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Daily Archive: April 4, 2013

Interview, Part One: John Grant, Managing Director, Beringer at Treasury Wine Estates

After a 20-year career in the wine industry that included a tenure as president of Constellation Wines Australia and senior leadership roles at Kendall-Jackson and Lion Nathan, John Grant became managing director of Treasury Wine Estates’ Beringer unit last summer. In addition to Beringer, Grant oversees the Chateau St. Jean, Etude, Stags’ Leap, Be. and Castello di Gabbiano brands, among others, on a global basis. In this first part of a two-part interview, Grant discusses the progress of recent new products from the Beringer unit, as well as Treasury’s vision for its California business. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Jean-Guillaume Prats On Why He Left Cos d’Estournel For LVMH

Jean-Guillaume Prats, the longtime CEO of Bordeaux’s Cos d’Estournel who in February became CEO of Moët Hennessy’s Estates & Wines group, recently sat down with Wine Spectator to explain why it was time to leave the Bordeaux estate he’d helmed for 18 years and embark on a new path. Continue reading →

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Heaven Hill Launching New Duo With High Rise Vodka, Cinerator

Heaven Hill Distilleries is introducing new products to two of the U.S. spirits market’s hottest segments—flavored whisk(e)y and vodka’s $12-$18 price tier. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for April 4, 2013

•Robert Furniss-Roe, president of Bacardi’s North America region, has been awarded the Samuel Bronfman Memorial Award by the UJA-Federation of New York’s Wine & Spirits Division. Continue reading →

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