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New Wines from Orange: Printhie

Printhie Vineyards

“Great wine is made in great vineyards and great vineyards require thoughtful planning.

From the outset Printhie Wines has worked to produce highly coloured and flavoured fruit, by firstly selecting the warm west facing site, for the Printhie vineyard.

Planting in 1996 represented a diversification from our traditional farming enterprise with an initial 25 acres developed.” – Printhie website

“Printhie can fairly claim to be the premier winery of the Orange region. “ – James Halliday

Printhie Mountain Range Merlot 2015

Php 980

Unlike a lot of merlots, there is good aromatic intensity in a wine with plenty of character. Ripe fruit shows red berries, cassis, a hint of floral, almost turkish delight & subtle cedar from oak maturation. A firm structure with fine tannins carry the flavours through to the finish. The balance is spot-on allowing for immediate enjoyment. Distinctly varietal. – Printhie Wines

 

Printhie Mountain Range Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Php 930

Orange region sauvignon blanc is quite distinctive and Orange is one of Australia’s leading region for the variety. This wine exhibits unmistakable sauvignon blanc aroma and flavour. Intense, lifted fruit in the passionfruit, floral, citrus spectrum with a cut grass edge to it. But a few winemaking techniques have added to the mid-palate weight and texture. Balanced acidity provides freshness and length. The extra maturation time has done wonders by avoiding shrill acidity and enhancing depth of flavour. – Printhie Wines

For inquiries/orders:
0917 902 4155
winebychrisurbano@gmail.com

 

 

2016 Holiday Gift Guide

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Feel free to drop us a line at:
09179024155
winebychrisurbano@gmail.com

Buying for family and friends? Gift_Wrap_Banner

We’ll help you get that special someone a gift they’ll truly appreciate!

  • Free gift wrapping and gift card using our individually-designed packaging
  • You get the flexibility to select from our predefined gift packs or request for your own
  • Free delivery to your premises or your friend’s, anywhere in Metro Manila within 3 business days for an order of at least 2 bottles

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Not sure what to get?
Just give us a call and we’d be happy to help you choose boutique Australian wine your family and friends will love!

 

Feel free to drop us a line at:
09179024155
winebychrisurbano@gmail.com

Check them online:

Holiday Gift Guide

WBCU Retail Catalog 

WBCU Facebook page

Pre-Christmas Wine Sale!

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR BIGGEST WINE SALE OF THE YEAR!

Mix and match however you like or choose from our pre-defined gift packs!

For inquiries and orders:
09179024155
winebychrisurbano@gmail.com

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Buying for family and friends? 

We’ll help you get that special someone a gift they’ll truly appreciate!

  • Free gift wrapping and gift card using our individually-designed packaging
  • You get the flexibility to select from our predefined gift packs or request for your own
  • Free delivery to your premises or your friend’s, anywhere in Metro Manila within 3 business days for an order of at least 2 bottles

Not sure what to get?
Just give us a call and we’d be happy to help you choose boutique Australian wine your family and friends will love!

Feel free to drop us a line at:
09179024155
winebychrisurbano@gmail.com

 

We’re Hiring!

Join one of Manila’s hottest digital /premium wine start-ups with Chris Urbano!

We are looking for a wine sales executive to support the ongoing growth of our ecommerce distribution of our boutique collection of Australian wines to high end restaurants and VIP customers in Manila.

We’re looking for an experienced wine sales executive with the following skills:
– Selling skills of luxury / high end products to trade and retail customers
– Personable and able to build lasting customer relationships over time
– Understanding of sales funnel process and ’knows how to close’
– Good written / spoken English and professional business communications
– Basic wine knowledge acquired in previous wine sales role, or formal training in hotel/restaurant management
– Highly desirable: existing clients/relationships among wine drinkers and high-end restaurants

You should also possess the following attributes:
– High degree of professionalism
– Trustworthy and reliable
– Well presented and polished appearance / communications
– Able to work with high levels of autonomy and little supervision
For the right candidate we can offer:
– Competitive remuneration, with high potential upside from sales commission
– High level of independence and workplace flexibility
– Fun and relaxed start up environment
– Work and learn with one of Manila’s most dynamic tech / food & beverages entrepreneurs
– You will get to drink a lot of wine…!

To apply, please send a resume, transcript of record, and a ½ page cover letter (essential) that outlines why you’re interested in the role, and what you can bring. Applications to chris@winebychrisurbano.com with subject line “Wine Sales Executive”. Role is based in Metro Manila and you must be able to commute to Makati/BGC area.

Look forward to hearing from you!

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We have added an exciting new varietal to our range!

We’re excited to announce that we just brought in another popular wine from Chrismont!

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The 2014 La ZONA Barbera exhibits a rich purple with crimson edges and fragrant aromas of blackberries, plums and spice. As a medium-bodied wine, the La Zona Barbera has great intensity in the glass. The palate is full; spicy plumy, with blackberry and chocolate notes, nicely rounded out by toasty vanilla oak, balanced by mouth-watering acidity and fine tannins. The wine is ideally paired with tomato based pasta dishes, slow-cooked lamb shanks, braised veal or pizza. Drink now or cellar to 2019+.

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*All images copied from Chrismont’s website

Wine by Chris Urbano – Price Range 2016

Dear valued customers,

Our website has been updated to reflect our new price / range for Wine by Chris Urbano in 2016.

You can check out / download the 2016 catalog here:
Wine by Chris Urbano – 2016

Aside from the improvement in our graphic design, most of the range is subject to a modest price increase (although some are actually priced lower) to reflect cost of living increases, and underlying demand.

This change will also provide us with flexibility to bring more specials and promotions over the course of the year, and increase our discounts for larger orders bulk order, from March 1:

  • 5% standard discount off will apply to all orders of 6 wines or more (use ‘buy6’ at the checkout)
  • 10% standard discount on all orders of 12 bottles or more (promo code ‘buy12’ at the checkout)

Time to restock those cellars!

order now cta

Cheers,

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Charity Wine Tasting & Auction

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Join Wine By Chris Urbano, The Wine Club, and Operation Restore Hope Australia in a Charity Wine Tasting and Auction on the 12th of May.

Operation Restore Hope Australia is a not-for-profit, non-governmental, non-sectarian charity that surgically repairs cleft lips and palates for under privileged children in the Philippines.

Gabriel’s Story – Operation Restore Hope

 

For reservations:

0927 881 6969

0917 902 4155

 

 

Wine by Chris Urbano – Price Range 2016

Dear valued customers,

Our website has been updated to reflect our new price / range for Wine by Chris Urbano in 2016.

You can check out / download the 2016 catalog here:
Wine by Chris Urbano – 2016

Aside from the improvement in our graphic design, most of the range is subject to a modest price increase (although some are actually priced lower) to reflect cost of living increases, and underlying demand.

This change will also provide us with flexibility to bring more specials and promotions over the course of the year, and increase our discounts for larger orders bulk order, from March 1:

  • 5% standard discount off will apply to all orders of 6 wines or more (use ‘buy6’ at the checkout)
  • 10% standard discount on all orders of 12 bottles or more (promo code ‘buy12’ at the checkout)

Time to restock those cellars!

order now cta

Cheers,

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