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News Alert: Bill Newlands To Replace Rob Sands As Constellation’s CEO

In a major move, Constellation Brands has announced that it will name Bill Newlands as CEO, replacing Rob Sands, effective March 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 17, 2018

Interview, Part 1: Bill Terlato, President And CEO, Terlato Wine Group

Lake Bluff, Illinois-based Terlato Wine Group is among the key players at the high end of the U.S. wine market, with annual volume of nearly 2 million cases, revenues of approximately $375 million, and an average retail bottle price of $20. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 17, 2018

Distilled Spirits Council Names Chris Swonger As New Chief Executive

The Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. has named Chris Swonger as its new CEO, replacing Kraig Naasz, who departed in April. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 17, 2018

News Briefs for October 17, 2018

•Diageo has unveiled The John Walker Masters’ Edition, the first 50-year-old whisky in the brand’s portfolio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 17, 2018

Champagne Palmer To Play Key Role In Constellation’s Luxury Wine Division

In July of this year, Champagne Palmer named Constellation Brands as its U.S. distributor, and joined Constellation’s luxury wine division Tru Estates and Vineyards. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 16, 2018

Tom Jago, Drinks Executive Best Known For Creating Baileys Irish Cream, Dies At Age 93

Tom Jago, a drinks executive credited with creating some of the industry’s most famous brands, died on October 12. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 16, 2018

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