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Exclusive: Major Changes At The Top For Stoli Group USA

Stoli Group USA is set to come under new leadership, with global CEO Hugues Pietrini becoming interim CEO of the U.S. business, SND has learned. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 2, 2018

Stoli Group USA Maps Plans To Invest $150 Million In Kentucky Distillery

Stoli Group USA is making plans to pour $150 million into a new distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 29, 2017

News Briefs for September 27, 2016

•SPI Group has announced that Robert Cullins, CEO of the company’s Stoli Group subsidiary, will step down effective October 15. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 27, 2016

Stoli Owner SPI Takes Aim At Fine Wine

A year ago, Stolichnaya vodka owner SPI Group tapped Moët Hennessy veteran Manuel Louzada to lead its newly formed Stoli Prestige Wine unit, comprised of Argentina’s Achaval-Ferrer, recent acquisition Arinzano (based in northeastern Spain) and SPI’s minority stake in Italian estates Tenuta dell’Ornellaia, Castelgiocondo and Luce della Vite (held in partnership with the Frescobaldi family and Michael Mondavi). SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently spoke with Louzada to discuss SPI’s plans for its growing wine stable. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 23, 2016

News Briefs for August 25, 2015

•Russian state-owned group FTE Sojuzplodoimport has renewed its fight asserting ownership of the Stolichnaya vodka brand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 25, 2015

SPI Group Taps Moët Hennessy Veteran Louzada To Lead Luxury Wine Unit

Stolichnaya vodka owner SPI Group has named Manuel Louzada to lead its newly formed luxury wine division. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 5, 2015

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