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Interview, Part 1: Hess Family Wine Estates Managing Director Timothy Persson

Hess Family Wine Estates, part of The Hess Group of Switzerland, has undergone a strategic overhaul recently, offloading Australia’s Peter Lehmann Wines to Casella for $49.5 million last November, and making major investments in its flagship Hess Collection range, which includes Mount Veeder, Napa Valley and Select tiers. The company—whose other brands include MacPhail, Sequana and Artezin among others—has also revamped its leadership team, with Hess family member Timothy Persson named managing director in 2012, and John Grant—formerly managing director for Treasury’s Beringer brand—joining as COO last August. SND associate editor Christina Jelski recently met with Persson to discuss the company’s U.S. outlook. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 18, 2015

News Briefs for May 1, 2015

•St. Helena-based Wilson Daniels has named Rocco Lombardo president, effective June 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 1, 2015

Beringer Unveils New “Taste Station” For Retailers, Beginning With Kroger Test Run

Treasury Wine Estates’ Beringer brand is innovating in the consumer sampling area with the test launch of a new Taste Station concept. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 3, 2015

Treasury To Sell Off Sonoma’s Asti Winery As Part Of Consolidation Plan

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) is putting its Asti winery in Sonoma County on the block as part of its move to streamline its U.S. operations. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 31, 2015

Impact Seminar Snapshot: Treasury Wine’s Clarke On The Globalization of Wine Marketing

As managing director and CEO of Treasury Wine Estates, one of the wine industry’s most geographically diverse marketers, Michael Clarke was well placed to address the topic of “The Globalization of Wine Marketing” at the recent Impact Marketing Seminar. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 25, 2015

Wine Spectator: Lawsuit Claims California Wines Contain Dangerous Arsenic Levels

Are some California wineries “secretly poisoning wine consumers”? That’s one of the incendiary charges being leveled in a class-action lawsuit against several of the biggest companies in American wine, filed March 19 in a California state court. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 20, 2015

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