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Interview, Part 2: Marc Taub, President And CEO, Taub Family Cos.

In the second part of our interview, Marc Taub, president and CEO of Taub Family Cos., discusses his company’s expansion into California wine as well as the ongoing development of its spirits portfolio.

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Posted in News on September 24, 2020

Cigar Aficionado: U.S. Tightens Sanctions On Cuba, Bars Americans From Buying Cuban Rum, Cigars

Americans will no longer be allowed to buy Cuban cigars, Cuban rum, or to stay in Cuban hotels, President Trump announced in a White House speech yesterday. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 24, 2020

Spirits Growth Tapers Off-Premise, As On-Premise Slowly Returns

Off-premise spirits volumes in Nielsen channels decelerated slightly to 25% value growth and 18% volume growth in the 4-week period ending September 5. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 24, 2020

News Briefs for September 24, 2020

•Absolut will debut its first TV ad in three years on Monday, September 29 before the first presidential debate, featuring the tagline “Vote First, Drink Second.” Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 24, 2020

Interview, Part 1: Marc Taub, President And CEO, Taub Family Cos.

New York-based Taub Family Cos. encompasses Palm Bay International, known for million-case players like Cavit and Roscato, as well as fine wine unit Taub Family Selections, housing a stable of higher-end labels including Bertani, Fontanafredda, Planeta, Ferrari, Mastroberardino, Sella & Mosca, Trimbach, Jean-Luc Colombo, Champagne Boizel, Lafite Rothschild, Saget La Perriere, Greysac, Invivo, and Taub Family Vineyards, among many others. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 23, 2020

News Briefs for September 23, 2020

•Christopher Lynch has been named president of Napa Valley’s Opus One winery, succeeding David Pearson, who has held the role since 2004. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 23, 2020

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