Paterno Wines International, today announced that Paterno has signed an agreement with Wattle Creek Winery to be the exclusive representative of its wines in the US. The deal will be effective from the beginning of next year. William A. Terlato, president and chief operating officer said: "We believe the demand for California Shiraz will grow substantially over the coming decade, and Wattle Creek has the potential to be one of the most important Shiraz producers in California.