Kirk Reports from the Montreal Wine & Spirits Show

Loosen Bros. USA VP Kirk Wille was on hand at the Montreal Wine & Spirits Show last week. He says “I was very impressed with the level of sophistication among wine consumers in Québec. They have that French culture behind … continued

Debut Release of Appassionata Pinot Noir Now Available

Are you passionate about Pinot Noir? This bottle is for you. Be the first to try the first release of the first Oregon Pinot Noir produced collaboratively by Ernie Loosen and Jay Somers of J. Christopher Wines. Now available. Appassionata … continued

Friends of Ernie Tour Pix

A few random pix from our recent “Friends of Ernie” tour, featuring winemakers from our new “Friends of Ernie” portfolio.

What the heck does “Invoke the Hoo” mean?

When you read our blog and Facebook posts, you’ll occasionally see us celebrate with the words “Invoke the Hoo!” This little catchphrase came about when someone asked Loosen V.P. Kirk Wille how to say “woohoo!” in German. Ever-resourceful Kirk plugged … continued

We’re in the Feinschmecker Fifteen!

Invoke the Hoo! The Feinschmecker Wine Guide 2010 has listed both Dr. Loosen and “Friends of Ernie” portfolio member Weingut Robert Weil in its top 15. Wine blogger extraordinaire Christian G.E. Schiller writes all about it here.

Brian “The Harlanator” at Cincinnati Wine Festival

If you’re attending the Cincinnati International Wine Festival this weekend, give yourself a memorable experience and stop by and say hi to Loosen Bros. USA National Sales Manager Brian “The Harlanator” Harlan. The Harlanator is a walking, talking (okay, well, … continued

New Loosen Bros. USA Website!

Loosen Bros. USA, the US importer of Dr. Loosen, J. L. Wolf and wines from the Friends of Ernie portfolio, has a cool new website. The site is primarily meant for the wine trade, but all wine lovers are welcome. … continued