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Bartenura Wines Makes Splash at Leaders Inaugural Power Brunch as Exclusive Wine Sponsor

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Bartenura Wines were the proud and exclusive wine sponsor of the Leaders Inaugural Parade Brunch at the J & G Steak House located in the W Hotel in Washington D.C. following the swearing-in ceremony of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

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The Leaders power brunch reflected the theme of the 57th Inaugural Ceremonies, "Faith in America's Future," with more than 200 guests hosted by consultant Rick C. Wade, the Flow Group, and other Washington insiders. Celebrity guests included acclaimed Actress Lynn Whitfield, Street Car Named Desire star Nicole Ari Parker, and husband Boris Kodjoe costar in new the BET television series "TheReal Husbands of Hollywood."

The quality wines of Bartenura were poured during the power brunch as guests viewed the parade from the prime windows of the W Hotel across from the White House celebrating the 2013 Inauguration of President Barack Obama. The storied Bartenura brand offers a selection of some of the world's top Italian wines, including Moscato, Chianti, Pinot Grigio and Moscato Rose. Bartenura Moscato – known for its crisp and refreshing, semi-sweet taste – lingering with pear, tangerine, nectar and melon flavors, is one of the fastest-growing wines in its U.S. segment.

"Bartenura Moscato is the fastest-growing brand for the hipster crowd in America and is the sixth most popular wine in its segment," said Marketer Jacquie Lee, who negotiated the sponsorship deal. "The Bartenura brand is honored to be a part of this historic event and look forward to continuing our dialogue with our nation's business, government and entertainment leaders."

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