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Constellation To Acquire Casa Noble Tequila

Constellation Brands has agreed to purchase boutique Tequila brand Casa Noble for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 13, 2014

News Briefs for August 8, 2014

•Gruppo Campari’s flagship Campari bitter brand has unveiled a series of limited edition art labels. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 8, 2014

After Higher Offer From KKR, Analysts Expect Bidding For Treasury To Heat Up

Following news out of Australia last night that private equities KKR and Rhône Capital have teamed to lodge a new bid for Treasury Wine Estates, analysts expect more interested suitors for the embattled winemaker to emerge. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 4, 2014

Interview, Part 2: Chris Fehrnstrom, CMO, Constellation Wine & Spirits

In Part 2 of this exclusive SND interview, Chris Fehrnstrom, chief marketing officer for Constellation Brands’ spirits and wine division, discusses how the whisk(e)y boom is impacting the company, Constellation’s efforts to reach female wine consumers and its international ambitions. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 18, 2014

Interview, Part 1: Chris Fehrnstrom, CMO, Constellation Wine & Spirits

Constellation Brands is one of the spirits and wine industry’s true giants. Constellation ranks second in U.S. wine sales, behind only E.&J. Gallo, and is also one of the U.S. spirits market’s leading players, with a portfolio featuring brands like Svedka (the market’s third-biggest vodka brand), Black Velvet (the number-two Canadian whisky brand) and Paul Masson brandy. SND managing editor Peter Zwiebach recently met with Chris Fehrnstrom, chief marketing officer of Constellation’s spirits and wine division, at the company’s San Francisco offices to see what Constellation has been up to in 2014 and take a look ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 17, 2014

After 2013 Rebound, Argentina’s Trapiche Hones Quality Message

One of the pioneers within the Argentine Malbec category in the U.S. market, Grupo Peñaflor-owned wine brand Trapiche has seen some upheaval stateside in recent years, but after a strong rebound in 2013 that earned it Impact “Hot Brand” honors, the franchise is back on the upswing. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 15, 2014

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