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News Briefs for July 6, 2016

•Veteran drinks journalist Jeffery Lindenmuth has been named executive editor of Whisky Advocate, part of the M. Shanken Communications group of publications, effective August 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 6, 2016

Deutsch Relaunches Peter Lehmann As Australian Wine Rebounds

With the Australian wine category returning to health in the U.S. market, Barossa Valley-based Peter Lehmann Wines aims to capitalize on the segment’s growth. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 17, 2016

Interview, Part 2: Hess Family’s John Grant & Nicole Carter

In the second part of our interview with Hess Family Wine Estates, the company’s chief operating officer John Grant and chief marketing officer Nicole Carter discuss new developments on the Colomé and Artezin brands, as well as the vision for the future of Hess. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 25, 2016

Interview, Part 1: Hess Family Wine Estates

Napa-based Hess Family Wine Estates has been revamping its operations recently with a focus on premium and luxury wines. As part of the push, Hess named fifth-generation family member Tim Persson as president and CEO, and has added a number of veteran wine executives, including John Grant (COO), Nicole Carter (CMO) and most recently Matthew Wood (VP, operations), all three formerly of Treasury Wine Estates. SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller met with Grant and Carter to get an update on progress. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 23, 2016

News Briefs for March 9, 2016

•Missouri’s Major Brands has appointed Scott Johnson as president of sales, effective May 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 9, 2016

News Briefs for August 21, 2015

•Diageo is extending its Smirnoff Sours flavored vodka range with a Berry Lemon offering. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 21, 2015

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