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Interview, Part 2: Giancarlo Bianchetti, CEO, Bonterra Organic Estates

In the second part of our interview, Bonterra Organic Estates chief executive Giancarlo Bianchetti discusses the outlook for the 3.5-million-case company’s Chile and Argentina brands, as well as e-commerce and the possibilities for upcoming portfolio expansion. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 3, 2022

Concha y Toro’s Full-Year Sales Top $1 Billion

Chile’s Viña Concha y Toro saw sales top the $1 billion mark on a 9% increase in 2021, bolstered by the company’s premiumization strategy, with an acceleration to 21% growth in the fourth quarter. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 16, 2022

Interview, Part One: Excelsior Wines President Marc Goodrich Embraces Change

In 2011, Concha y Toro and Banfi Vintners formed Excelsior Wines to market the Concha y Toro range in the U.S. market, as well as the wines of Trivento, Concha y Toro’s Argentine property, and the Chilean wine giant’s Little Black Dress and Five Rivers brands from California.

In late 2013, Marc Goodrich transitioned from his position as chief operating officer at Banfi to the helm of Excelsior Wines. Believing that Excelsior had untapped growth potential, he has significantly changed the way it markets and sells its portfolio. In Part One of this two-part interview, Goodrich discusses those changes and the company’s performance with Shanken News Daily managing editor Peter Zwiebach. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 24, 2015

News Briefs for February 10, 2014

•India’s Supreme Court has reportedly delayed its examination of the disputed portion of Diageo’s stake in United Spirits Ltd. (USL) until April. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 10, 2014