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WSWA Convention Update: Gerry Ruvo, Carmine Martignetti Address General Session

The 74th Annual Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) convention kicked off yesterday with a general session featuring speeches by incoming WSWA chairman Carmine Martignetti and Campari America chairman Gerry Ruvo, who was presented with the Sidney Frank Innovation Award. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 20, 2017

News Briefs for December 2, 2016

•Beverage alcohol delivery provider Drizly has entered Connecticut and Ohio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 2, 2016

News Briefs for November 4, 2016

•Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has announced plans to add the Truvee wine brand—acquired in its $600 million purchase of the former Diageo wine business last year—to its global portfolio in an appeal to female drinkers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 4, 2016

News Briefs for September 30, 2016

•Captain Morgan brand is set to roll out a new Jack-O’Blast Limited Edition Pumpkin Spiced Rum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 30, 2016

News Briefs for August 4, 2016

•MGP Ingredients’ net sales declined 5% to $157 million in the first half owing to a decrease in “lower-margin distillery product lines,” but operating income grew 21% to $20 million on brisk sales of higher-margin premium beverage alcohol products. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 4, 2016

Surdyk’s On The State Of The Minnesota Market

The Surdyk family, which has been selling beverage alcohol in the Minneapolis market since 1934, is in the midst of a transition to a fourth generation of leadership as Jim Surdyk, CEO since 1988, cedes more day-to-day responsibility to his three children—triplets Melissa, Taylor and Molly, age 30. SND recently sat down with Jim Surdyk and family, as well as general manager Steven Wilk, at Surdyk’s, the single-unit 12,000-square-foot store on Minneapolis’s northeast side, to discuss the local retailing scene. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 1, 2016

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