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Incoming CEO David Dearie On The Ste. Michelle Game Plan

On Tuesday, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates announced that industry veteran and former Treasury Wine Estates CEO David Dearie will become its next chief executive on November 1, replacing the retiring Jim Mortensen. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 29, 2020

News Briefs for October 29, 2020

•Chopin Imports is bringing Ron Carúpano rum to the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 29, 2020

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 29, 2020

•St. Louis-based brewer Schlafly Beer has launched Wintery Haze, the latest seasonal from the brewery. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 29, 2020

Impact Databank: Sparkling Wines Defy Gravity Amid 2020’s Challenges

The total U.S. wine market is poised to register its 27th consecutive annual volume gain to yet another record high in 2020, but faced with fierce competition from hard seltzer, spirits, and other drinks sectors, as well as a still uncertain on-premise environment, the industry is expected to inch ahead just 0.2% this year, according to The U.S. Wine Market: Shanken’s Impact Databank Review & Forecast, 2020 Edition. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 28, 2020

David Dearie To Lead Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

In case you missed yesterday’s news alert, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates has named industry veteran David Dearie as its new chief executive, replacing the retiring Jim Mortensen. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 28, 2020

News Briefs for October 28, 2020

•Bacardi-owned Angel’s Envy has announced the 2020 iteration of its Cask Strength Kentucky Straight Bourbon whiskey finished in Port barrels. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 28, 2020

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