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Woodford Reserve promotes Master Taster Elizabeth McCall to assistant master distiller of the Brown-Forman brand.

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Benovia Winery promotes Ed Thralls to general manager and co-founder Mary Dewane to vice chairman.  Thralls joined

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Burgess Cellars has promoted winemaker Kelly Woods to Winemaker – General Manager. Woods has served as head winemaker of this 45-year old family owned estate since 2013. Eastside Distilling, Inc. hired Kim Davis as the company’s Controller.  She was most recently … Continue reading

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Banfi Names Cristina Mariani-May President/CEO

Cristina Mariani-May has been named President/CEO of Banfi Vintners, a leading importer of fine wine. Since 2007, the CEO role had been shared by Mariani-May with her fellow third-generation

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Nuno Teles Named President, Diageo Beer Co. USA

Teles joins Diageo from Heineken USA, where he’s currently Chief Marketing Officer, a position he’s held since 2014. 

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Joseph Phelps Vineyards Promotes Robert Boyd to President

Boyd will oversee Phelps’ Napa Valley and Sonoma Coast wineries. He joined Joseph Phelps Vineyards in 2011 as VP/Chief Financial

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