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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

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

Constellation Outperforms On Strength Of Crown, Raises Full-Year Earnings Projections

Constellation Brands shares jumped by more than 7% in pre-market trading this morning after the company outperformed expectations in its fiscal first quarter. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 2, 2014

News Briefs for June 23, 2014

•Constellation Brands has tapped former Treasury Wine Estates executive Sam Glaetzer as managing director of its New Zealand operations, effective July 14. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 23, 2014

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