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We’re a Wine & Spirits Importer of the Year!


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We’re delighted to be named to this highly select group of outstanding U.S.-based wine importers and want to raise a glass to our German producers, whose high ratings and accolades made all the difference. See our award write-up here.

To celebrate, we asked our team why they think Loosen Bros. USA deserved to be an Importer of the Year. Here’s what they said:

“This recognition from Wine & Spirits is extremely gratifying because it honors the ultra-high level of winemaking from our tightly focused portfolio of exceptional estates. The fundamental concept of our company was to assemble a small cadre of exemplary winegrowers who have deep historical roots, a forward-looking, generational perspective, and who happen to be dear friends of ours. We love these people and their astonishing wines, so working with them is pure joy for our tight-knit little team of wine fanatics.” ~ Kirk Wille, President

“We offer a highly curated group of world-class and world-renowned producers that collectively are second to none in the German wine category. Our wines can be found in all fifty states, from the finest restaurants to suburban supermarket shelves, thanks to the passion, knowledge and expertise of our team that works hard every day to build our brands and educate consumers on the joys of German wine.”~ David Yang, Vice President of Sales & Distribution

“We are a small team of intelligent and highly efficient folks strongly representing, first and foremost, the most noble grape of them all (Riesling), but ultimately we owe our success to our producers, which all are wine estates with history and vision.” ~ Clifford Robben, Vice President of Finance and Operations

“We offer a portfolio of world class estates, curated by Ernst Loosen and Kirk Wille, that’s a perfect mixture of mainstream category leading wines, including the #1 super-premium imported Riesling (Dr. L) as well as cult-followed great-growth wines from all corners of the globe.”~ Molly Sweeney Midwest/New England Director of Sales

“Erni Loosen has great vision for his own estate (Dr. Loosen) and all of the estates we represent share a similar vision, which is why we are a good fit together. When our products are being shown it’s like we’re introducing a member of the family, and we’re so proud of them all.” ~ Kelly Richardson, East Coast Director of Sales

Jeff Marazoni, Loosen Bros. USA“We have the right team of passionate, hard working professionals serving our distributors and their customers, coupled with a portfolio of world-class, award-winning estates. We are truly privileged to represent such a fine group of wineries.” ~ Jeff Marazoni, Analytics and Trade Marketing Manager


We’d like to extend our thanks to Wine & Spirits and also congratulate our fellow award winners. We’re honored to be included in such a distinguished group of importers.


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