15 Nov Viñalba Introduces Limited Edition Bath Rugby Wine
Bath Rugby’s official wine partner Viñalba is proud to announce the launch of a limited-edition Bath Rugby Gran Reservado Malbec.
The renowned Argentinian wine producer is excited to introduce this new offering in celebration of its partnership launched earlier this year with the Premiership Rugby Club.
It’s a collaboration dedicated to Bath Rugby fans and highlights the shared values of teamwork, dedication, and excellence that both the winemaking and rugby communities hold dear.
The limited-edition bottle features a unique label design, inspired by the iconic Bath Rugby colours of blue, black, and white. The label design proudly displays the Bath Rugby emblem making it a collector’s item for both rugby fans and wine lovers.
The Viñalba Gran Reservado Malbec – Bath Rugby Limited Edition is a limited release and will only be available in selected outlets including Bath Rugby’s iconic stadium ‘The Rec’, and online exclusively at Vinohero.co.uk.
“We are very excited to be partnering with Bath Rugby,” said Herve Joyaux Fabre, founder and owner of Viñalba. “The fact that Bath Rugby is a club with a rich history and tradition, an impressive record of achievements and a loyal, passionate fan base makes it an ideal partner for Viñalba. We know how rugby is a popular global sport that is adored both in Argentina and the UK.”
Craig Durham, MD of Viñalba importer Buckingham Schenk adds: “This limited-edition wine is the next step in our exciting partnership with Bath Rugby. We are proud to have worked on this collaboration and have been thrilled to see the positive reaction from Bath Rugby fans enjoying our premium Viñalba wines. We look forward to continuing our partnership with Bath Rugby for the rest of the 2023/2024 season and onward.”
Tom Giles, Bath Rugby Head of Business Development, said: “When we welcomed Viñalba as the official wine partner of Bath Rugby earlier this year, we spoke about our shared commitment to build a long-term partnership together. The exciting launch of this limited-edition wine dedicated to Bath Rugby fans for them to enjoy perfectly illustrates the values and ambitions that we share with Viñalba to help enhance the overall experience associated with this great Club.”
As part of being ‘Official Wine Partner of Bath Rugby’, the Viñalba logo features on the back of all first team playing shirts. Viñalba wine is also available for fans to enjoy at the iconic home of Bath Rugby; ‘The Rec’ during all home matchdays as well as at other Bath Rugby official events.
Viñalba is recognised for its commitment to producing outstanding wines. This ‘Gran Reservado’ level Malbec is no exception, showcasing the finest quality Malbec grapes from selected vineyards in Mendoza, Argentina. This wine boasts a rich, full-bodied taste with a smooth finish that wine connoisseurs and rugby enthusiasts alike will appreciate.