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News Briefs for March 21, 2016

•Viña Almaviva, the Chilean joint venture between Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA and Concha y Toro, has named Bordeaux negociants Twins and Joanne U.S. as its importers in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 21, 2016

Wine Spectator: Harry Mariani, Pioneering Importer And Champion Of Italian Wine, Dies At 78

Harry Mariani, the former president of Banfi Vintners who helped introduce many Americans to Italian wine, died January 5 in Huntington, New York. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 7, 2016

Packaging Innovations Abound As Winemakers Look To Tap New Audiences

Intent on targeting a wider range of drinking occasions and demographic groups, wine marketers are increasingly looking beyond the traditional glass bottle when it comes to packaging their wares. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 24, 2015

News Briefs for May 1, 2015

•St. Helena-based Wilson Daniels has named Rocco Lombardo president, effective June 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 1, 2015

News Briefs for April 8, 2015

•Palm Bay International is adding a new Select Red Blend under its Cavit brand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 8, 2015

Interview, Part One: Excelsior Wines President Marc Goodrich Embraces Change

In 2011, Concha y Toro and Banfi Vintners formed Excelsior Wines to market the Concha y Toro range in the U.S. market, as well as the wines of Trivento, Concha y Toro’s Argentine property, and the Chilean wine giant’s Little Black Dress and Five Rivers brands from California.

In late 2013, Marc Goodrich transitioned from his position as chief operating officer at Banfi to the helm of Excelsior Wines. Believing that Excelsior had untapped growth potential, he has significantly changed the way it markets and sells its portfolio. In Part One of this two-part interview, Goodrich discusses those changes and the company’s performance with Shanken News Daily managing editor Peter Zwiebach. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 24, 2015

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