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Daily Archive: October 5, 2018

With Vintage Point Partnership, Dave Phinney Looks To Bolster Department 66 Brand

Known as one of California’s most innovative winemakers, Dave Phinney is also at work on the other side of the Atlantic, building his Department 66 label from Southwest France’s Roussillon region. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 5, 2018

Wally’s Unveils Its New Santa Monica Retail-Restaurant Concept

Luxury Los Angeles retailer Wally’s Wine & Spirits is set to debut its new, 9,500-square-foot storefront in Santa Monica, California. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 5, 2018

News Briefs for October 5, 2018

•In case you missed yesterday’s News Alert, Beam Suntory has named Albert Baladi to succeed Matt Shattock as CEO, effective April 2019. Baladi, who has been with Beam Suntory since 2011, is currently the spirits giant’s COO and president for North America. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 5, 2018

News Alert: Beam Suntory Names Albert Baladi CEO, Succeeding Shattock, Effective Next April

Beam Suntory has announced that current CEO Matt Shattock will step down from chief executive duties effective in April 2019, and will be replaced by Albert Baladi, currently Beam Suntory’s COO and president for North America.

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Posted in News on October 5, 2018