from major wine regions of the world. In 2009, it announced the expansion of the award-winning company to include a Spirits Portfolio. Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits' brands are sold to the trade with well-planned marketing support and are offered to U.S. consumers at fair market prices. Today, the company is renowned for its brand building prowess and its ability to meet the needs of the modern consumer. Bill's son Peter Deutsch is CEO; this two generations of the Deutsch family work side by side in their continuous quest to build strong brands and relationships throughout the wine and spirits industry. Please visit www.deutschfamily.com for more information.
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