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Beam Suntory appoints Vince Ambrosino Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy & Technology Officer. Ambrosino currently serves as Executive Officer & Division COO of the Global Business Development Department at Suntory Holdings, the parent company of Beam Suntory. Prior to joining … Continue reading

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Beam Suntory Taps Albert Baladi to Lead Americas Region

Beam Suntory named Albert Baladi, currently President of its International region, to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer and President, Americas.  He succeeds Tim Hassett, who has served as President of the Americas region for the past three … Continue reading

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Aldi Taps Timothy Goodman for Wine Labels

With the objective of becoming “a destination for wine enthusiasts looking for diversity of regional and varietal at a great value,” Aldi Inc., which operates 1,700 stores in 35 states, is launching a limited

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Acumen Wines, an Atlas Peak vineyard estate, added two veteran sales executives to its growing team. The newest appointments include Carter Prasse-Freeman as Central Regional Sales Manager and Daniel Saavedra as Eastern Regional Sales Manager.  Prasse-Freeman joins from Southern Glazer’s, … Continue reading

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Brown-Forman names Juan Merizalde Carrillo as Distillery Manager for the Old Forester Distillery. Located at 117 and 119 Main Street along Louisville’s historic “Whiskey Row,” the distillery and bourbon experience will open in late spring 2018.

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Backpack Wine Intros New Variety, Hires Regional Sales Director

Backpack Wine, the premium canned wine blended from Washington State grapes and produced by Source Code Beverage, Oak Brook, Ill., is expanding its portfolio and its

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