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Wine Spectator: Italy’s Antinori Buys Majority Stake in Friuli Winery Jermann

Italian wine giant Antinori has purchased a majority stake in the historic Jermann winery, located in northeastern Italy’s Friuli-Venezia-Giulia region. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 12, 2021

Wine Spectator: Straight Talk With Piero Antinori

Piero Antinori led Italy’s Marchesi Antinori—a 26-generation family business—for more than a half-century. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 19, 2020

News Briefs for February 19, 2019

•Analysts at Berenberg have suggested that Diageo and Moët Hennessy could team for a joint acquisition of Pernod Ricard.

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Posted in News on February 19, 2019

Interview, Part 2: Ted Baseler, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

In the second part of our interview with Ted Baseler, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates’ chief executive discusses the group’s California portfolio and partner brands, as well as trends in its core Washington business. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 11, 2017

Antinori’s Antica Napa Valley Venture Reaches Critical Mass

Italy’s Antinori family released the first estate wines from Antica Napa Valley, its property in the Atlas Peak AVA, in 2007. Since then, the company has invested aggressively in Antica’s vineyards, growing production from about 1,600 cases the first year to its current 10,000 cases, focused on estate Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. The Antica wines, which thus far have garnered scores in the high 80s and low 90s from Wine Spectator, are distributed in the U.S. by Antinori partner Ste. Michelle Wine Estates (Ste. Michelle also handles Antinori’s Italian wines in the U.S., and the two companies are joint venture partners in Napa Valley’s Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars and Washington’s Col Solare). SND recently interviewed Antinori California estate manager Glenn Salva to find out where the Antica Napa business is headed. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 24, 2016

News Briefs for February 9, 2016

•Diageo is debuting a special edition of Johnnie Walker Blue Label to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 9, 2016