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Daily Archive: June 30, 2011

Constellation Sales Slide In First Quarter, But Crown Still Thrives

As a result of the recent sell-off of its Australian and U.K. wine businesses, Constellation Brands’ net sales slid 19% to $635 million in its fiscal first quarter, which ended May 31st. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 30, 2011

Deutsch Strikes Deal With Napa’s Joseph Carr, Bolstering California Lineup

W.J. Deutsch & Sons, Ltd. has strengthened its California wine portfolio with an exclusive U.S. marketing and sales agreement to handle Napa Valley’s Joseph Carr and Josh Cellars brands. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 30, 2011

Brown-Forman Buys Maximus Vodka from Altia

Brown-Forman Corp. has agreed to buy Polish vodka brand Maximus from Finnish drinks company Altia PLC. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for June 30, 2011

•Kevin O’Neil is moving from his leadership role at Diageo North America to Charmer Sunbelt Group (CSG), where he’s been named executive vice president of the distributor’s dedicated Diageo/Moët Hennessy Division, effective August 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 30, 2011