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China’s Consumers Flock To Imported Wines

Imported wines are booming in China, up 44% to 62 million cases last year, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 19, 2016

Interview, Part 1: Hess Family Wine Estates

Napa-based Hess Family Wine Estates has been revamping its operations recently with a focus on premium and luxury wines. As part of the push, Hess named fifth-generation family member Tim Persson as president and CEO, and has added a number of veteran wine executives, including John Grant (COO), Nicole Carter (CMO) and most recently Matthew Wood (VP, operations), all three formerly of Treasury Wine Estates. SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller met with Grant and Carter to get an update on progress. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 23, 2016

News Briefs for June 2, 2015

•Looking to regain momentum behind Absolut vodka, Pernod Ricard plans to launch an oak-aged vodka under the brand this month, Reuters reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 2, 2015

News Briefs for June 26, 2014

•Charles and Ali Banks, founders of the California-based wine group Terroir, have expanded their partnership with Monterey-based hospitality management firm Coastal Luxury Management (CLM), concurrent with the departure of CLM co-founder and president Robert Weakley. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 26, 2014

News Briefs for May 13, 2014

•Anheuser-Busch InBev is rolling out a new global campaign in support of its Stella Artois beer brand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 13, 2014