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Monthly Archive: November 2011

Boisset Acquires Skalli; St. Supery Not Included In Deal

Boisset, La Famille des Grands Vins has agreed to acquire Skalli Family Wines, the French winemaker renowned for its Languedoc varietals. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 28, 2011

News Briefs for November 28, 2011

•Scotch producer Edrington Group reported a 2% increase in turnover to £278.7 million ($433.9m) for the six months to September 30. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 28, 2011

Fladgate Partnership Touts 2009 Vintage, Toasts Port’s Trend Toward The High End

The Fladgate Partnership, which owns three of Port’s most renowned labels—Croft, Taylor Fladgate and Fonseca—says that while times are tough at the lower price points, high-end Port, which is Fladgate’s focus, has seen increasing consumer interest and growing sales. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 23, 2011

News Briefs for November 23, 2011

•Champagne Deutz has left Maisons Marques & Domaines USA (MMD)—the marketing unit for Champagne Louis Roederer and Roederer Estate—in exchange for a “regional representation” strategy. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 23, 2011

Total Wine’s New Board Of Directors Holds First Meeting, Names Adrian Bellamy Chairman

This past Saturday afternoon, Total Wine & More concluded the first-ever meeting of its board of directors, led by board chairman Adrian Bellamy. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 22, 2011

Amended Lawsuit Accuses Skinnygirl Of False Labeling

Beam Inc.’s Skinnygirl Margarita has been hit with an amended version of a $10 million lawsuit filed earlier this year, the New York Post reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 22, 2011

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