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Daily Archive: December 28, 2016

Interview: Charles de Bournet Marnier Lapostolle, CEO, Marnier Chile

Yesterday, SND reported that Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle has agreed to reacquire Chile’s Lapostolle winery and related assets for $31 million from Gruppo Campari, which had gained the business in its deal for Grand Marnier parent Société des Produits Marnier Lapostolle earlier this year. The purchase includes Lapostolle and Clos Apalta wines—imported by Terlato Wines in the U.S.—as well as Kappa pisco, all grouped under the Marnier Chile banner. Shanken News Daily senior editor Daniel Marsteller spoke with Charles de Bournet Marnier Lapostolle, chief executive of Marnier Chile, to discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead for the newly reacquired business. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 28, 2016

Trinchero Acquires Fetzer’s Five Rivers Winery

Trinchero Family Estates (TFE) has acquired Paso Robles, California-based Five Rivers Winery from Fetzer Vineyards for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 28, 2016

News Briefs for December 28, 2016

•Friulian wine pioneer Livio Felluga has passed away at the age of 102, according to multiple reports out of Italy. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 28, 2016