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Daily Archive: February 24, 2015

Interview, Part One: Excelsior Wines President Marc Goodrich Embraces Change

In 2011, Concha y Toro and Banfi Vintners formed Excelsior Wines to market the Concha y Toro range in the U.S. market, as well as the wines of Trivento, Concha y Toro’s Argentine property, and the Chilean wine giant’s Little Black Dress and Five Rivers brands from California.

In late 2013, Marc Goodrich transitioned from his position as chief operating officer at Banfi to the helm of Excelsior Wines. Believing that Excelsior had untapped growth potential, he has significantly changed the way it markets and sells its portfolio. In Part One of this two-part interview, Goodrich discusses those changes and the company’s performance with Shanken News Daily managing editor Peter Zwiebach. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for February 24, 2015

•Pernod Ricard is launching a new extension to its Chivas Regal Scotch whisky brand in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 24, 2015

•Kansas City, Missouri’s Boulevard Brewing Co. is set to enter the New York City market via a pair of partnerships with Union Beer Distributors and Craft Brewers Guild of New York. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 24, 2015