Archive: Wed Feb 2012

  1. Aliane Wines

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    French Wines from Independent Vintners for the Independent Thinker

     Aliane Wines is a small San Diego importer and distributor owned by two

    Anita Busquets and Aline Thiebault

    hard-working ladies, Aline Thiebault  and Anita Busquets.  Their focus is in bringing small producers from France who are committed to sustainable agriculture yet making old world wines for the new world palate.  They have built personal relationships with growers and wine makers and started importing wines into the States.  Aline, daughter of a cooper in Burgundy, always dreamed of being an “ambassador of Burgundy”.  She has built many strong relationships with growers and wine makers in Burgundy.  (In this business, strong relationships are what matters whether you are a wine grower, wine maker, distributor or buyer).  Anita has an amazing palate with a strong business sense.  After graduating from Cornell and receiving her MBA from Simmons Graduate School of Management, she went on to receive her level 3 Sommelier diploma from the International Guild of Sommeliers. (more…)