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Interview, Part 2: Bill Terlato, President And CEO, Terlato Wine Group

In the second part of our interview, Terlato Wine Group president and CEO Bill Terlato discusses the company’s spirits business, its entry into Washington wine, and the future of the fine wine market in the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 19, 2018

News Briefs for October 19, 2018

•Beam Suntory has introduced a new limited edition offering within its Kilbeggan Irish whiskey lineup. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 19, 2018

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 19, 2018

•Portland, Oregon-based Eastside Distilling has launched Burnside Buckman RSV Bourbon. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 19, 2018

Interview: Constellation’s Incoming CEO, Bill Newlands, Speaks On The Opportunities Ahead

In a major move late yesterday, Constellation Brands announced that its current president and COO, Bill Newlands, will take over chief executive duties from Rob Sands, effective next March, with Sands becoming executive chairman. With the transition, Newlands will become the first Constellation CEO from outside the Sands family. He takes the helm during a heady time for Constellation, which has seen its market value rise from $6.3 billion in 2012 to $43 billion today, following a string of acquisitions across the wine, spirits, and beer businesses. Most recently, Constellation made another bold move with its $4 billion investment in Canadian cannabis producer Canopy Growth. SND managing editor Daniel Marsteller caught up with Newlands to discuss his new appointment and the future of Constellation. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 18, 2018

Pernod Reports Strong First Quarter, Renews With SGWS In 35 States

Pernod Ricard reported organic sales growth of 10.4% globally for its fiscal first quarter ended in September. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 18, 2018

News Briefs for October 18, 2018

•Following the October 17 legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada, Breakthru Beverage Group Canadian subsidiary and cannabis sales brokerage arm Kindred Partners Inc. has named David Prodanovic as general manager. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 18, 2018

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