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Constellation Sharpens Focus On Core Wine And Spirits Brands

With its pending $1.7 billion sale of 34 lower-end wine and spirits brands to E.&J. Gallo slated to close by the end of February, Constellation Brands has refocused its wine and spirits portfolio around a core of premium and above labels. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 9, 2019

New Zealand Wine’s U.S Growth Continues

New Zealand’s wine shipments to the U.S. increased 6.7% to NZ$557 million ($353m) in the 12 months through June, according to the New Zealand Winegrowers trade group, capping a six-year run in which they’ve roughly doubled in value terms. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 29, 2019

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

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