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The Wine Group Confirms Appointment Of Cate Hardy As CEO

In case you missed this weekend’s news alert, The Wine Group has now confirmed to SND that veteran retail executive Cate Hardy will take over as CEO from Brian Vos, who is retiring later this year after a 20-year tenure with the company. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 26, 2020

Report: Retail Veteran Cate Hardy To Become CEO Of The Wine Group

The Wine Group is set to come under new leadership, according to a report in the Seattle Times. The paper reports that veteran retail executive Cate Hardy is leaving Puget Sound-based PCC Community Markets effective in July to become CEO of The Wine Group. Brian Vos has served as The Wine Group’s chief executive since 2012. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 26, 2020

The Wine Group’s Mahoney Partnered With Kings & Convicts To Acquire Ballast Point

On Tuesday, news broke that Constellation Brands has agreed to sell craft brewer Ballast Point to the Chicagoland brewery Kings & Convicts for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 5, 2019

Interview, Part 2: Jeff Dubiel, CMO, The Wine Group

In the second part of our interview with Jeff Dubiel, The Wine Group’s CMO discusses premiumization within the portfolio, recent acquisitions, and the agency brands that are part of the mix. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 2, 2019

The Wine Group Relaunches Franzia With Multi-Million Dollar Campaign

Franzia has been the largest-selling wine brand by volume in the U.S. for nearly a quarter-century. This entry-level wine brand has hovered at around 23 million 9-liter cases in the U.S. over the past few years, retailing at approximately $17 a 5-liter box. This spring, Franzia owner The Wine Group is backing Franzia with its first major marketing campaign in 35 years. A full packaging revamp, as well as new products and line extensions, are also hitting the market. SND executive editor Daniel Marsteller recently spoke with The Wine Group CMO Jeff Dubiel to discuss the relaunch and the future of Franzia. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 1, 2019

News Briefs for October 23, 2018

•California’s The Family Coppola has acquired Vista Hills Vineyard, located in Oregon’s Dundee Hills AVA, for an undisclosed amount. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 23, 2018

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