The products will then be in Alko's selection mainly between March and July 2022.
Information about the Selection Plan, Alko's Customer types and the tender requests are in the attachments. The tenders are published in an Excel-table. Please notice the deadlines for sending offers and delivering samples. The tenders will be found on the Partner Network the day after the release date.
Please notice in the seasonal products:This Selection plan includes seasonal product tenders for summer wines, summer spirits and summer brewery products. The distribution time for these products is from 31 March to 13 August 2022.
The Selection plan includes also the tenders for Oktoberfest beers of which distribution time is from 18 August to 8 October 2022.
You will find all seasonal products in the Excel file by using the distribution level -filter and choosing "seasonal products".
The volume estimates given in the tenders are indicative and more accurate sales estimates will be given at the time of purchase when the listing is confirmed. Availability of the product must be at least the amount stated on the volume estimate.
Vintage changes for seasonal products are allowed before the listing date. The vintage that will be distributed to stores may differ from the approved sample if the vintage is more recent than the approved sample. The possible change of vintage must be mentioned on the offer and the new vintage must be available according to the initial listing schedule. Alko will check that the new sample corresponds in style to the approved sample in order to be accepted. This will be verified in accordance with Alko’s sensory evaluation and quality control processes. Before sending the new vintage sample it must be agreed with the product manager responsible for the seasonal products.
Amendments to Selection Plan 2/2022:17.11.2021
The offer period for the tender KB211103 has been extended until 30.11. You can also offer a multipack, but they could not be offered due to a technical failure. The bug has been fixed and the offer period has been extended. Samples must be sent to arrive by 14.12.
W211109 Added producer based sustainability certification.
W211104 Customer type amended: Classic enthusiast changed to The happy medium.
W211208 Amended: The proportion of Dolcetto and information on mentioning possible varieties on the label.
W211108 DOC Prosecco added to the English version.
SS211109 Removed possibility to purchase different bottle sizes.
S220103 and SS211106 Minimum alcohol percent by volume changed to 38%.
SS211107 Amended product group.
KW211106 Alcohol content amended to minimum 8,0% and that product can be frizzante.
SW211029 amended: Size and alcohol percentage to Partner Network.
SW211013 amended: The sentence "Carbonic maceration as production process (totally or part of the wine)." and added the possibility to change the vintage before the listing date.