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Daily Archive: July 18, 2014

Interview, Part 2: Chris Fehrnstrom, CMO, Constellation Wine & Spirits

In Part 2 of this exclusive SND interview, Chris Fehrnstrom, chief marketing officer for Constellation Brands’ spirits and wine division, discusses how the whisk(e)y boom is impacting the company, Constellation’s efforts to reach female wine consumers and its international ambitions. Continue reading →

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Rémy Cointreau Sees Tough Q1, But Expects Growth For Full Year

It continued to be tough sledding for Rémy Cointreau in the three months through June, its fiscal first quarter, in which the French drinks group posted organic sales down 5.7% to €215 million ($291m). Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 18, 2014

•Energy-industry billionaire and wine collector Bill Koch announced on July 15 that he has settled his six-year lawsuit against New York auction house Acker Merrall & Condit, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 18, 2014

•Cleveland, Ohio’s Great Lakes Brewing Company is completing the second phase of a planned $7 million brewery enhancement project that will increase capacity by 20%. Continue reading →

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