UK Drinks Wholesale Group – Waverley TBS has appointed Jonathan Townsend as its new Managing Director. Townsend joined Waverley last summer as Commercial Director and has over 20 years experience in the drinks industry including a spell as MD at Scottish & Newcastle subsidiary John Smith’s. He takes over from Gordon Johncox, who left in […] [...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]
Drinks wholesaler Wharton Wade Wines, which was only set up two years ago by drinks industry businessmen Dale Wharton and Derek Wade has been placed into administration. [...more]
A short introduction to the Drinks Industry's Professional & Social Network - InDrinks.
To join InDrinks you need to be a member of LinkedIn. You can join the group here: [...more]
The UK's leading drinks manufacturers have appointed Seymour Fortescue as the first external Chairman of the Portman Group. [...more]
One of the UK's largest suppliers of Wines & Spirits to off trade retailers has taken the potentially controversial step of opening up their own on-line store, targeting stay at home consumers with a wide range of leading branded beers, ciders and wines and spirits. [...more]
CORK drink distribution firm Barry & Fitzwilliam is planning an expansion into the North.
The company's managing director said drinks sales in the Republic have been hit by the exodus of shoppers heading North for cheaper prices. [...more]
International Beverage (InterBev), a wholly owned subsidiary of the alcohol beverage producer Thai Bev, has assigned its Speyburn and Old Pulteney brands to International Beverage USA (InterBev USA), its New York City subsidiary, in order to strengthen its commitment to the US marketplace.
Constellation Wines Annual Report & Results Just Published Today
You can read and download their own report in full here [...more]
Cameron Hughes Wine Appoints Regal Wine Co. as California Distributor [...more]
Inertia Beverage Group (IBG) has agreed in principle with Silicon Valley Bank to acquire its debt position in New Vine, the order fulfilment service, subject to due diligence and definitive agreements. [...more]
DFV Wines, a 3rd generation family-owned wine company with 85 years of experience in California winemaking and winegrowing, is pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with Bodegas Baigorri to import Baigorri wines into the U.S. marketplace.
Located in the heart of Rioja, Bodegas Baigorri embraces a fusion of old world tradition and new world winemaking. The winery was the vision of founder Jesus Baigorri and renowned Basque architect Inaki Aspiazu, who set out to create a space that integrates stunning architecture, gentle winemaking, and the rugged Rioja Alavesa landscape. [...more]