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Monthly Archive: November 2016

Interview, Part One: Constellation Brands Beer Division President Paul Hetterich

Paul Hetterich, a 30-year veteran with Constellation Brands, was named president of the company’s beer division earlier this year. The Chicago-based unit—which imports Corona Extra, Modelo Especial and Negra Modelo from Mexico—is the third-largest beer marketer in the U.S. The division continues to drive strong earnings for the parent company, posting a 20% increase in net sales in the second quarter of fiscal 2017. SND contributing editor Terri Allan met recently with Hetterich to discuss the beer division’s remarkable growth trends. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 30, 2016

New Scotch Whisky Releases From Terlato Distell Artisan Spirits

Terlato Distell Artisan Spirits, the spirits joint venture between Terlato Wines and South Africa’s Distell Group, has released four limited-edition Scotch whiskies in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 30, 2016

News Briefs for November 30, 2016

•As part of its ongoing Top 100 Wines of 2016 celebration, Wine Spectator has unveiled its number-eight and number-seven wines of the year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 30, 2016

Diageo’s Buchanan’s Bidding To Transcend Scotch Whisky Category

Propelled by a strong following within the Latino community, Buchanan’s is currently the fastest-growing Scotch whisky brand in the U.S. market, having expanded by 55% since 2012, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 29, 2016

Wine Spectator Kicks Off Top 100 Countdown

Each year since 1988, Wine Spectator has released its Top 100 list, where the magazine’s editors select the most exciting wines from the thousands reviewed during the course of the year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 29, 2016

News Briefs for November 29, 2016

•Chilean winemaker Concha y Toro enjoyed 7% revenue growth in the first nine months of 2016, but foreign exchange fluctuations hampered the group’s third-quarter progress, resulting in flat sales and a 15% drop in net income for three-month period ending September 30. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 29, 2016

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