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News Briefs for April 16, 2018

•Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits has appointed Randy Barnhart vice president, government affairs, east region. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 16, 2018

Drinks Industry Joins Forces To Provide Hurricane Harvey Relief

After Hurricane Harvey drenched Houston with over 50 inches of rain earlier this week, beverage alcohol producers, distributors and retailers have stepped up to ensure that their communities get the resources needed to stay safe and rebuild. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 31, 2017

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 27, 2017

•Louisville’s Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. has entered five new states. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 27, 2017

Southern Glazer’s, A Year After The Merger

On June 30 of last year, Southern Wine & Spirits of America and Glazer’s Inc. finalized their merger deal and launched spirits and wine distribution giant Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, LLC. The deal, which had been announced six months earlier, created a distributor with total revenues projected at $17.5 billion for 2017. Southern Glazer’s today handles more than 150 million cases of wine and spirits annually, employs over 20,000 people and operates in 44 states plus the District of Columbia, in addition to the Caribbean and Canada. SND executive editor David Fleming spoke recently with Southern Glazer’s CEO Wayne Chaplin to get an update on progress after year-one. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 17, 2017

Bacardi Acquires Minority Stake In Irish Whiskey Maker Teeling, Takes Over As U.S. Importer

Bacardi Ltd. has become the exclusive U.S. importer for the Teeling Irish whiskey range, effective September 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 30, 2017

Interview, Part 1: Pete Carr, President, Bacardi North America

Pete Carr was appointed regional president of Bacardi North America in 2014, marking another milestone in a 25-year drinks industry career that has also included time as executive vice president, Glazer’s; president, U.S. Spirits, Diageo; and president, Diageo-Guinness USA. Since joining Bacardi, Carr has engineered the family-owned spirits giant’s new national alignment with Southern Glazer’s and led the effort to reinvigorate the company’s flagship rum brand with a variety of new initiatives. SND managing editor Daniel Marsteller recently spoke with Carr to discuss the latest developments within the Bacardi portfolio and what the future holds for the company.

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Posted in News on June 12, 2017

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