Santa Rita to be exclusive international wine at Confederations Cup

19th June, 2017 by Phoebe French

Santa Rita has been chosen as the exclusive international wine at the Confederations Cup taking place from 17 June to 2 July.

(Photo credit: Fifa)

Santa Rita’s 120 range and Reserva wines will be showcased in the hospitality sections and VIP lounges in the stadiums at the global football event. The Confederations Cup will also be serving local Russian wines, however, Santa Rita will be the only international wine available.

Santa Rita already has footballing connections as it is the official partner of Arsenal Football Club.

Jaime de la Barra, corporate marketing manager at Viña Santa Rita, said: “This is an excellent opportunity for Chilean wine and for Santa Rita as a company, to expand the reach of our brand and our wines in such an international market as Russia. Russia has tremendous growth potential, and Santa Rita has been present here for more than three decades”.

Chile is the leader exporter of New World wine to Russia and is fifth in the world ranking after Italy, France, Spain and Georgia.  In 2016, exports of Chilean bottled wine to Russia totaled US $23 million, with 1.1m cases sold, according to figures from the Wines of Chile.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please note that comments are subject to our posting guidelines in accordance with the Defamation Act 2013. Posts containing swear words, discrimination, offensive language and libellous or defamatory comments will not be approved.

Subscribe to our newsletters

Experienced Administrator

The Drinks Business
Central London, UK

Sales Executive (London – Craft Spirits)

Bimber Distillery
London, UK

2 x Buying Assistants

Berry Bros. & Rudd
Battersea and Basingstoke, UK

Temporary Christmas Sales Support - Wines & Spirits

Harrods
Knighsbridge, London, UK

Head of Wholesale

Hispamerchants Ltd
London, UK

Sales Manager

Hispamerchants Ltd
London, UK

National Sales Manager

Maverick Drinks
Field based, UK

Regional Sales Executive

EWGA
Gloucestershire, UK

The World Bulk Wine Exhibition

Amsterdam,Netherlands
20th Nov 2017

The Drinks Business Green Awards 2017

London,United Kingdom
20th Nov 2017

The Global Spirits Masters Lunch

London,United Kingdom
1st Dec 2017
Click to view more

Green Awards 2017

Deadline : 25th October 2017

The Global Riesling Masters 2017

Deadline : 30th October 2017

Click to view more

Champagne Masters 2017

The only Champagne blind tasting in the UK, the competition will reward the best wines in the following categories:

The Global Rosé Masters 2017

With wines from the palest of pink to almost ruby red, bone dry to almost cloyingly sweet, reductively handled to barrel-aged, as well as gently spritzy to fully sparkling.

Click to view more