Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ), the world’s leading premium wine company, announced today that it has completed the sale of its Australian and U.K. business to CHAMP Private Equity of Sydney, Australia. The transaction is valued at approximately A$290 million. Constellation retained an approximate 20 percent interest in the business and received cash proceeds of […] [...more]
Responsible for the continuous development and ongoing execution of National and Local promotional activities of the CWUS portfolio of products as they relate to the On-premise and Off-premise segment of product distribution. Financial management of division sales and profit goals is a key driver in this position. Managing and monitoring all expenditures related to Zone non-price activities.
Implement sales performance measures and targets using the CWUS CORE brand
priorities with distributors while assisting in achieving expected results.
• Manage wholesale managers and sales representatives to achieve CUWS depletion
and distribution goals.
• Develop and conduct annual Collaborative Business Plans, periodic tactical business
plans, monthly tactical business reviews, market surveys, competitive pricing surveys
and weekly progress checks of customer performance [...more]
Constellation Brands,announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Gaymer Cider Company business to C&C Group PLC of Dublin Ireland for 45 million pounds Sterling, or approximately $70 million, subject to closing adjustments. The transaction is expected to close by mid-January 2010. [...more]
Winemaker Australian Vintage Ltd (ASX:AVG) is still in talks with US-based Constellation Brands Inc about the possibility of combining part of their operations in Australia and the United Kingdom.
Australian Vintage chairman Ian Ferrier told the company's annual general meeting on Wednesday it was too early to say if the talks would lead to a transaction. [...more]
Constellation Wines Annual Report & Results Just Published Today
You can read and download their own report in full here [...more]
A record Sauvignon Blanc grape harvest in New Zealand may cap prices of the wine for as much as three years as recessions slow demand growth in the nation’s key export markets, according to winemaker Villa Maria Estate Ltd. [...more]
Constellation Brands Announces Senior Management Changes to Its International Business
"Alice White will be introducing consumers to a new concept that redefines how wine can be consumed, shared and enjoyed," said Jo Andrews, Alice White Brand Manager. "In the last year, wine in Tetra Pak cartons has grown almost 50 percent in volume sales.(2) We saw an amazing opportunity to extend our core wines into Tetra Pak cartons to meet the needs of todays' consumers seeking quality and value as well as convenience with less waste for the environment." [...more]
Crown Imports LLC is a joint venture that imports, distributes and markets the most attractive imported beer portfolio across the entire U.S. The Crown portfolio includes Corona Extra, the #1 imported beer in the U.S. and #6 beer overall, Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Negra Modelo, Pacifico, St. Pauli Girl and the Tsingtao beer brands. [...more]
To ensure strategic planning for annual and long term viability of vineyard operations. Works with winemaking teams to insure highest value of fruit use. Responsible for managing and long term planning of Capital. Manage hiring & monitoring of FLC’s as well as day to day operations in vineyards. Manage budgets for vineyards to ensure that actual comes in below budget. [...more]