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Interview, Part 1: David Townsend, President And CEO, The Winebow Group

The Winebow Group was formed in 2014, when New York importer and wholesaler Winebow merged with Virginia-based importer and distributor The Vintner Group. With total annual revenue of approximately $750 million, the merged entity has expanded aggressively on the wholesale side over the past two years and now has distribution operations in 19 states. SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently spoke with Winebow Group’s president and CEO David Townsend to get an update. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 19, 2016

Wine Spectator: Silicon Valley Investment Firm Buys Majority Stake In Napa’s Far Niente Wine Estates

Private equity firm GI Partners has bought a majority stake in Napa’s Far Niente Wine Estates, which includes the Far Niente winery, as well as sister brands Dolce, Nickel & Nickel, EnRoute and Bella Union, Wine Spectator has learned. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 17, 2016

Biagio Cru Expects Big Year For “Hot Brand” Lolailo Sangria

New York-based importer Biagio Cru & Estate has earned four consecutive Impact “Hot Brand” awards for its Lolailo Sangria, which has grown by more than 70% over the past three years. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 17, 2016

Wine Spectator: Jackson Family Wines Buys Sonoma’s Copaín

Jackson Family Wines is continuing its Pinot Noir buying spree, acquiring the Sonoma winery Copaín, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 17, 2016

At Pernod Ricard USA, Paul Duffy Will Lead An Entirely New Team

When Paul Duffy returns as Pernod Ricard USA’s CEO this summer, he’ll be heading up a team that’s been dramatically transformed over the past several months. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 13, 2016

Bordeaux’s 2015 Futures Campaign: Wine Spectator’s Analysis

The springtime frenzy of Bordeaux’s en primeur tastings is over, and the next stage in the 2015 vintage’s life is here: the formal release of the wine futures to the market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 11, 2016

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