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Interview, Part 1: Jim Sabia, CMO, Constellation Brands

Industry veteran Jim Sabia became CMO for the entire Constellation Brands portfolio of wine, beer, and spirits brands last June, after serving as CMO for the beer unit since 2009. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 27, 2019

News Briefs for June 26, 2019

•New York-based importer Skurnik Wines & Spirits has acquired Cincinnati, Ohio’s Vintner Select, increasing Skurnik’s direct distribution network to eight states. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 26, 2019

Premiumization Trend Drives Imported Wine’s Growth In The U.S.

Imported wine has held steady in the U.S. at roughly 25% of the market in recent years. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 24, 2019

Constellation Posts 8.6% Sales Growth, But Forecasts Full-Year Decline For Wine And Spirits Unit

Constellation Brands has posted net sales of $6.3 billion for the nine months through November, up 8.6%, with operating income rising 10% to $1.95 billion. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 9, 2019

Constellation Sales Up 6% To $2 Billion In Fiscal First Quarter, Despite Wine And Spirits Slowdown

Constellation Brands enjoyed a strong start to its fiscal year, reporting a 6% net sales rise to just over $2 billion in the three months through May. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 29, 2018

Premium-Plus Imported Wines Continue Fast Rise, Led By Italy, New Zealand

Though the U.S. market’s total imported wine segment was roughly flat at 67 million 9-liter case depletions last year, according to Impact Databank, the category is seeing significant gains at the premium level. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 21, 2018

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