Remy Cointreau USA has entered into an agreement with Barone Ricasoli to become the exclusive importer of its Tuscan wines across the US.

The company said on Friday (16 November) that the deal includes Barone Ricasoli's portfolio of wines, including its Chianti brands.

Barone Ricasoli's owner and managing director Francesco Ricasoli said: "We're confident that this partnership between Barone Ricasoli and Remy Cointreau USA, a multinational company with European roots and an American drive, is the beginning of a new era that will allow us to communicate our philosophy and identity to our consumers, contributing to the mutual success of both companies."

Remy Cointreau USA president and CEO Thomas Jensen added: "My team is very excited to work with such an outstanding winery and implement our extensive experience with Tuscan wines as we continue to build upon this portfolio."