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Treasury Lifts Penfolds Sales With Vintec Promotion

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has boosted sales of its flagship Penfolds brand this month, thanks to a successful promotion with Vintec wine refrigerators in its home market of Australia. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 29, 2014

Ste. Michelle Posts 5% Sales Growth In First Half

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates enjoyed a 5% net revenue increase to $275 million in the first half of 2014, even as volumes registered just a 1.5% growth rate. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 23, 2014

Exclusive: Treasury’s Rising Chateau St. Jean Unveils Lightly-Oaked “Bijou” Chardonnay

One of the bright spots amid a tough period for Treasury Wine Estates lately has been the strong performance of Sonoma winery Chateau St. Jean. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 22, 2014

Interview, Part 1: Chris Fehrnstrom, CMO, Constellation Wine & Spirits

Constellation Brands is one of the spirits and wine industry’s true giants. Constellation ranks second in U.S. wine sales, behind only E.&J. Gallo, and is also one of the U.S. spirits market’s leading players, with a portfolio featuring brands like Svedka (the market’s third-biggest vodka brand), Black Velvet (the number-two Canadian whisky brand) and Paul Masson brandy. SND managing editor Peter Zwiebach recently met with Chris Fehrnstrom, chief marketing officer of Constellation’s spirits and wine division, at the company’s San Francisco offices to see what Constellation has been up to in 2014 and take a look ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 17, 2014

Wine Spectator: U.S. Wine Shipping Laws, State By State

With the key wine-consuming state of Massachusetts agreeing in recent days to allow direct wine shipments to consumers, the direct-shipping issue is making headlines again. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 17, 2014

Pernod Ricard USA Taps Sparkling Wine Trend With Café de Paris Brand

Looking to take advantage of the ongoing popularity of imported sparkling wines in the U.S. market, Pernod Ricard is launching two fruit-flavored sparklers under a brand new to the U.S. market, Café de Paris, this month. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 10, 2014

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