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The New York Mets Add Tussock Jumper Wines to Home Game Lineup

Posted on March 10, 2019

Bronx, NY – March 8th, 2019 – For New York locals and Mets fans eagerly awaiting the start of baseball season, there’s a new addition to the roster at Citi Field. International wine portfolio Tussock Jumper is proud to announce that they are now an ‘Official Partner of the New York Mets’ through 2020.

Imported into the United States by Tri-Vin Imports, ballpark guests will now enjoy quality wine varietals from around the world at each Mets home game, enjoying Tussock Jumper wines with ballpark dishes through their by-the-glass offerings.

This partnership also comes as the Mets roll out a carafe program, allowing guests to decant and share a bottle of wine right at their seats. “We look forward to working with Tussock Jumper Wines, introducing their new wines and wine regions to our fans at Citi Field this season,” said Chris Zaber, Senior Vice President, Corporate Partnerships and Ticketing Sales.
Tussock Jumper wines selected for the menu at Citi Field include a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, an Italian Pinot Grigio and Prosecco, a Pinot Noir from Southern France, and an organic Malbec from Argentina. A new single serve line is planned for later this spring.

"We are truly honored to be partnering with the New York Mets," said John Oliveira, co-founder of Tussock Jumper Wines and owner of Tri-Vin Imports. "It’s our hope that ballpark guests will have fun exploring new wines, and tasting new winemaking regions. Americans are growing in their appreciation for wine, and it’s our goal with Tussock Jumper to make the discovery process easier.”

In addition to live promotions, giveaways, and social media collaborations, Tussock Jumper will also be partnering with the MLB for an exclusive Mets’ fans VIP sweepstakes to be announced after the season opens.

Tussock Jumper’s wine marketing agency of record, FK Interactive, plans to launch both in-ballpark advertising, closed circuit television production, and out-of-home advertising to support the joint venture, as well as create strategic opportunities with travel and retail partners. Said Kevin Rosen, CEO of FK, “It’s been a pleasure facilitating this partnership with the New York Mets, and sharing what truly makes Tussock Jumper Wines so special.”

A GLOBALLY SOURCED PORTFOLIO
As a gold medal award winning wine portfolio, Tussock Jumper Wines sources only the best limited production vintages each growing season from producers around the globe.
Currently, the Tussock Jumper portfolio encompasses over 24 wines from eleven different winemaking regions. Each of their wines are bottled at the source, capturing the best flavors and aromas from grape to glass.

To bring your wine to life, Tussock Jumper has also developed an augmented reality app, with each regional ambassador ‘jumping’ off the bottle to help with wine pairings and recommendations. Download it free on the Play Store or iTunes.

ABOUT TUSSOCK JUMPER WINES
As a gold medal award winning wine portfolio, Tussock Jumper Wines sources only the best limited production vintages each growing season from producers around the globe.
The label speaks to the adventure-seeker, looking to explore new and unique wine experiences. Each bottle features a hand drawn animal representative of its country of origin, wearing a colorful sweater-traditionally red, or green for organic-as a mark of distinction for the Tussock Jumper’s focus on high quality, sustainably made wines.

Currently, the Tussock Jumper portfolio encompasses over 24 wines from eleven different winemaking regions. Each of their wines are bottled right at the source, capturing the best flavors and aromas from grape to glass. All natural and organic farming practices are also implemented whenever possible.

ABOUT FK INTERACTIVE
FK Interactive is a full-service management consulting and wine and spirits marketing agency located in Winter Park, Florida. For over a decade, FK Interactive has been empowering organizations and brands to make a deeper impact with their ideal customer, and create strategies to beat their competition.


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