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Daily Archive: March 26, 2020

Interview: Rocco Lombardo Of Wilson Daniels On Responding To COVID-19

Fine wine importer and distributor Wilson Daniels had revenues of $162 million last year, including $85 million for its national import business, and $77 million for its wholesale operations across New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Oregon. Like others, the company has moved aggressively to respond to the havoc wrought by coronavirus across the market, adapting its operations to account for the new realities of doing business amid the outbreak. SND executive editor Daniel Marsteller spoke with Wilson Daniels president Rocco Lombardo for an update. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 26, 2020

Kentucky’s New Riff Distilling Keeps Production Going, With Off-Premise Sales Showing Resilience

While larger-scale brands have fared best in the COVID-19 crisis thanks to their presence in grocery, drug, and major retail channels, the smaller players have been facing greater challenges. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for March 26, 2020

•The COVID-19 stimulus package passed by the U.S. Senate includes a tax waiver for distillers making hand sanitizer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 26, 2020