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News Briefs for May 4, 2018

•Entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist Leslie Rudd, who was active at all three levels of the drinks industry, passed away in New York yesterday of cancer at the age of 76. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 4, 2018

News Briefs for March 9, 2018

•Vinexpo, the massive wine and spirits trade show, returned to New York City this week for the first time in 16 years. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 9, 2018

Market Watch Leader Hank Robinson Passes Away at 96

Hank Robinson, who helped build Denver-based Argonaut Wine & Liquor into a major player in the Colorado retail market, died January 31 at the age of 96 after a long illness. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 5, 2018

News Briefs for December 21, 2017

•Classified-growth Bordeaux specialist Joanne U.S. has aligned with Wilson Daniels Wholesale in the New York and New Jersey markets. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 21, 2017

Wine Spectator: Sonoma Wine Legend Davis Bynum Dies at 92

Davis Bynum, a former journalist who turned his home-winemaking passion into a pioneering Sonoma County winery, died December 3 from cancer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 6, 2017

Joel Buchman, Prominent Beverage Alcohol Attorney, Dies At 79

Leading beverage alcohol attorney Joel Buchman passed away on October 26 at the age of 79. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 14, 2017