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Stoli Owner SPI Takes Aim At Fine Wine

A year ago, Stolichnaya vodka owner SPI Group tapped Moët Hennessy veteran Manuel Louzada to lead its newly formed Stoli Prestige Wine unit, comprised of Argentina’s Achaval-Ferrer, recent acquisition Arinzano (based in northeastern Spain) and SPI’s minority stake in Italian estates Tenuta dell’Ornellaia, Castelgiocondo and Luce della Vite (held in partnership with the Frescobaldi family and Michael Mondavi). SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently spoke with Louzada to discuss SPI’s plans for its growing wine stable. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 23, 2016

Exclusive: After U.S. Growth Year, Stoli Promotes Cullins To CEO, Esposito To Chairman Of Stoli USA

Coming off a strong year for Stolichnaya vodka in the U.S. market, Stoli Group says it will now aim to consolidate those gains while also expanding its footprint through acquisitions. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 20, 2015

Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi Sees U.S. Sales Surge 19%

Italy’s Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi says it enjoyed strong growth in the U.S. market in 2013, with shipment value jumping 19%. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 30, 2014