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Daily Archive: May 2, 2019

Marketing Giant Michel Roux Passes Away At 78

Michel Roux, who built Absolut Vodka into an icon of the spirits business, has passed away at age 78. Continue reading →

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Exclusive: Hess Family Expands In Napa Valley With Iron Corral Acquisition

In a move intended to bolster its supply of luxury fruit in the Napa Valley, Hess Family Wine Estates has agreed to acquire the Iron Corral Vineyard for an undisclosed sum, SND has learned. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 2, 2019

Constellation Takes Majority Stake In Nelson’s Green Brier

Constellation Brands has taken majority control of Nashville, Tennessee-based Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery for an undisclosed sum, following an initial minority investment in 2016. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 2, 2019

•Johnson Brothers has entered its 27th U.S. market with the launch of operations in New Jersey. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 2, 2019