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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

News Briefs for July 15, 2014

Wine Spectator has learned that convicted wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan, the young collector who sold millions of dollars worth of fakes, will wait another week before he learns how much time he may serve in prison. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 15, 2014

Amid The Sparkling Wine Boom, Red Sparklers Start To Gain Consumer Traction

Thanks to new initiatives by wine sellers and an increasingly adventurous U.S. consumer base, bubbly reds—from Italy, Australia and the United States—are growing in prominence and popularity. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 24, 2014

Excelsior Plans Major Innovation And Expansion For Concha y Toro Range In 2014

Excelsior Wine Co., the U.S. marketing venture between Banfi Vintners and Concha y Toro, has reported strong growth across the portfolio for 2013 and is planning a number of major new initiatives for 2014. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 2, 2014

News Briefs for November 19, 2013

•Excelsior Wine Co., the U.S. joint venture between Concha y Toro and Banfi Vintners, has named John Dougherty national sales director. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 19, 2013

Banfi’s Marc Goodrich Named President Of Excelsior Wines

Excelsior Wine Co.—the U.S. joint venture between Chile’s Concha y Toro and Banfi Vintners—has named former Banfi COO Marc Goodrich as its president. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 31, 2013

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