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Daily Archive: December 17, 2015

Stella David To Step Down At William Grant, Simon Hunt Named Chief Executive

William Grant & Sons has just announced that Stella David has decided to step down as the company’s CEO at the end of February 2016 and will be succeeded by current chief commercial officer, Simon Hunt.

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Interview, Part 2: Treasury’s Sandra LeDrew On Beringer’s Progress

In the second part of SND’s interview with Sandra LeDrew, Treasury Wine Estates’ president-Americas focuses on the Beringer franchise and its current plans for growth. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 17, 2015

•An auction composed of highly collectible wines sourced exclusively from Rudy Kurniawan might seem like an oxymoron. But that was the goal of a three-week, Internet-only sale of more than 4,700 bottles, all seized from the convicted wine counterfeiter, that ended December 15. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 17, 2015

•Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Founders Brewing Co. is expanding its footprint in California, partnering with Reyes Beverage Group-West and Pacific Beverage Company to enter the state’s southern region. Continue reading →

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Gallo To Acquire The Ranch Winery, Tripling Its Production Capacity In The Napa Valley

E.&J. Gallo Winery has agreed to acquire The Ranch Winery, a custom crush winery in St. Helena, California, located between Highway 29 and the Silverado Trail. Continue reading →

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