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News Briefs for January 11, 2017

•American Harvest Vodka, formerly part of the Sidney Frank Importing Co. (SFIC) portfolio, has been acquired from the Frank family by Beach Whiskey Co. for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 11, 2017

News Briefs for December 13, 2016

•Whisky Advocate has named Yoichi Single Malt as its Japanese Whisky of the Year. Yoichi Single Malt is 45% abv and retails at $80 a bottle. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 13, 2016

V2’s Dan Leese On Chain Expansion And Opportunities In Imported Wine

While V2 Wine Group has a California-geared portfolio, president Dan Leese sees ample room for expansion in Oregon, Washington and the import segment. In the second part of this interview, Leese looks at those opportunities, as well as the changes wrought by the twin waves of wholesale and retail consolidation across the U.S. wine market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 26, 2016

Sonoma’s V2 Wine Group Aims To Double Business Within Five Years

Launched in 2010 by industry veterans Dan and Katy Leese and entrepreneur Pete Kight as a wine production, sales and marketing company, Sonoma’s V2 Wine Group has reached an annual volume of about 600,000 cases and revenues of just under $65 million. Dan Leese, who serves as president, has set the goal of doubling sales in the next five years. In the first part of this exclusive interview with SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller, Leese discusses growth prospects across V2’s expanding portfolio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 25, 2016

News Briefs for July 7, 2016

•Pernod Ricard has opened the latest distillery in its Our/Vodka program with its launch of Our/Los Angeles. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 7, 2016

News Briefs for June 28, 2016

•Excelsior Wines’ Little Black Dress has added a rosé offering to its lineup, available nationwide. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2016

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